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Pedro Diaz: Boxing is my passion, it’s my life

“The best form of saying is being.” – Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. The Mausoleo del Che Guevara, with its imposing 22-foot tall bronze statue of the revolutionary, draws tourists from all corners of the world to Santa Clara, Cuba. ...

Pete Dobson: Talented enough for titles

Aspiration is sparse amongst the kids hustling in certain neighbourhoods in the Bronx, New York. Chasing money over dreams becomes paramount, and settling for the sounds of the streets can allow lost figures to finally feel at home. &n...

Michael Pirotton-Bamogo: The heavyweight jewel from West Africa

From the foot to the hip, you’d be forgiven for thinking of another heavyweight. Long, athletic legs, bouncing off the canvas, met at the thigh by white trunks, decorated only by a single, vertical navy stripe at the side. It’s simple; ...

Gary Jacobs: From goldsmith to golden boy

“I always remember asking Mickey Duff if he ever got nervous before fights. We were about to walk down the stairs towards the ring, and he told me, ‘No, I don’t get nervous. When we get to the bottom of the stairs, you go that way...

Serhii Bohachuk: I am ready. Are they ready for me?

The Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia knows all about war. Its roots date back to the Middle Ages, but it rose to prominence during the 1930s and 1940s. Now home to the nation’s largest arms manufacturer and the grounds of the Ukrainian Royal A...

Christopher Lovejoy: Who am I? You’ll see

“I’m relaxed and I’m ready; this is an opportunity of a lifetime for me to fight on a pay-per-view, in front of so many fans out here in the boxing Mecca. It’s a wonderful fight. I claim that I’m going to win this ...

Jamie Ambler: I wanted to win, but I’m so proud

The row of pastel-coloured houses keeping watch along the shoreline in Aberystwyth, West Wales, look entirely tranquil, with the sun bouncing off their long, welcoming windows. They are beautifully picturesque, as are the rolling green hill...

Brad Strand: Boxing’s a mad game

“Boxing’s a mad game, isn’t it?” asks unbeaten Kirkby fighter, Brad Strand (4-0, 1 KOs). From his tone, it was apparent the question was rhetorical and he’s right – boxing is quite mad at times.   Still relativ...

Nick Ball: This sport’s not to be messed with

There’s something slightly nasty about Kirkby’s Nick Ball (13-0, 6 KOs). Not in his personality or the way he conducts himself outside of the ring; in fact, he couldn’t be more of a gentleman. But when slipping between the ropes, the ...

Andrew Cain: Out of the wilderness

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, they say, and that’s certainly the case for Liverpool’s explosive talent, Andrew Cain (6-0, 6 KOs), currently enjoying a return to boxing after almost four years in the wilderness. It wasn’t injury...

Ivan Baranchyk: Time to start the climb

Don’t be fooled by the baby-face or the soft, gentle voice. Former IBF 140lbs champion Ivan Baranchyk (20-1, 13 KOs) is ferocious, both in the gym and between the ropes. After losing his world title, the man from Belarus regrouped and ha...

Janibek Alimkhanuly: Heir to the throne

Boxing’s influx of exceptional Eastern European and Central Asian talent shows no sign of letting up. A steady flow of future kings currently race towards world titles after only a handful of fights, while existing, unified champions also...

George Kambosos Jr: I’m here to earn my stripes

The vivid, intricate image of Jesus Christ on the cross marks the skin around the ribcage of Australian boxer, George Kambosos Jr. Every punch thrown with bad intentions, sinking into his torso and connecting directly with the crucifixion, ...

Rankin: Marshall needs me, but it’s my time

They’ve both been sat there before; in the same seats, at the same table of the same hotel bar. It seems like only a few weeks ago that Scotland’s first female world champion, Hannah Rankin (9-4, 2 KOs) was eating perched on a stool opp...

Dina Thorslund: Proud champion, proud mother

For most boxers across the globe, the Covid-19 Pandemic allowed them time to rest and recover. Embarking on domestic holidays with loved ones or perhaps exploring other avenues to grow their profiles, such as appearing on podcasts or creati...

Prince Arron: If I could, I’d do it all differently

In a rowdy nightclub outside of Manchester, kitted out in disposable sparkle and portable disco lights, the raucous crowd are becoming agitated. They’re waiting for the next unlicensed boxing bout, baying for blood and anticipati...

Jose Haro: My last chance

It wasn’t supposed to be like this, was it? Winners aren’t supposed to gather dust on the shelf, especially not after their first professional title was wrapped around their waist. Celebrations have never been so melancholy.&nbs...

Chris Kongo: Time to get to work

You don’t get too much from Chris Kongo… There’s no elaborate statements or extreme claims of superiority. The smooth, gravelly tones of the unbeaten, British welterweight retain a sense of calm. He faces Luther Clay this Saturday, ba...

James Wilkins: It’s never too late

“When my manager told me I’ve got to do this interview, I didn’t want to do it. I understand that just because I go through adversity, and because I go through trials and tribulations, that my life cannot stop. But I’...

Juan Manuel Marquez: Comfort at last

Less than two years ago, between a humid Christmas and the early signs of Central American summer, one heavily populated borough of Mexico City clocked a distressing 184 homicides.  Iztapalapa, the ancient Aztec city, breeds its reside...

Edison Miranda: Buenaventura to the world

Fingers tap the walls of this cell; those hands that paid the bills are now redundant, marking every minute with the motioning of scarred knuckles. Regrets often weave their way between the bars, sleek and smooth, like sewing needles. ...