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Does Conor McGregor stand a chance at beating Floyd Mayweather Jnr?

On August 26th the world gets to see a fantasy match up between The UFC’s biggest draw Conor McGregor, and Boxings biggest name, Floyd Mayweather Jnr. The Notorious one will compete against Money Mayweather in a cross combat fight under Boxing rules in the squared circle. The build up has been living up to the […]

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Was Manny Pacquio Robbed?

Was It Really Such A Bad Decision?   On the 1st of March in 1940, Henry Armstrong, who had simultaneously held the Featherweight, Lightweight and Welterweight titles, set his sights on the Middleweight title and challenged a man whom he had already defeated in the past at Welterweight, Ceferina Garcia. Garcia was a Filipino, the […]

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Andre Ward Stakes Claim as World’s No.1 Boxer – Targets Anthony Joshua?

Andre Ward Stakes Claim as World’s No.1 Boxer – Targets Anthony Joshua? In December I wrote a piece on the current pound 4 pound rankings in Boxing, although the article weighed in a fighters cross over appeal to the public, the quiet and mild mannered Ward was ranked highly at no.2. But on Saturday 17th […]

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One Year On: Muhammad Ali

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There really isn’t anything I could write which hasn’t already been said about Muhammad Ali, indeed Ali is arguably the most written about sports person in history. 3rd June marks a year since the passing of a sporting legend and a global superstar. I’m going to keep this article pretty short, because of my previous […]

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Watford’s Anthony Joshua Reigns Supreme On The Heavyweight Throne

The Road to the Heavyweight Championship Must Now Pass Through Watford The Heavyweight Division has always been the glamour division of the sport, the global superstars produced by Boxing, those that have captured the publics imagination have been the great Heavyweights such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis and Mike Tyson. Sure, the marquee division of […]

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On This Day – Boxings Greatest Sugar Ray Robinson Dies

On This Day – Boxings Greatest Sugar Ray Robinson Departs on April 12 1989 the sport of Boxing lost the man whom many call the greatest Boxer to have ever lived. The man who called himself ‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali said about this Boxer that he was ‘the king, the master, my idol.’ This man […]

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Boxings Pound for Pound Rankings

Pound for Pound Rankings – Who’s the best of 2016? With the year coming down to an end and 2017 just around the corner, now is a good time to give my view on who I believe are currently the cream of Boxing’s crop. There are some ‘big’ fights still remaining in the year, but […]

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Forgotten Legends Of The Ring – George Benton

When you hear the term ‘Shoulder Roll’ you automatically think of Floyd Mayweather Jnr. Indeed the ‘Money’ man Mayweather Jnr, in this era of social media coupled with his unquestionably great boxing skills has propelled himself as the front runner in Boxing’s history of great defensive artists. But FMJ was not the first exponent of […]

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When Bob Foster Fought Muhammad Ali

This year, we have seen a number of high profile fighters jump up in weight to fight some of the best in the divisions above, Conor McGregor in MMA, Amir Khan and now Kell Brook in Boxing. McGregor and Khan both lost and Brook awaits his fate in September. So let’s go back into the […]

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News Of Kell Brook v Gennady Golovkin Shakes Up The Boxing World

Kell Brook V Gennady Golovkin Set For September Clash   The Boxing world was recently shook up again when news was announced undefeated IBF Welterweight Champion Kell Brook would be challenging Middleweight King Gennady Golovkin on UK shores in September later this year. The big shock wasnt just that Kell Brook would be climbing up […]

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