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Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan

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Fight Preview – Khan v Crawford Saturday night, 20th April sees the WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford take on Amir Khan in the iconic Madison Square Garden in the USA. Khan has come out and talked about his legacy, how this fight would become his defining fight and top everything he has done inside the […]

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Errol Spence Jr vs Mikey Garcia Prediction

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Errol Spence Jr vs Mikey Garcia Preview   Mikey Garcia attempts to do what many have dared but failed to do tonight when he faces Errol Spence Jr in a welterweight clash in Texas. Not only has no one beaten the currently undefeated welterweight champion, but few men in history have managed the weight jump […]

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Chris Eubank Jr Bullies James DeGale

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DeGale is a Shell of his self…   Well that didn’t go according to plan – if you happened to be in the James DeGale camp anyway. I’ll be honest, going into the fight, my prediction was that James DeGale would have too much skill and too much pedigree for Eubank Jr. The one concern […]

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What Boxing Style Should I Use?

What Boxing Style Should I Use

What Boxing Style Am I? Now this is a very important question and there has to be a distinction made here. Whenever you discuss boxing with someone, the question inevitably follows – who is your favourite boxer? But should you fight like your favourite boxer and how does one determine what boxing style should I […]

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On This Day Muhammad Ali Punishes Ernie Terrell

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Ali Enters Beast Mode   In 1967 Muhammad Ali was at the peak of his powers and entering the prime of his career. At 25yrs old Ali was improving fight by fight and just a few months earlier, had put in what was arguably his finest ever performance when he dismantled Cleveland Williams in three […]

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The History of the Philly Shell

The History of the Philly Shell

The History of the Philly Shell Defence The Philly Shell defence claimed notoriety when Floyd Mayweather Jr was riding through boxing with an undefeated record shutting down every opponent he was coming across. Opponents could not knock Mayweather Jr out let alone knock him down. I have previously written about the history of the shoulder […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Tenshin Nasukawa – Fact or Fiction?

Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Tenshin Nasukawa – Fact or Fiction? On News Years Eve Floyd Mayweather Jr took part in an exhibition match in Tokyo, Japan against a 20yr Kickboxing sensation named Tenshin Nasukawa. Nasukawa was undefeated as a professional, not just in kickboxing, but in MMA too but this was to be a boxing […]

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Boxing Pound for Pound Rankings 2018

Boxing pound for pound for rankings 2018

Boxing Pound for Pound Rankings 2018   Well it’s the end of the year which means it is that time of year to have a look at the boxing rankings and pick your best fighters of the year. The year has seen many high profile fights, heck if you’re anything like Floyd Mayweather Jr you […]

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On This Day – Jack Johnson Becomes Heavyweight Champion

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On this day – Jack Johnson becomes the first African American Heavyweight champion… On December 26th 1908, yes how ironic that is Boxing day, Jack Johnson became the first black man to be crowned heavyweight champion of the world. Johnson was already a big name in the heavyweight division and deserved his shot at the […]

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On This Day – Barney Ross is Born…

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Forgotten Legends of the Ring – Barney Ross *This article was originally written for the Ringsidereport.com on 17th January 2018. So 17th January marked the birthday of the most recognizable boxer the sport has seen, Muhammad Ali. But what hasn’t been said about the man who called himself ‘The Greatest’? Never mind boxing, Ali is […]

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