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The highly confusing WBC lightweight title picture took another complicated turn after Jorge Linares

Harper and Jonas share the spoils at Fight Camp

A heavy favourite, Terri Harper appeared a touch fortunate to hold on to her WBC super-featherweight

Matchroom vs Queensberry: Who wins?

It’s been a strange year yet 2020 continues to surprise. On Tuesday, Frank Warren made an unlikely

Fight Camp II preview: Harper and Jonas make history

The second of Eddie Hearn and Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ series is headlined by an intriguing al

Pacquiao would face Golovkin – at 147lbs

Hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach recently, and perhaps mischievously, namedropped Gennady Golovkin

WBC reaffirms Whyte mandatory position

The WBC has reiterated that the winner of Tyson Fury’s trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder must face

Dulorme fighting for Puerto Rico

Thomas Dulorme has been around the block in boxing. The Puerto Rican has fought some of the best nam

Ramirez-Postol confirmed for August 29 in ‘The Bubble’

Top Rank has confirmed that WBC/WBO 140lbs champion Jose Ramirez will finally meet mandatory challen

McCaskill eyes her own history against Brækhus

Jessica McCaskill believes victory over undisputed world welterweight champion Cecilia Brækhus will


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Fight Camp II preview: Harper and Jonas make history

The second of Eddie Hearn and Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ series is headlined by an intriguing all-British world title showdown on Friday night, as rising Yorkshire star Terri Harper defends her WBC and IBO super-featherweight titles aga...

Fight Camp debut promises to live up to the hype

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing return to the promotional fray on Saturday night with the first in their much-hyped ‘Fight Camp’ series of events. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny Hearn’s PT Barnum-esque showmanship and there i...

James Tennyson: I’m capable of winning world titles

Belfast lightweight James Tennyson has admitted he is “absolutely buzzing” ahead of his British title fight against Welshman Gavin Gwynne this Saturday at Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ in Brentwood, Essex. “I’m feeling great,” Te...

Joyce vs Wallisch: One punch can change everything

The old maxim that one punch can change everything hovers menacingly over tonight’s heavyweight confrontation between Joe Joyce and Michael Wallisch at the BT Sport studios in Stratford, London. The 34-year-old Joyce knows that there ...

Warren wary of Dubois and Joyce warm-ups

The clash between heavyweight hopes Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce at the O2 Arena on October 24 is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year. However, promoter Frank Warren admits he will not sleep easily until both men have...

Jack Reiss: Life after Fury-Wilder I

Referee Jack Reiss speaks to Boxing Social about keeping busy during lockdown, his new refereeing course Sole Arbiter and the worldwide impact of being involved with that iconic knockdown during Fury vs Wilder I… Brooklyn-born but West Co...

Jonas seeks to complete unfinished business

Natasha Jonas speaks to Boxing Social about coming to terms with defeat, and why beating Terri Harper and winning two world titles will complete her boxing journey… Natasha Jonas can still remember the pain and frustration that her first ...

Boxing is back! – Foster vs Beech kickstarts the fight game’s return to the UK

All eyes will be on the BT Sport studio in Stratford, East London, on Friday night when professional boxing returns to the United Kingdom for the first time since March 14 with a five-fight Frank Warren promoted card, headlined by Brad Fost...

Thanderz on the horizon for Harper

WBC interim super-featherweight champion Katharina Thanderz of Norway will be watching closely when Terri Harper defends her ‘full’ world title against Natasha Jonas on August 7. The 31-year-old Thanderz – promoted by Sauerland –...

James Beech Jr: “Winning the British title is everything to me.”

A week away from the biggest fight of his life, and James Beech Jr. oozes confidence and understated West Midlands charm. The 23-year-old from Bloxwich has previously annexed Midlands Area titles at feather and super-featherweight. However....

Peter McGrail: On the glory trail

In a sense, Peter McGrail is one of the lucky ones. As the Coronavirus lockdown swept across the sporting landscape of the United Kingdom in March, the likeable Liverpudlian featherweight was one of the last athletes to be able to compete a...

Warren breaks new ground with July 10 event

Frank Warren has been first out of the blocks to announce a UK boxing show after the Coronavirus lockdown has been eased. The Hall of Fame promoter talked to Boxing Social about his July 10 show and the sport’s return in the UK… Frank W...

Jason Moloney relishing Vegas ‘bubble’

World class Australian bantamweight Jason Moloney can’t wait to enter Top Rank’s Las Vegas-based ‘bubble’ as he prepares for a ring return that he admits has come far sooner than he ever dared hope. Moloney (20-1, 17 KOs) is due to ...

The best five female fighters in boxing

With most of boxing still on an enforced hiatus due to Covid-19, it seems an apt time to take stock of how the major players currently stack up in the increasingly intriguing and talent-rich female fight firmament. Here, then, is Boxing Soc...

John McDermott: The man who ‘beat’ Tyson Fury?

Tyson Fury is king of heavyweights right now, but back in 2009 many thought he lost to John McDermott in an English heavyweight title fight. Now retired, ’Big Bad John’ is still convinced he beat the Gypsy King. He tells Luke G. William...

Cecilia Braekhus: Positive energy

Claressa Shields may have styled herself the ‘GWOAT’, but for this writer’s money the CV assembled by Cecilia Braekhus over the past 13 years takes some beating when it comes to assessing the greatest woman to ever lace up a pair...

Kirk Johnson pays heartfelt tribute to late trainer Curtis Cokes

Former top heavyweight contender Kirk Johnson has paid an emotional tribute to Curtis Cokes, his former trainer and world welterweight champion who passed away last week aged 82… Truth be told, the greatness of former world welterweight c...

Sarah Mahfoud: The fight against Covid-19

“I respect the Coronavirus, but I’m not nervous,” says interim IBF featherweight champion Sarah Mahfoud. The 30-year-old female boxer and trainee nurse is talking about her laudable decision to enrol as part of the temporary healthcar...

Lockdown viewing for boxing fans

As lockdown continues and the wait for significant live boxing rumbles on, Luke G. Williams picks out some of the best boxing-related viewing available on streaming providers… Mr Calzaghe (2015, currently available to Amazon Prime subscri...

Hard Rock Life: Hasim Rahman recalls Lewis glory night and memorable career

It’s scarcely believable that it is almost 20 years since a thunderbolt of a right hand from Hasim ‘The Rock’ Rahman separated reigning world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis from his senses in Carnival City, South Afric...

Boxing Will Be Back ‘Bigger And Badder Than Ever’ – Sauerland

Leading promoter Kalle Sauerland is confident that boxing will bounce back from the Coronavirus crisis with live events possibly taking place as early as June. The Chief Boxing Officer of the World Boxing Series, who has overseen events in ...