Joshua to fight Martin in London on April 9th 2016 for the IBF Heavyweight Title The hype surrounding Anthony Joshua is surreal. Winning the Olympic Gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in Britain, the spotlight has been on this next British star of boxing. After scoring 15 wins, all by way of knockout, that star […]Read More Anthony Joshua vs Charles Martin: Too Much, Too Soon?
It was built up as a battle between two ferocious power punchers, one in the frame of Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin, who has moved to 34-0, with 31 knockouts. Lemieux’s record is now 34-3, with 31 knockouts in his career. Records don’t lie: these warriors both have a great amount of power at their disposal. Golovkin […]Read More Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux: Golovkin displays boxing brilliance and stops Lemieux in 8 rounds
Mayweather vs Berto: A preview to myself witnessing the 49th and final fight of a legendary career live It couldn’t be any more fitting. The final chapter of the truly remarkable career of Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, against a heavily-criticised choice of opponent in Haitian Andre Berto, aiming to defeat a 23rd world champion in his […]Read More Curtain Call: Floyd Mayweather’s Last Hurrah
The super-middleweight king is finally back. Andre ‘Son of God’ Ward (27-0) returns to the ring this weekend against a solid competitor in Paul Smith (35-5). This is very much a return fight for Ward, despite Smith having proven himself as a solid contender in the super-middleweight division, challenging Arthur Abraham in his 2 previous […]Read More Andre Ward vs Paul Smith: The Return of the Super-middleweight King
Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner (30-1) and Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter (24-1-1) are set to clash this weekend, in a fight which is deemed to determine the bragging rights for Ohio. Both fighters are Ohio natives and it adds to the drama and excitement of this Saturday’s fight. Broner is moving up to the 144 pound catchweight […]Read More Adrien Broner vs Shawn Porter: Who will come out on top in the Battle for Ohio?
The middleweight bout between WBC Puerto Rican middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto (39-4) and Australian contender Daniel Geale (34-3) is an example of how important a role boxing politics can play in a bout. Cotto has caused some controversy by asking for this bout to take place at a catchweight limit of 157 pounds, rather […]Read More Miguel Cotto vs Daniel Geale: will a catchweight catch Geale out?
It can be argued that the heavyweight division is the pinnacle of all sports. The notion of being heavyweight champion of the world has a unique aura surrounding it, something which other sports or even other divisions in boxing cannot seem to quite replicate. That is not a knock on Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao, […]Read More Anthony Joshua – The Next Great Heavyweight?