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Usyk vs Chisora – Big Fight Preview

Oleksandr Usyk faces Derek Chisora on Saturday night in a heavyweight showdown that has huge implica

Murat Gassiev: This is just the beginning

On Saturday night, boxing fans will get the opportunity to feast their eyes on some of the best figh

Russ Anber’s Usyk vs Chisora diary: Chisora is a real test

In his last diary before this Saturday’s clash between Oleksandr Usyk and Dereck Chisora, Team

Bellew: Beware the mental pressure of Usyk

Former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew has said fighting Oleksandr Usyk is a mentally exhaust

Davis: I’m the baddest man in the sport

Gervonta Davis is keen to prove he is at the forefront of boxing’s new wave of young stars with an

Kambosos: This is my time, Selby has expired

George Kambosos Jr. is ready to be unleashed. The outspoken Australian is on the brink of a shot at

Usyk vs Chisora Boxing Social Staff Picks

This Saturday, Ukrainian maestro Oleksandr Usyk faces his first serious test in the heavyweight divi

Davis-Santa Cruz hits Channel 5

In a shock, but welcome announcement, Channel 5 has announced it will broadcast the eagerly anticipa

Tommy McCarthy: Take nothing for granted

“The old saying is hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.” Tommy McCarthy learned


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Murat Gassiev: This is just the beginning

On Saturday night, boxing fans will get the opportunity to feast their eyes on some of the best fighters in the world.  From London to Las Vegas, via Texas, the likes of Oleksandr Usyk, Naoya Inoue, Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz will b...

Tommy McCarthy: Take nothing for granted

“The old saying is hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.” Tommy McCarthy learned a painful lesson in 2019. The March of that year saw the Belfast cruiserweight pitted against the raw talents of Richard Riakporhe for an I...

Rylan Charlton: Have Gloves, Have Travelled

“I get in there and do my job, I get out and I serve Jaffa cakes.” Rylan Charlton found out he had a powerful punch during his early years at high school. Before you begin secondary education the nerves and fears of what lie ahead trave...

Sergey Lipinets: I belong at the top of the 147lbs division

“I am ready to play.” It is no great surprise to Sergey Lipinets that he is facing a change of opponent this Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville. The 31-year-old Russian (16-1, 12 KOs) fights for the interim IBF welte...

Michael Hunter: High risk, low reward

“My career hasn’t blossomed yet.” If it was a perfect world and dreams came true, then Michael Hunter’s prediction as a child would have been realised a long time ago. “When I was a kid, I thought the least amount I was going to d...

Paul Butler: I’ve got no miles on the clock

“I feel better now than when I was world champion.” Paul Butler’s car had not long got a flat tyre when Boxing Social phoned to interview him. “Nightmare. I was driving home from the gym. Just had to drive 50 miles at 35 m...

Lucy Wildheart: A name to remember

Often you will read of how a boxer instantly clicked with boxing. It was meant to be. They quickly picked up the fundamentals and soon it became like riding a bike. It is rare that anyone will admit the opposite. Showing what they believe t...

Jay Harris: Embracing world level

“It’s mad.” In Boxing Social’s current World Flyweight rankings Jay Harris sits at number five and deservedly so. In early 2019, it was unlikely that the Welshman would have had held such a lofty position. That March, Harris, then...

Martin Harkin: One shot at the big time

“They’ll rob me if it goes to points so I’m going in with that mentality and attitude to end the fight myself.” Martin Harkin says this is the opportunity he has been waiting for since he began boxing at eight-years-old. This Sunday...

Farooq can’t wait for Matchroom debut

Kash Farooq had just finished watching the Ivan Baranchyk vs Jose Zepeda war when Boxing Social rang up to interview him. Just one in a long list of fights that the Glasgow student has taken in during his time away from the sport....

Nathan Gorman: Back in business

“It’s been a long time coming.” Fifteen months ago, Nathan Gorman faced the biggest test of his 17-fight career when he attempted to end the hype surrounding Daniel Dubois and prove that he would be Frank Warren’s leading heavyweigh...

Metcalf ready to make an impact

This story was published before a member of Jack Flatley’s camp tested positive for Covid-19 forcing the cancellation of his fight with JJ Metcalf. Ted Cheeseman, Anthony Fowler, Sam Eggington and Scott Fitzgerald. Four names that hav...

Johnson ready to drop bombs on Buatsi

“If I got a good enough offer from Eddie [Hearn] and he wanted to pay me the money I deserve for that fight. I’d fight Buatsi in December on the Anthony Joshua card.” Callum Johnson is willing to put aside one or two rust shredding fi...

With Andrade looming, Williams not overlooking Robinson threat

Had Liam Williams been offered a defence of his British title after his biggest win to date you would have forgiven him for being a bit disappointed. Four days before Christmas last year, the Welshman took on and took down long-limbed Ameri...

Alen Babic: A savage rising

Alen Babic was looking at a future with very few prospects after finishing high school. His grades were terrible, he had been bullied and, overall, he didn’t enjoy his time in secondary education. He soon found himself studying to be an e...

McKenna: I’m fighting for the winning lottery ticket

“I just want Ohara Davies. Now more than ever.”  That was Tyrone McKenna speaking at the beginning of 2019 preparing for a fight in Belfast two months later. Tonight, in the final of MTK’s super-lightweight Golden Contract tournament...

Walsh: I will prove I am world class

This feature was published before the unfortunate, late cancellation of Ryan Walsh’s Golden Contract Final against Jazza Dickens, following the Liverpool man’s positive test for Covid-19. Boxing Social wishes Dickens and trainer...

Jazza Dickens: Faith and boxing

If you are ever in the company of Jazza Dickens, make sure you never play the Peter Gabriel song ‘Solsbury Hill’. “I’d just run at them and start throwing punches,” Dickens laughed. The 1977 Top 20 hit was part of the fami...