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Smith Jr Ends Geffrard Challenge In Nine, Wants Canelo Fight

The reign of Joe Smith Jr as WBO light-heavyweight champion finally got underway with a 9th round wi

Jacobs-Ryder Card Gets Additions, Cash and Fisher To Feature

The undercard for Matchroom Boxing’s first event of the year has some additions. February 12 at th

Carl Greaves: Avanesyan Beats Benn Easily, They Know That!

David Avanesyan’s trainer Carl Greaves would like a bit of honesty from Conor Benn’s team. The E

Eubank Jr-Williams Official: Shields, Jenkins, Dubois On Und...

With boxing in Britain getting back into full swing next month Friday saw the official announcement

Cheavon Clarke signs with Matchroom Boxing

Cheavon Clarke has signed a long-term promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and wi

Smith Jr vs Geffrard Big Fight Preview

Can late sub Steve Geffrard upset title holder Joe Smith Jr in this weekend’s WBO light-heavyweigh

Otto Wallin: A late bloomer

As heavyweight boxing looks set to announce a top-tier fight between a Frenchman and a Croatian, one

Dubois Plotting Heavyweight Supremacy

Daniel Dubois believes he is destined to become the heavyweight division’s leading light when his


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Otto Wallin: A late bloomer

As heavyweight boxing looks set to announce a top-tier fight between a Frenchman and a Croatian, one of Sweden’s best exports still lingers in the shadows, disappointed that his year closed out to muted fanfare.   Speaking to B...

Amir Khan: At Peace Under Pressure

Amir Khan hasn’t been recognised.  In this part of the world, Omaha, Nebraska, it isn’t entirely unusual for the former world champion and Olympic silver medallist to escape days unnoticed – a far cry from his life at home in the...

Kash Farooq: Winning by decision

For Glasgow’s Kash Farooq (16-1, 6KOs), his dreams are twisted up in car wrecks, as his career at the top level of his chosen sport appears finished, despite a life of sacrifice and irreplaceable discipline. And it reminds us of what box...

Fei Faiva: Ice cold in the Catskills

The ‘Willie bag,’ stained by the dark leather of thousands of gloves and strangled by duct tape haphazardly wrapped around a thick, vertical, blue metal structure, remains one of Cus D’Amato’s training staples. The numbers are still...

Giovani Santillan: Waiting for my moment

ON October 15th, San Diego’s Pechanga Arena unanimously rose to its feet, with cheers ringing out, beers spilling, as one of the city’s own returned to the ring. For undefeated welterweight campaigner Giovani Santillan (28-0, ...

Hannah Rankin: Finally in my element

IT would be inaccurate to say the dust has settled since two-time world champion Hannah Rankin (11-5, 2KOs) defeated Sweden’s Maria Lindberg; the dust hasn’t ever been allowed to gather. Rankin, from the remote villa...

Boxing Social: The Next Step

As always, Boxing Social Managing Director Rob Tebbutt is on the move. This time it’s from the podcast studio to another interview, as he ramps up content building ahead of Wasserman Boxing’s Development Series, streamed ...

Brad Rea: Capable of greatness

“That’s always been my goal and my dream. They are very big boots to fill, but I just honestly feel like I could be the man to do that. Every few years, someone comes around in Manchester that people really get behind, and I feel like t...

Richard Commey: From the prison canteen

“It belongs to the Ghana Prison Service and it’s their canteen area hence why it’s called Prison’s Canteen,” opens former IBF world lightweight champion, Richard Commey, discussing the venue for his first three professional fights...

Grim Sickers: Outside looking in

BOXING, for all its wonderful intricacies and inclusive nature, leaves its door agape, permitting pretenders an entrance to fighters, finance, and overblown fandom. Yet for every ‘advisor’ or ‘manager’ sprouting from our dry, starve...

Akeem Ennis-Brown: Decoding the puzzle

Akeem Ennis-Brown stands at attention, accepting his fate, despite almost everybody in attendance and those watching from home bemused at both of his hands remaining firmly at his sides. Defeat. The first as a professional. Ennis-...

David Jamieson: Built for this

From the outside looking in, Priestfield Boxing gym in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, doesn’t seem like much. It isn’t your easy on the eye, state-of-the-art facility. It’s discoloured, worn exterior is typical of a spit-and-sawdust box...

Stewart Burt: Back to where I used to be

“After my operation, the weight blew up and I wasn’t in the gym for a while, and I think at one stage I thought, ‘Nah – this isn’t happening for me again. I don’t think I’ll fight again’. I was too far away from it.”  The...

Andrzej Fonfara: Caught in the middle

With his phone propped up against the turnbuckle of an empty ring, Andrzej Fonfara (30-5, 18 KOs) is all smiles. He’s far more relaxed and recognisable now in retirement than he was during the peak of his fighting career, when he was ofte...

Kali Reis: My vessel for change

“They would take kids and throw them in ovens – they’ve discovered bodies that are just ash now. They [adults in positions of power] would impregnate young, Native girls and sexual abuse was very common – those are just some stories...

Terri Moss: Two shows, one aim

It’s been 14 years since former female battler Terri Moss (9-9, 3 KOs) walked to the ring for the last time as a professional boxer. But ever since, she’s been continuing to give back to the sport in a multitude of ways, and this Thursd...

Hunter Warner: From the rink to the ring

“I’ve been in front of 18 thousand people, and I got into a fight that night on the ice, actually. People say, ‘The eyes aren’t all on you,’ but in that moment, they were. We squared up, took our gloves off and it was a bare knuck...

Lenin Castillo: On the road again

When reaching out to Lenin Castillo, the purpose had been to shine a light on some of the Dominican Republic’s former Olympic representatives, where had they gone? What had become of them? Castillo, outpointed when stepping up to challeng...

Christy Martin: Never laying down

Christy Martin is restless. She’s sitting, then standing and walking around the room, before sitting again and fixing her hair. This is one of tens of calls she’s joined in the last week, discussing Netflix’s documentar...

Robson Conceição: Springing surprises

Big Hebert Sousa was handed an Olympic draw from the devil, squaring off against top seeds and trailing in his gold medal bout. In the most extraordinary of finishes, the man from Brazil summoned an enormous, debilitating left hook to end t...

Pacquiao v Ugas: Fighting father time

There was a sense of relief following Manny Pacquiao’s loss to Yordenis Ugas; relief that the Filipino icon hadn’t been staring down the barrel of Errol Spence Jnr’s punches as originally intended, and that maybe, it has dawned on the...