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Fast start, quick fade

Highly-touted duo Josh Kelly and Sean McComb lost their unbeaten records last week, fading quickly after a promising start. IBHOF inductee Graham Houston recalls the career of the talented Vernon Sollas, who regularly unravelled as a favour...

Weekend Betting Angle – Berchelt vs Valdez

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston weighs up Saturday night’s intriguing all-Mexican battle between WBC super-featherweight king Miguel Berchelt and unbeaten rival Oscar Valdez. With a huge slate of fights on the betting board for the week...

Never overlook a Mexican underdog in the UK

With Cesar Juarez and Gabriel Valenzuela seeking to emulate countryman Mauricio Lara’s recent, shock victory over Josh Warrington later tonight, IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks at the fortunes of previous Mexican underdogs in the ...

Weekend betting angle – Warrington-Lara, Wood-Mould, Diaz-Rakhimov, Teixeira-Castano

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks for the betting value on a packed weekend of boxing. Sometimes waiting until the weigh-in before making a bet is the best policy. On Friday, Joseph Diaz came in 3.6 pounds ...

Remembering Leon Spinks

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston pays tribute to former world heavyweight champion Leon Spinks who passed away on Friday. Olympic gold medallist and briefly world heavyweight champion, Leon Spinks, who died on February 5 at the age of 67, will...

Weekend betting angle – Plant vs Truax

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston unearths the betting value in tonight’s IBF super-middleweight title clash between unbeaten champion Caleb ‘Sweet Hands’ Plant and former belt holder Caleb Truax. Caleb ...

Mexican Civil Wars – Part Two

With the likely war between Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez less than a month away, IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks back at some of the great all-Mexican battles in boxing history. Second of a two-part series. Julio Cesar Chavez is gen...

Mexican Civil Wars – Part One

With the likely war between Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez less than a month away, IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks back at some of the great all-Mexican battles in boxing history. First of a two-part series. One of the most anticipate...

Injury Endings

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks at occasions where a freak injury has suddenly derailed a fighter’s hopes of victory. The hard-luck fighter of 2020 might well have been Matt Korobov, the Russian 168-pounder who now lives in Florid...

Graham Houston’s fight flashback: A look at boxing in January 1993

So we’re all kind of spinning our wheels as January 2021 unfolds. No boxing in the UK with another covid lockdown in effect and not much happening worldwide — and this after a veritable explosion of ring activity to close out the old ye...

A tribute to Johnny Clark

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston pays tribute to the talented former British and European bantamweight champion Johnny Clark who passed away last week, recalling some of the South Londoner’s finest moments in a boxing ring. Johnny Clark,...

Weekend Betting Angle – Campbell vs Garcia

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks for the betting value in Saturday’s intriguing lightweight battle between Californian hotshot Ryan Garcia and London 2012 Gold medallist Luke Campbell. We’ve had the wei...

Overcoming adversity

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston reflects on some rousing fightbacks in 2020, where boxers in trouble or on the verge of defeat turned the tables to seize victory. Every so often you’re likely to hear that boxing could be seen as a metaphor ...

The rise of women’s boxing in 2020

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks back on a year where women’s boxing shed off its reputation as a supporting act to become a headline performer. If there was a positive development in this difficult year it was that women’s boxin...

Weekend Betting Angle – Canelo vs Smith

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston unearths the betting value in tonight’s fascinating super-middleweight clash between Mexican star Canelo Alvarez and Liverpool’s unbeaten Callum Smith. It’s the last major f...

Weekend betting angle – Joshua vs Pulev

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks for the betting value in tonight’s significant heavyweight encounter between WBA Super, WBO and IBF title-holder Anthony Joshua and Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev at the SS...

Memories of Hector Camacho

The Showtime network’s premiere of a documentary on Hector “Macho” Camacho — Macho: The Hector Camacho Story — was a reminder of the boxer’s talent and showmanship but also of human frailty. Camacho seemed to have the world at h...

Weekend betting angle – Spence Vs Garcia

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston seeks the betting value in this weekend’s long-awaited return of unified welterweight king Errol Spence against two-division champ Danny Garcia in Arlington, Texas. Errol Spence Jr ...

A rich history of boxing tournaments

Ahead of tonight’s Golden Contract finals featuring Jazza Dickens vs Ryan Walsh and Ricards Bolotniks vs Serge Michel, IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks back on a long history of pro boxing tournaments. Tournaments are a lot of fun ...

Weekend betting angle – Dubois vs Joyce

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks for the betting value in tonight’s huge heavyweight fight between unbeaten Londoners Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce. After postponements and uncertainty, it’s finally happe...

Tyson-Jones: A curiosity attraction

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks ahead to Mike Tyson’s high profile exhibition bout with Roy Jones at the weekend, after bookmakers withdrew all odds from the clash. We have what could be called a curiosity a...