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THE COBRA’S CLUTCH: Top Five Carl Froch Performances

During his exciting 35-fight career, Carl Froch entertained fans all over the world with his pure grit and determination. From behind the scorecards knockouts to dominating performances, we look back at five key outings from ‘The ...

Top Five Fights To Watch During Lockdown

With the sporting world currently on standby amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no better time to relive classic battles of years gone-by. Here, we outline five dust-ups to give fans their much-needed boxing fix. SUGAR RAY LEONARD VS...

Five Potential Opponents For Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

With a date of September 14 locked in for Mexican superstar Saul Alvarez, the hunt for an acceptable dance partner continues. The 28-year-old – who recently overcame IBF middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs in Las Vegas – has ...

The Five Biggest Upsets in Heavyweight Boxing

Anthony Joshua’s shocking stoppage loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. on Saturday night, losing his WBA, WBO, IBO, and IBF titles and being knocked down four times in the process, is a stark reminder that boxing truly is the theatre of the unexpected...

Five Potential Opponents For Deontay Wilder

With the jury somewhat out on the current state of the heavyweight division, WBC World champion Deontay Wilder was quick to remind the boxing fraternity that he remains one of the sport’s most captivating, controversial and entertain...

Five Potential Opponents for Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Golovkin, one of the most dominant middleweight champions of all time, could be forgiven for becoming disillusioned with the boxing business. After all, his two most high-profile fights, following a successful defence against curren...

Manny Pacquiao’s Five Defining Fights

One of boxing’s all-time greats Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring this weekend, defending his WBA ‘Regular’ welterweight title against former four-division titleholder Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner at The MGM Gr...

Five Potential Opponents for Anthony Joshua on April 13th

A little over five years after his debut, Anthony Joshua is the unified heavyweight champion of the world and the man seemingly on everybody’s lips; routinely attracting tens of thousands of fans to football stadiums – and many more on ...

Five Potential Heavyweight Opponents for Oleksandr Usyk in 2019

After enjoying a spectacular 2018 in which he swept all of the major ‘Fighter of the Year’ honours, undisputed World cruiserweight champion and inaugural Ali Trophy winner Oleksandr Usyk has seemingly set his sights on a move to...

Top 10 Fights of 2018

As the curtain comes down on another stellar year for boxing, Boxing Social‘s Navi Singh reflects on the ‘Top 10 Fights of 2018’ … 10: Dereck Chisora vs Carlos Takam It is fiendishly difficult to beat Dereck Chisora...

Top 5 Biggest Upsets in British Boxing History

On Saturday night, Rocky Fielding will attempt to pull off one of the greatest boxing upsets of all time when he defends his WBA ‘Regular’ World super middleweight title away from home in the ‘Mecca of Boxing’, Madison Squar...

Top Five Gatekeepers in Boxing

Almost every young boxer dreams of becoming a world champion and the trappings associated with it; money, fame and stardom. Only a miniscule proportion of those who lace up the gloves will however go on to fulfil their dreams. Success depen...

Top Five Pound-for-Pound Punchers in Boxing

Boxing, it has been said, is ‘the sweet science’. The aim of the sport sport, in its simplest form, is to ‘hit and not get hit’. However, there are few things more exhilarating than witnessing a legitimate, bona fide...

POWER – Top 5 Daniel Dubois Knockouts

Rising heavyweight Daniel Dubois (7-0, 7 KO) has stopped every opponent so far in his young career and is considered to be one of the most, if not the most, dangerous heavyweight prospect out there. Why? Let’s have a look. 5. Dubois ...

Top 10 Fathers And Sons In Boxing

10. The Londons BRIAN London challenged Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight championship – and his father could have a fight as well. Jack held the British heavyweight title in the 1940s and two decades later, his s...

Top 10 Press Conferences

10. David Haye – Derek Chisora Derek Chisora’s post-fight brawl with David Haye overshadowed his gallant – but failed – attempt to alleviate the WBC crown from Vitali Klitschko. Fists, bottles and tripods raged for a...

Top 10 Wladimir Klitschko Knockouts

10. CODY KOCH May 23, 1998 Klitschko moved to 19-0, and made a successful first defence of his WBC International heavyweight championship, by chinning ‘The Alaskan Assassin’ in spectacular style....

Top 10 ‘Rocky’ Stories In Boxing

10. Rocky Balboa Struggling actor Sylvester Stallone got the idea for ‘Rocky’ while watching Chuck Wepner challenger Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight championship in 1975. On screen, they morphed into Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed...

Top 10 Britain’s Forgotten World Champions

10. Damon Hague WBF middleweight champion 2003 WBF super-middleweight champion 2004 I know I’m pushing it here by including a WBF champion, but bear with us . . . These were strange times indeed as the BBC tried to sell a born-again C...

Top 10 Anthony Joshua Knockouts

10. Hrjove Kisicek Joshua dropped the overmatched Croat in the second and after he got up, Joshua put on a show. He dropped his hands by his sides, made Kisicek miss – and then opened up with a fast volley of punches. It took the referee ...

Top 10 Best Brits Who Never Won a World Title

10. Pat Cowdell Active years: 1977-1988 Cowdell was a tidy technician from the Midlands who had the misfortune to run into a pair of greats when he challenged for world honours. Salvador Sanchez beat him on a split decision in 1981 – ...

Top 10 Funniest Quotes In Boxing History

10. “Braddock can use the title. He has three kids. I don’t know how many I have.” MAX BAER after losing the world heavyweight title to ‘Cinderella Man’ James J Braddock in 1935...

Top 10 British Performances Overseas

10. CARL FROCH v Jermain Taylor, WBC super-middleweight title, Ledyard, Connecticut, USA, April 25, 2009 Taylor asked: “Who’s Carl Froch ?” ahead of his challenge for the Midlander’s WBC super-middleweight title. Froch, making the ...

Top 10 British Super Middleweights In Boxing

10. Murray Sutherland IBF super-middleweight champion 1984 Record: 63 fights, 48 wins, 14 defeats, 1 draw Born in Edinburgh, Sutherland emigrated to Canada with his family, based himself in the States upon turning pro and went into the reco...

Manny Pacquiao: Top 10 knockouts

 10. Manny Pacquiao TKO 4 Arnel Barotillo – 2000 Pacquiao was still just climbing the professional ladder at this point. ‘The Pacman’ was defending his WBC International super bantamweight title. He was quickly garnering ...

Top 10 Olympic Boxers

As James DeGale prepares to defend his world title and with the Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux fantasy match up just a week away, Boxing Social looks at the Olympic champions who made it to the top in the pros as well – and those t...

Top five fights between Olympic gold medallists

Vasil Lomachenko’s WBO super-featherweight world title defence against Guillermo Rigondeaux on December 12 has a touch of greatness etched over it. The bout at Madison Square Gardens, New York, pits two of the most decorated amateurs ever...

George Foreman: Top five knockouts

5. George Foreman KO 5 Ron Lyle – 1976 This fight is fondly remembered as ‘the elevator fight’ because both men went up and down so much. This was The RING magazine’s fight of the year for 1976 and furthermore the 4t...

Top 10 records in boxing history

1) FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR Record: 50-0 (27) Years active: 1996-2017 Right from the start, Mayweather was a perfectionist. “I would go to school and just think about making no mistakes in the gym that night,” he remembered and in 50 pro fig...

Mike Tyson: Top five knockouts

5. Mike Tyson KO 5 Frans Botha – 1999 Mike Tyson was in the twilight stage of his career at this stage. Tyson was in need of a big win here to prove he was still relevant in the heavyweight division. following two back-to-back defeats...