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Sauerland: Golovkin is Eubank’s No.1 target

After signing with Team Sauerland at the start of the week, Chris Eubank Jr’s primary focus is a c

Morrell: I’m already in the top 5 at 168lbs

Former Cuban amateur star David Morrell is being fast-tracked to the top of the super-middleweights

Whyte: I will make Povetkin pay for rematch delay

Dillian Whyte is thirsting for revenge after his rematch with Russian nemesis Alexander Povetkin was

McGuigan: Eubank can topple 160lbs champs, but must be wary ...

Chris Eubank Jr’s signing with Team Sauerland earlier this week should provide some much-needed mo

Hearn: Over six countries vying to stage Fury-Joshua

After weeks of tireless negotiations, the heavyweight super-fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Jos

Aleem expecting dogfight with Casillas

With boxing action thin on the ground during January, attention is turning to next Saturday’s PBC

Jordan Gill: The best is yet to come

There were plenty of solid performances at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Eddie Hearn’s back garden l

Matchroom announces early 2021 schedule

Matchroom Boxing has announced its fight schedule for the first four months of 2021 with the highlig

Kambosos tells Lopez: Fight me or vacate

With lightweight stars Teofimo Lopez, Ryan Garcia, Gervonta Davis and Devin Haney perhaps ambitiousl

Features

Jordan Gill: The best is yet to come

There were plenty of solid performances at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Eddie Hearn’s back garden last summer. Then there were some standout ones. Jordan Gill was among the star turns. ‘The Thrill’ was close to punch perfect, a...

Lerrone Richards: Ready to make a buzz in 2021

Lerrone Richards is the former British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champion. But there are plenty within British boxing who know barely anything about him. Now the 28-year-old has the chance to come out from the shadows and show he ...

Injury Endings

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks at occasions where a freak injury has suddenly derailed a fighter’s hopes of victory. The hard-luck fighter of 2020 might well have been Matt Korobov, the Russian 168-pounder who now lives in Florid...

Sauerland: Marketable Eubank can be a middleweight force

Promoter Nisse Sauerland speaks to Boxing Social’s Luke G. Williams about how the signing of Chris Eubank Jr. was sealed and why the deal was a “no brainer”… It’s refreshing to note that even major boxing promoters find home schoo...

How do you solve a problem like Canelo? – Billy Joe Saunders

Over the next few weeks Boxing Social’s Luke G. Williams will be running the rule over an octet of fighters aiming to topple Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez. Today he examines what might happen if the Mexican was to meet the enigmatic Billy Jo...

Jamie Speight: In it for the long haul

Devon’s Jamie Speight has entered the New Year in explosive fashion. With a very public, internet break-up with his partner of eight years on Christmas Day, and the recent, growing success of his little stable on the south coast, he’...

Graham Houston’s fight flashback: A look at boxing in January 1993

So we’re all kind of spinning our wheels as January 2021 unfolds. No boxing in the UK with another covid lockdown in effect and not much happening worldwide — and this after a veritable explosion of ring activity to close out the old ye...

How do you solve a problem like Canelo? – Gennady Golovkin

Over the next few weeks, Boxing Social’s Luke G. Williams will be running the rule over an octet of fighters aiming to topple Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez. Today he examines what might happen if the Mexican was to meet Kazakh arch-rival Gen...

21 for 21: British boxing’s best matches for the New Year

Shaun Brown pinpoints 21 British boxing clashes that can bring cheer and excitement to another complicated year in life and the fight game. As things stand, no-one knows what British boxing will bring us in 2021. With shows on hold due to t...

A tribute to Johnny Clark

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston pays tribute to the talented former British and European bantamweight champion Johnny Clark who passed away last week, recalling some of the South Londoner’s finest moments in a boxing ring. Johnny Clark,...

Best of the rest: Britain and Ireland’s top lightweight hopes

While the USA basks in lightweight glory with the continued emergence of potential superstars and hall-of-famers there is contrasting fortunes at the weight class in Great Britain. Luke Campbell’s chopping left hand gave British fans that...

The Monday After – Garcia vs Campbell

The kid backed it up. On Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, Ryan Garcia proved he is not just boy band looks and a social media juggernaut. (Potentially) Golden Boy 2.0 showed he has the ability and the stones ...

Witherspoon vs Bruno: The Fight That Broke A Nation’s Heart

There was a time, not that long ago, that British heavyweights were cruelly branded and labelled as horizontal. A near-century of failure to capture the biggest and richest prize in boxing resulted in that unfortunate and unflattering asses...

Weekend Betting Angle – Campbell vs Garcia

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston looks for the betting value in Saturday’s intriguing lightweight battle between Californian hotshot Ryan Garcia and London 2012 Gold medallist Luke Campbell. We’ve had the wei...

Campbell vs Garcia Boxing Social Staff Picks

Ryan Garcia’s rise has been rapid and remarkable. With millions of (mostly female) fans and a social media game that is like-for-like one of the strongest in sports, Garcia appears on the brink of superstardom. But one crucial questio...

Campbell vs Garcia Big Fight Preview

One undisputed masterpiece has already emerged from the sleepy streets of Victorville, where clean air and picturesque sunsets are framed by spectacular mountain vistas. Back in 1940, screenwriters Herman J. Mankiewicz and John Houseman wro...

Overcoming adversity

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston reflects on some rousing fightbacks in 2020, where boxers in trouble or on the verge of defeat turned the tables to seize victory. Every so often you’re likely to hear that boxing could be seen as a metaphor ...

Boxing Social 2020 Award Winners announced

Boxing Social has announced its inaugural award winners for 2020, reflecting on the outstanding performances and performers of a testing year in the fight game and beyond. Despite a global Pandemic, boxing was still able to serve up some me...

Franchon Crews-Dezurn: Making dollars out of cents

“Do you want this shit? Or do you want the titles?” asked coach Barry Hunter, both panicked and passionate, frantically removing the weave from the top of Franchon Crews-Dezurn’s head as she entered the 10th and final round. The ...

Neil Leifer: 60 Years of Fights and Fighters

When the first copy of his stunning new book ‘Leifer Boxing: 60 Years of Fights and Fighters’ arrived at Neil Leifer’s apartment it was an emotional moment for the legendary photographer. “This is my third single subject book with T...

The rise of women’s boxing in 2020

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks back on a year where women’s boxing shed off its reputation as a supporting act to become a headline performer. If there was a positive development in this difficult year it was that women’s boxin...

Joe Hughes: Making a difference

“I felt up to that point that I’d underachieved in my career. I felt that I was better than what I’d done. I hadn’t fully shown what I could do due to injuries and other factors. But this just felt like justification for everything....

Leifer on Leifer

As his new book Leifer. Boxing: 60 Years of Fights and Fighters is published by Taschen, legendary photographer Neil Leifer talks Boxing Social’s Luke G. Williams through three of the volume’s most memorable shots including that unparal...

In this corner with Russ Anber: The inside view on Canelo-Smith

In his final Boxing Social column of 2020, Russ Anber reflects on Callum Smith’s loss to Canelo Álvarez in San Antonio at the weekend … Canelo is Red Gold! Let me start off by saying how truly honoured I was to have been in Ca...