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Allen faces KO artist Lovejoy on Usyk-Chisora undercard

Popular heavyweight Dave Allen will now fight the unbeaten Christopher Lovejoy on the Oleksandr U

James Scott: Prisoner 57735

There are endless ‘what if’ stories in boxing. There are numerous tales of fighters turning arou

Ryan Garcia: I’m not an Instagram fighter, Campbell will s...

He may have 7.4 million Instagram followers, but Ryan Garcia insists he is far more than a social me

Weekend betting angle – Sergey Lipinets vs Custio Clay...

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks for the betting value in this weekend

Estrada guns down Cuadras, Gonzalez and Martinez prevail

WBC super-flyweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada rose from a third-round knockdown before gunning

Chisora: I’m coming for war

Dereck Chisora is promising a nightmarish encounter in his Halloween showdown with Oleksandr Usyk at

Saunders-Murray confirmed for December 4

Billy Joe Saunders will make the second defence of his WBO super-middleweight title agains

Betfred announced as Usyk-Chisora title partner

Matchroom Boxing have announced Betfred as the official title partner for Oleksandr Usyk’s highly-

Selby eyes Welsh boxing history

Former IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby will have one eye on the history books when he takes on


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EXCLUSIVE: Freddy Kiwitt – “The Road Warrior…”

Considering Freddy Kiwitt’s (17-2, 10KOs) journey, it’s remarkable that he’ll be fighting as chief support on a Matchroom Boxing NXTGEN show this Thursday. He will be in the away corner as per usual, facing Luther Clay, who is com...

Ruiz-Joshua 2: When The Dust Settles…

Six months ago – at the boxing mecca of Madison Square Garden – a monumental upset took place, which left us boxing fans gobsmacked. The then-unified heavyweight champion from Britain was pummelled into submission by a short M...

Boxing – A Brighter Future…

Boxing’s purpose remains turning young people’s lives around If boxing has one purpose, it’s not to produce superstars, but to steer the lives of anonymous adolescents in crime-ridden neighbourhoods to a safer passage through discipli...

Network Wars: Money, Trades and Different Business Models

Five years ago, Golden Boy Promotions supremo Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank boss Bob Arum shook hands to end boxing’s “cold war”. Fans rejoiced at the potential of cross-stable match-ups. Fast forward to mid-2018, and around the time...

John Harding Jr: The Perennial Underdog’s Quest For Glory

This Friday evening, John Harding Jr. will be stepping through the ropes in Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre to face Bolton boxer – Jack Cullen (16-1) – for his English Middleweight title. The challenger is a betting underdog, b...

Boxing Moneyball: The Art of Winning in an Unfair Sport

David McWater, the analytics focused boxing manager, has described boxing as the last frontier for analytics. McWater is an advocate of the concept of ‘Moneyball’ in boxing, and used a proprietary analytics formula to predict a fighter...

Boxing’s Management Minefield

Horror stories regarding poor boxing management of fighters are commonplace in our sport. The definition of bad or good managers is often varied and subjective. It’s become harder to outline what competent management and career advice loo...

From Fighter to Trainer? Boxing’s Oldest Myth…

Boxing, like most ancient practices, is littered with myths that have stood the test of time. A closer examination into some of these beliefs renders them mere fallacies. One of those notions is that a majority of the best boxing trainers h...

EXCLUSIVE – Derrick James: “An amateur coincidence…”

Sometimes random encounters in two stranger’s lives can alter their trajectories forever. One such example is how current IBF welterweight champion, Errol Spence Jr., and his long-time trainer Derrick James became one of boxing’s best k...