Boxing

Golovkin vs Alvarez: Yes and No

Golovkin vs Alvarez Ends in Controversy It was supposed to be a super-fight. It was supposed to allow Gennady Golovkin to add Canelo Alvarez’s Ring magazine and lineal titles to his WBA (Super), IBO, WBC and IBF middleweight titles, leaving only the WBO belt for the Kazakhstani champ to chase ….

Smith Beats Skoglund in WBSS QF

Smith Wins WBSS Quarter-Final against Skoglund It wasn’t pretty; in fact, it was bloody and scrappy, but Callum Smith did enough to beat Sweden’s Erik Skoglund in their super-middleweight World Boxing Super Series 2017-18 quarter-final on Saturday night. The youngest of four boxing brothers, undefeated Smith was the odds-on favourite ….

Billy Joe Saunders Vs Willie Monroe Jr

Billy Joe Saunders Finally Returns To The Ring Billy Joe Saunders will be making a second defence of his WBO middleweight title at London’s Copper Box Arena come September 16th – this time against Willie Monroe Jr.  Saunders, who hasn’t been in the boxing ring with an opponent since December ….

Usyk Odds-On to Beat Huck in WBSS

Oleksandr Usyk Odds-On Against Marco Huck Reigning WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk is the massive odds-on favourite to beat hard-punching Marco Huck in their World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) inaugural bout in Berlin on Saturday. The Ukrainian is being offered at best odds of $0.70, dropping to worst options of $0.01. ….

2017 A Breath Of New Life For Boxing

A Lot To Look Forward To 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for boxing – despite concerns that the sport has lost its appeal.  The role that the Money Fight has played in the build-up of excitement and renewal of passion for the sport cannot be denied ….

Terence Crawford Vs Julius Indongo

Undefeated Is The Word Another big one approaches: Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo, in Nebraska.  Both men are undefeated champions.  This – the undefeated factor –  seems to be the making of real magic, as attested to by the absolute hype around the Mayweather/McGregor spectacle ahead of August 26. “The ….

August 26 Fight Finally On The Big Money

McGregor Just Keeps Breaking The System With just short of 12 days to go until what many have hailed as the fight of the Century, the Conor McGregor / Floyd Mayweather Jr stand-off set for August 26 has finally done what we all knew it was capable of doing: bring ….

Malignaggie Surprises By Changing Sides

Paulie Malignaggie Changes His Tune It would seem that the circus that is the McGregor – Mayweather press conference has had some alternative use yet:  former Boxing World Champion Paulie Malignaggie has said that after experiencing Connor McGregor’s levels of confidence first-hand, he now believed that the Irishman could in ….

Mayweather & McGregor At It In Toronto

Controversial Run Up to McGregor/Mayweather Fight Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor were at it again at last night’s press conference in Toronto, Canada.  The duo assailed the ears of fans with colourful profanities and even swung the insult bat at match event organisers, Showtime. Ever since the announcement was made ….