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Wallin seeks answers after Whyte injury

It was the great Lennox Lewis who popularised the phrase ‘politricks’ to describe the shenanigans and manoeuvrings that all so often characterise boxing. This week Otto Wallin found himself an unfortunate victim of what – to some – ...

Inside The Mad World Of Ike Ibeabuchi

As his new book about the turbulent life and career of former heavyweight contender Ike Ibeabuchi is published, Luke G. Williams wonders: where is ‘The President’? During the writing process of my new book ‘President of Pandemonium: T...

Where does Tyson Fury stand among the greats in heavyweight history?

Is it possible to assess Tyson Fury’s place in heavyweight history after his epic victory against Deontay Wilder? Probably not, but Luke G. Williams gives it a go anyway… There’s a major problem with assessing a boxer’s place in his...

Explaining My Five Picks In The IBHOF Ballot

Voter Luke G. Williams discusses his selection of five modern fighters to join the International Boxing Hall Of Fame in the latest ballot. Having been accepted as a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America at the tail-end of 2020...

Tyson Fury: Natural born fighter

He may be unpredictable, contradictory and infuriating at times, but there is little doubt that Tyson Fury is among the most compelling and charismatic of heavyweight champions. The 33-year-old from Wythenshawe faces another potential landm...

Fury vs Wilder III Big Fight Preview

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder meet for the third time on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Will it be a case of repeat or revenge? Luke G. Williams previews the action… When Tyson Fury demolished Deontay Wilder on February 22, 2020 by sev...

The rebirth of Olympic boxing

In 2018, Olympic boxing was in chaos and looked in danger of being removed from the Tokyo Games. How did the IOC rescue the sport from the wreckage and deliver arguably the best organised and officiated boxing tournament in Olympi...

Is Usyk boxing’s new Pound-for-Pound king?

Oleksandr Usyk produced a boxing masterclass last night to out-think, out-wit, out-box and then out-slug Anthony Joshua in a titanic heavyweight showdown at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Ukrainian southpaw is now the unified WBA Super,...

Joshua vs Usyk Big Fight Preview

“It has no future,” said then heavyweight champion James Corbett of boxing in 1895. “In a year or two, all there will be left of it will be an occasional encounter in a barn for 1,000 dollars a side. You can’t stand out against publ...

Chantelle Cameron: McGee is in for a big shock

Since her days as a Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Jean-Claude Van Damme loving teenager, Chantelle Cameron has always dreamed of triumphing on the biggest stages possible.  The 30-year-old has withstood plenty of tough times and disappointm...

Sauerland hails Eubank return

Promoter Kalle Sauerland of Wasserman Boxing has emphasised that the plan is for the outfit’s figurehead fighter Chris Eubank Jr. to fight for a world title before the end of the year. Eubank Jr, along with Josh Taylor, Vasiliy Lomachenko...

Heavyweight state of play – Part Two

As the boxing world awaits this autumn’s planned showdowns involving Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, Luke G. Williams assesses the current state of play among the Boxing Social heavyweight Top Ten. Today, he...

Boxing Social Asks: What Is The Legacy Of Manny Pacquiao?

After Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous points defeat against Yordenis Ugas on Saturday night in Las Vegas the boxing world is wondering if we have seen the last of the Filipino phenom in the ring. If the eight-division world titlist does call i...

Heavyweight state of play – Part One

As the boxing world awaits this autumn’s planned showdowns involving Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, Luke G. Williams assesses the current state of play among the Boxing Social heavyweight Top Ten. Today he ...

Welsh wonder Price claims gold, Harrington glory, US stars Davis and Torrez fall short

The Olympic boxing tournament in Tokyo built to a dramatic climax with four finals today resulting in gold medal joy for Britain’s Lauren Price and Ireland’s Kellie Harrington, but a double dose of disappointment for the United States. ...

Yafai seals gold, Olympic immortality

After silver medals for Pat McCormack and Ben Whittaker, Great Britain finally struck gold at the Tokyo Olympics as Galal Yafai beat Carlo Palaam via 4-1 split decision to win the flyweight tournament on Saturday. The 28-year-old thus emula...

Price repels Fontijn to reach Olympic final

The Great Britain Olympic boxing team are still in the running for two gold medals after Lauren Price repelled the challenge of perennial rival Nouchka Fontijn in the semi-finals of the female middleweight tournament at the Tokyo Olympics o...

Yafai thrills in Tokyo, now one step from gold

Britain’s Galal Yafai will fight for flyweight gold after a thrilling 3-2 semi-final victory against Kazakhstan’s Saken Bibossinov in the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. The 28-year-old from Birmingham, fighting in his second Olympics, bega...

A look back at British boxing’s 1908 Olympic gold rush

As Great Britain secures its biggest ever haul of boxing medals at a post-war Olympics, Luke G. Williams re-examines the Games in which the country won every boxing gold medal on offer… the 1908 Olympics in London… Great Britain is the ...

Whittaker and Clarke bow out in Tokyo

For the second day in succession, Great Britain’s bid for boxing gold was stymied by a Cuban, as Ben Whittaker was beaten by Arlen Lopez in the light-heavyweight final at the Olympics in Tokyo via a split decision on Wednesday. The 24-yea...

McCormack Thwarted By Iglesias For Gold, Dubois Exits, Success For Yafai

Britain’s Pat McCormack was denied Olympic gold by the accurate and swift fists of Cuban master boxer Roniel Iglesias in the Olympic welterweight final in Tokyo this morning. The 26-year-old from Tyne and Wear was forced to settle for sil...