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Stevenson-Valdez Deal Close For April 30

The super-featherweight division may be about to have a unified champion by the end of April. WBO ch

I’d Love To Fight Ugas, Crawford Is The Mega-Fight, Says T...

Josh Taylor admitted to Boxing Social that any ideas of becoming a two-weight world champion may hav

Roy Jones Jr: A Surreal Career

Some people balk at the suggestion of elite sport as an art-form. They balk even more at the suggest

Okolie: Briedis’ Actions Are Embarrassing

Lawrence Okolie is not impressed with Mairis Briedis attempts to land a fight with Jake Paul. The La

Pondering The Legacy Of Roy Jones Jr

As Roy Jones Jr celebrates his 53rd birthday Luke G. Williams ponders his legacy and delves into his

Smith Jr Ends Geffrard Challenge In Nine, Wants Canelo Fight

The reign of Joe Smith Jr as WBO light-heavyweight champion finally got underway with a 9th round wi

Jacobs-Ryder Card Gets Additions, Cash and Fisher To Feature

The undercard for Matchroom Boxing’s first event of the year has some additions. February 12 at th

Carl Greaves: Avanesyan Beats Benn Easily, They Know That!

David Avanesyan’s trainer Carl Greaves would like a bit of honesty from Conor Benn’s team. The E

Eubank Jr-Williams Official: Shields, Jenkins, Dubois On Und...

With boxing in Britain getting back into full swing next month Friday saw the official announcement

Features

Dan Azeez: Looking For A ‘Marvelous’ Experience

Whether he is out for a run or on his bike Dan Azeez always tries to make time to watch Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns. The 1985 three-round thriller still stands the test of time as one of the go-to fights for boxing fans whether they are...

Out of the blue KOs: one punch can change everything

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks at how victory can sometimes be snatched from the jaws of defeat as he remembers some of boxing’s out of the blue KOs. Kid Galahad’s KO defeat last weekend was a reminder that when a boxer is face...

Tim Tszyu: Go Time

The boxing wish lists in 2022 will soon be on the horizon and Tim Tszyu may feature in a few. Unbeaten as a pro after 19 fights the 27-year-old Australian super-welterweight looks every inch a future world champion and fans and media will l...

The Big Question: Will Canelo ever lose again?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s pugilistic CV is an impressive one, incorporating a professional ledger of 57-1-2, ‘world’ titles in four weight classes and – at present – the undisputed crown at super-middleweight. Now 31, the Mexica...

Remembering British boxers in World War I

On Remembrance Sunday, Sean Anderson looks back on the role some of our British boxers played in the ‘Great War’ of 1914-1918. Millions of soldiers across the world were involved in the conflict now more commonly referred to as World Wa...

Weekend Betting Angle – Galahad vs Martinez, Munguia vs Rosado, Harper vs Baumgardner

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston weighs up the betting value in Saturday’s action pitting Kid Galahad vs Kiko Martinez, Jaime Munguia vs Gabriel Rosado and Terri Harper vs Alycia Baumgardner. Two big shows toni...

A tribute to Rocky IV

As Sylvester Stallone’s director’s cut of ‘Rocky IV’ nears its cinema release, Luke G Williams pays a personal tribute to a film that holds a special place in his heart… “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with yo...

Gabe Rosado: One More Push

“It was tough growing up in Philly. When you grow up in that kind of environment you fall down but you get back up and keep pushing.” Gabe Rosado’s quote was worthy of a scene from Rocky. Having navigated his way through life in the c...

Mitchell: The Miracle in Motion

At one point in the 1994 released movie ‘A Bronx Tale’ Lillo Brancato Jr remarks in a look-back voiceover, “These guys had a reputation for breaking up bars, but they knew in that instant, they’d made a fatal mistake....

Callen McAulay: The Spark Is Back

Callen McAulay is looking to put a spark back into his boxing career when he returns on Friday. The 23-year-old Electrical Engineer has spent over two and a half years away from the ring but will cure his itchy knuckles in Aberdeen against ...

Richard Commey: From the prison canteen

“It belongs to the Ghana Prison Service and it’s their canteen area hence why it’s called Prison’s Canteen,” opens former IBF world lightweight champion, Richard Commey, discussing the venue for his first three professional fights...

Off Nights: One Loss Isn’t The End…

Following Elvis Rodriguez’s explosive comeback win at the weekend, IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks at how one bad night doesn’t always signify the end of a fighter‘s career. One disappointing performance doesn’t nece...

Masoud: I’m Coming For Belts

Since before he was a teenager a strong work ethic has been instilled into Shabaz Masoud. His recollections take him to around the age of 10 or 11. The normality of school life through the week but on a weekend, there would be a 6am start w...

George Fox: In the DNA

Is there a genetic code within fighters that’s passed down to aspiring offspring? Queensbury Promotions’ latest heavyweight signing, George Fox, spent much of his childhood sat on a North London ring apron eagerly absorbing the work of ...

Weekend betting angle – Canelo vs Plant

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston weighs up the betting options for tonight’s undisputed super-middleweight title showdown between WBC, WBA Super and WBO champion Canelo Alvarez and IBF king Caleb Plant in Las V...

Cameron eyes the pinnacle

As she basks in the aftermath of her thrilling unification victory against Mary McGee, Chantelle Cameron tells Boxing Social’s Luke G. Williams she is already focused on further glory… The day after her rousing WBC and IBF super...

Bentley revved up to get back on track

Denzel Bentley v Felix Cash was a fight that had the British boxing trade excited. A seal of approval from the majority of fans doesn’t come along too often nor does a bout pairing boxers from Queensbury Promotions and Matchroom. The risi...

Zach Parker: Winning and waiting

Zach Parker (21-0, 15 KOs) will keep a close eye on Saul Alvarez’s WBA Super, WBC, WBO unification fight against IBF holder Caleb Plant on Saturday night as the Derby-based contender is currently the number one challenger for the WBO. Som...

Farrell: The Road to the Golden Robe

Super-lightweight Tom Farrell (18-3-0) isn’t getting carried away about the doors that might open for him if he succeeds at the Boxxer tournament in Liverpool this evening. The event, at the M&S Bank Arena, is a unique format in partn...

Canelo vs Plant Staff Picks

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez aims to add Caleb Plant’s IBF super-middleweight title to his WBA Super, WBC and WBO titles on Saturday night at the MGM Grand is Las Vegas in a rare ‘four-belt’ unification showdown.  Canelo is currently ...

Sean McComb: Public Lesson

Former world lightweight champion Anthony Crolla once described losing a fight as a lesson rather than a loss.  The attitude was one of not focusing on defeat but rather ensuring that what happened was something that you learn from mov...

Canelo vs Plant Big Fight Preview

Boxing Social’s Luke G. Williams looks ahead to Saturday’s undisputed super-middleweight clash between WBO, WBA & WBC king Canelo Alvarez and IBF champion Caleb Plant in Las Vegas… Saturday night’s showdown for the u...

Conlan: I’ll Beat Leigh Wood Comfortably

2021 is still several weeks away from completion but already fight fans have something to look forward to next year. Earlier this week it was announced that Matchroom Boxing had outbid Top Rank to stage the highly anticipated WBA featherwei...

Step-up fights

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston assesses recent bouts where a promoter has put his charge in a step-up fight where they have a genuine chance of losing. In the boxing trade they call them step-up fights. These are bouts where a promoter puts ...