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Hooks and jabs: Moloney goes monster hunting

Jason Moloney plans to show the ‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue is human after all when they clash at the

Usyk undaunted by heavyweight beasts

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Usyk vs Chisora Boxing Social Staff Picks

This Saturday, Ukrainian maestro Oleksandr Usyk faces his first serious test in the heavyweight division when he meets the battle-tested Dereck Chisora at the SSE Arena in Wembley.  WBO No.1 contender and former undisputed cruiserweigh...

Davis-Santa Cruz hits Channel 5

In a shock, but welcome announcement, Channel 5 has announced it will broadcast the eagerly anticipated clash between Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz live in the UK, with programming starting at 2am in the early hours of Sunday morning (N...

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...

Reynoso: Ruiz will return to the top

It would be a mistake to overlook Andy Ruiz in the heavyweight sweepstakes. The former WBA Super, IBF and WBO champion showed his best and worst form in 2019, shocking Anthony Joshua in seven rounds in New York before returning out of shape...

Russ Anber’s Usyk vs Chisora diary: My seven fights with Usyk

Ahead of this weekend’s heavyweight showdown between Oleksandr Usyk and Dereck Chisora, Russ Anber talks Boxing Social through the seven fights he has been in the Ukrainian’s corner… Thabiso Mchunu, December 2016, WKO9. As I expla...

Hooks and jabs: Moloney goes monster hunting

Jason Moloney plans to show the ‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue is human after all when they clash at the ‘Bubble’ in the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, on Saturday (October 31). Australian Moloney has been written off by most observers, but feels thi...

Usyk undaunted by heavyweight beasts

Oleksandr Usyk cleaned out the cruiserweight division and feels he is more than capable of repeating that trick against the beasts of the heavyweights. Some have questioned whether the talented Ukrainian has the size and physicality to over...

Dooley Noted: Subjectivity, objectivity, and the highs and lows of fandom

Terry Dooley recalls his run-ins with favourite heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora and a memorable encounter with Emanuel Steward in his latest musings on boxing and the price of being a fan. The lack of fans at fights these days really c...

DAZN goes global with Garcia-Campbell launch event

DAZN will expand to more than 200 countries and territories beginning on December 1, with American dynamo Ryan Garcia’s clash against 2012 Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell On December 5 now confirmed to be the global launch event. ...

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...

Chisora can gatecrash world title picture

Dereck Chisora is perhaps one punch away from gatecrashing the heavyweight title picture if he upsets the form book and overcomes the fancied Oleksandr Usyk at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday night. WBO No.1 contender Usyk is pushing hi...

Hearn: Wilder frozen out of heavyweight title picture

Deposed WBC champion Deontay Wilder may not fight for a heavyweight title until 2022, according to Eddie Hearn. Hearn, the long-time promoter of Wilder’s rival and unified champion Anthony Joshua, believes the ‘Bronze Bomber’ is now o...

Russ Anber’s Usyk vs Chisora diary: Remembering Usyk vs Hunter

Four days before he takes his place in Oleksandr Usyk’s corner in his bout with Dereck Chisora, Russ Anber recalls the time he served as lead trainer for the gifted Ukrainian against the dangerous Michael Hunter, and also discusses the he...

The 18th weight division: Good or bad for boxing?

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston looks at the positives and pitfalls of the WBC’s new 224lbs weight division, sandwiched between cruiserweight and heavyweight. Is it good for boxing? So, we now have a new weight class with the World Boxi...

Christopher Lovejoy: Who am I? You’ll see

“I’m relaxed and I’m ready; this is an opportunity of a lifetime for me to fight on a pay-per-view, in front of so many fans out here in the boxing Mecca. It’s a wonderful fight. I claim that I’m going to win this ...

Krassyuk: Usyk is in Joshua’s head

Oleksandr Usyk’s co-promoter Alexander Krassyuk says the Ukrainian maestro is already ‘in Anthony Joshua’s head’. WBO No.1 contender Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) faces heavyweight stalwart Dereck Chisora at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on Sa...

Chisora: Usyk will be the best I’ve ever faced

Dereck Chisora believes Oleksandr Usyk will be the best fighter he has ever faced and that’s high praise when you consider the Finchley man has fought Tyson Fury twice in his career. The dogged Chisora (32-9, 23 KOs) has it all to do in ...

Russ Anber’s Usyk vs Chisora diary: Arrival at the Wembley ‘Bubble’

As he prepares to take his place in Oleksandr Usyk’s corner for his showdown with Dereck Chisora, Russ Anber gives Boxing Social the inside story of his association with the Ukrainian superstar… After a couple of weeks in Las Vegas I...

Crawford-Brook lands on Premier Sports in the UK

Top Rank has announced that Terence Crawford’s WBO welterweight title defence against Sheffield’s former IBF king Kell Brook on November 14 will air live on Premier Sports 1 in the UK, with coverage starting at 12.30am on the Sunday mor...

Jones hand speed ‘still incredible’ ahead of Tyson clash

Returning legend Roy Jones Jr. is demonstrating that some of his once vaunted hand speed remains ahead of his veteran’s clash with Mike Tyson on November 28. Four-weight champion Jones, 51, will meet former undisputed heavyweight king Tys...

Davis vows to beat scales, Santa Cruz

Much has been made of Gervonta Davis’ battle with the scales after he needed two attempts to make the weight in his 135lbs debut against Yuriorkis Gamboa last December. Eyebrows were further raised when it was announced that the Baltimore...

Ryabinsky: Povetkin will be sharper for Whyte rematch

WBC interim heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin will be better prepared for his November 21 rematch with Dillian Whyte, according to his Russian promoter Andrei Ryabinsky. Just two months ago, Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs) sent shockwaves r...

Jamie Ambler: I wanted to win, but I’m so proud

The row of pastel-coloured houses keeping watch along the shoreline in Aberystwyth, West Wales, look entirely tranquil, with the sun bouncing off their long, welcoming windows. They are beautifully picturesque, as are the rolling green hill...

Reynoso: Canelo could still fight in 2020, wants Charlo next year

Trainer Eddy Reynoso has said Canelo Alvarez could still box before the end of the year with the Mexican star remaining in the gym while his fighting future is resolved. Canelo is currently in limbo. The Covid-19 Pandemic cancelled a projec...