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Hannah Baggaley: Making Sacrifices

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Boxing Social Asks: Can Joe Joyce Become A World Champion?

Joe Joyce made it 13 wins unbeaten on Saturday night and by beating Carlos Takam ensured that ‘

Joyce To Return In October, Team Talks Potential Chisora Fig...

Promoter Frank Warren says heavyweight Joe Joyce will return to the ring in October and both he and

Canelo-Plant Undisputed Deal Nears Completion

The proposed September 18 undisputed clash between Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant is edging close to

David Benavidez: Back better than ever

There’s heat in and around Phoenix, Arizona. After the Suns’ dramatically capsized in the NBA ch

Clinton McKenzie: Memories of Sugar Ray Leonard and the Mont...

Whenever the Olympics roll around, Clinton McKenzie’s pulse quickens. “Every Olympic year, I get

Team Takam dispute ‘early’ stoppage, seek rematch

Carlos Takam and his team were left rueing what they felt to be an early stoppage in the French-Came

Joyce halts dogged Takam in six

Joe Joyce edged closer to a future shot at a world heavyweight title as he stopped veteran contender

Edwards mandatory against Mama confirmed for September 11

IBF flyweight champion Sunny Edwards will make the first defence of his crown against undefeated Fil


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Clinton McKenzie: Memories of Sugar Ray Leonard and the Montreal Olympics

Whenever the Olympics roll around, Clinton McKenzie’s pulse quickens. “Every Olympic year, I get excited,” the 65-year-old – an Olympian for Great Britain back in 1976 – tells Boxing Social. “It really stirs memories for me,...

Olympic boxing preview: Uzbeks and Davis to star

Luke G. Williams looks ahead to the boxing action at the Tokyo Olympic Games with the mighty Uzbeks appearing the men to beat and Team USA’s 3-0 pro Keyshawn Davis adding star quality. Team GB will also be represented by one of their ...

Fly boxing gloves hit by WBC ruling, company stoutly defend their brand

Confusion surrounds the potential status of the Fly brand of boxing gloves after the WBC stated that the brand are not to be worn in any contest sanctioned by the governing body due to safety concerns. In an email sent to various national a...

Tumbleweeds and turmoil: The ongoing dysfunction of the heavyweight division

Luke G. Williams looks at the current malaise in the heavyweight division that has seen the title picture remain frustratingly dormant due to the shadow of boxing politics and maddening spells of inactivity from the weight’s leading m...

Kalle Sauerland: WBSS Season 3 can create a new era for women’s boxing

World Boxing Super Series Chief Boxing Officer Kalle Sauerland gives Boxing Social an in-depth lowdown on the WBSS’ forthcoming female super-featherweight tournament, which he assures boxing fans will be “red hot”…  To many boxing ...

James Cook: Yarde only lacks experience

James Cook is one of the good ones.  The former British and European super-middleweight champion is a straight talker with an admirable reputation for turning around young lives and inspiring the youth of London.  Much of his work...

Ellie Scotney: Sticking at super-bantam

Two fights into her pro career – with a third outing in June expected to be confirmed soon – and Ellie Scotney is buzzing. Catford’s former Team GB amateur standout was last in action in March, securing a super-bantamweight vi...

Canelo humbles Saunders in eight

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stopped Billy Joe Saunders following round eight of their super-middleweight unification fight when trainer Mark Tibbs waved off the contest after the Briton returned to his corner with what looked like a serious i...

Frank Warren reflects on a hall of fame career

After recently celebrating 40 years in the boxing business, you’d have forgiven Frank Warren for pulling out the pipe and slippers and settling into a comfortable retirement. But relaxing in an easy chair isn’t the 69-year-old’s style...

Canelo vs Saunders Big Fight Preview

Stadium boxing returns with a bang on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas, as Britain’s Billy Joe Saunders looks to write his name into boxing folklore by toppling Mexico’s pound-for-pound king Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in an intriguing ...

Warren hails magnificent Edwards

In conversation with Boxing Social, promoter Frank Warren has hailed his latest world champion Sunny Edwards for his “textbook” performance in dethroning IBF flyweight champion Moruti Mthalane last week at York Hall. Edwards (now 16-0, ...

Joe Markowski: Saunders is the biggest challenge for Canelo at 168lbs

DAZN EVP Joe Markowski talks to Boxing Social about all things Canelo-Saunders and why the atmosphere on Saturday night in front of 70,000 fans in Texas will be “off the charts”… Around 15 months ago, when I first interviewed DAZN...

Markowski: Boxing must come second for Garcia

DAZN’s Joe Markowski has told Boxing Social that “boxing comes second” compared to lightweight star Ryan Garcia’s current mission to safeguard his mental health. The 22-year-old Garcia recently withdrew from a slated July showdown w...

Colin Nathan: Masterful Mthalane is a freak of nature

Trainer Colin Nathan insists that his man Moruti Mthalane is in prime condition ahead of Friday’s IBF flyweight title defence against Britain’s Sunny Edwards. “We wrapped up our training camp in Tunisia before coming to the UK,” the...

Sulaiman breaks down the super-fly scene and imminent WBC 115lbs tournament

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman explains to Boxing Social the rationale behind Juan Francisco Estrada’s elevation to WBC super-flyweight ‘franchise’ champion, and why he is “extremely excited” about the sanctioning body’s forthc...

Clinton McKenzie: Back in business

As the country approaches step 2 of its ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown, an important landmark for fitness and boxing enthusiasts arrived with the official re-opening of gyms two days ago. It’s a date that two-time Lonsdale Belt winner Clin...

Mairis Briedis: Okolie talks a lot but cruiserweight finale in the UK is appealing

Cruiserweight king Mairis Briedis gives Boxing Social his take on Lawrence Okolie’s victory against Krzysztof Glowacki and the prospects of staying at 200lbs to fight the newly-crowned WBO champion… By general consensus – as...

Sulaiman hails Estrada-Gonzalez II, ponders trilogy, critiques Sucre scorecard

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman discusses with Boxing Social the possibility of a third meeting between super-flyweight sensations Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez and explains why the scoring of judge Carlos Sucre on Saturday nigh...

Estrada pips Gonzalez in a controversial classic

Juan Francisco Estrada unified the WBC and WBA super-flyweight titles via a controversial split decision verdict against Roman Gonzalez after a magnificent and unrelenting 12 rounds of action for the WBC and WBA super-flyweight titles in Da...

Relentless McCaskill thwarts Braekhus in rematch

A relentless Jessica McCaskill retained her undisputed world welterweight title with a unanimous points victory in her rematch with former champion Cecilia Braekhus in Dallas on Saturday night. McCaskill had dethroned Braekhus last August v...

Estrada vs Gonzalez Big fight preview

Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez meet this weekend in Dallas in an eagerly awaited rematch of their classic 2012 showdown. Luke G. Williams previews what should be another super-flyweight spectacular… Over eight years have passed...