Sonny Liston – The Old School Jab

Sonny Liston Jab

Changing the Trajectory of your Jab Sonny Liston was a fearless heavyweight champion, noted by many as still the scariest and most intimidating man in boxing history, Listons style all began with his battering ram of a jab. Aided by an amazing reach which was far longer than average for a man of his height, […]

Continue reading

Floyd Mayweather vs The Philly Shell

floyd mayweather jr vs the philly shell

Happy Birthday Floyd Mayweather Jr So today Floyd Mayweather Jr celebrates his 44th birthday which means there isn’t a better time to write another post on the one they call Money Mayweather and the best of the 21st century… Floyd Mayweather Jr was most known for his excellent defensive abilities, some people call it the […]

Continue reading

James Toney – The Pivot

James Toney

A Necessity for the Shoulder Roll James Toney has to be one of the most talented ‘boxers’ we have ever seen. Toney really was a throwback to the old school generation of boxers, he didn’t care who you were he didn’t even care how much you weighed – if you were good he wanted to […]

Continue reading

Larry Holmes – Setting up the Uppercut

Larry Holmes

The Easton Assassin was one of the very best the heavyweight division has ever seen but the unfortunate luck of succeeding Muhammad Ali and preceding Mike Tyson meant that he is often not appreciated for how good he really was. I had Larry Holmes featured in two of my articles, the top five greatest heavyweights […]

Continue reading

Ruben Olivares – How to Switch off an Opponent

Ruben Olivares

Ruben Olivares was one of Mexico’s greatest ever boxers – before the advent of Julio Cesar Chavez, many believed Olivares to be Mexico’s finest boxer and he was and still remains one of their most loved fighters. Olivares had a fantastic record of 89-13-3 and was a multi weight world champion. One of the nicknames […]

Continue reading

Eusebio Pedroza – The Slide and Pull

Eusebio Pedroza

The Defence of El Alacr Yesterday(February 3rd 1985) was 36yrs since Eusebio Pedroza put in what he believed was his finest performance against Jorge Lujan. Pedroza is sometimes overlooked, perhaps because he was from Panama boxing at a time one of the legends of Boxing Roberto Duran was around(Panama also had the likes of Ismael […]

Continue reading

Aaron Pryor – Rolling to the Right

aaron pryor

The Hawk Aaron Pryor was arguably the greatest light welterweight champion of all time, a relentless pressure fighter who was constantly coming after you, not allowing the time or space to breathe or recuperate. Little wonder Pryor went undefeated until his 37th bout by which time he had come out of retirement and personal issues […]

Continue reading

Andre Ward – Lead Right

andre ward

Andre Ward sometimes gets lost in the conversation of the best boxers of the 21st century but for a time he was the no.1 boxer in the world. When you think of the greats of recent times you will most often think of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao but make no mistake, Ward’s name […]

Continue reading

Alexis Arguello – Cutting off the Ring

cutting off the ring

How to Fight a Southpaw There are two things to note in this video – firstly the title of this article, which is how Alexis Arguello was cutting off the ring, secondly his opponent was a southpaw so this is a good video to watch for more ideas on how to handle a left handed […]

Continue reading

Muhammad Ali – The Head Feint

head feint

Muhammad Ali is the most famous boxer of all time, he is actually the most famous sportsman of all time too. Ali is mostly remembered for his fast hands and his fast mouth and his character was so large and his life so big that many people often overlook just how smart a boxer he […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 32

fitter, faster, stronger

Get your Strength and Conditioning for Boxing Ebook right now for only £9.99 and for a limited time only get TWO more books absolutely free!