The Monday LunchBox

A Star is Born Social media sensation Ryan ‘KingRy’ Garcia scored a devastating seventh round stoppage of 2012 Olympic gold medalist and double world title challenger Luke Campbell in Dallas, Texas on Saturday. Arriving in the ring on a throne carried by his entourage with a mock crown (ala ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed) the Golden Boy …

The Monday LunchBox

The Undisputed offers its continued best wishes for the Christmas period, and for those of other religions and cultures, happy holidays and peace as we enter 2021. 2020 has certainly seen a challenging year for the sport of boxing following the lockdown and social distancing measures brought in worldwide as a result of the COVID-19 …

The Monday LunchBox

The fight that really matters anywhere between 160 and 168 lbs now stands alone. Excellent legacy victories by Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on successive nights over the weekend have reinforced that they remain realistically the only fighters who can beat each other in this current era. Fans and experts may argue that …

The Friday Faceup

Strap yourself in for another potential fight of the year. This Saturday sees another standout match to end the year with Mexico’s Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez taking on England’s Callum Smith in San Antonio, Texas for the unified super-middleweight (12st/168lbs) world title. Not undisputed, as there are a couple of other ‘world’ champions out there holding …

The Monday LunchBox

First thing this Monday morning the video lines between the leafy surrounds of Brentwood, England and the more salubrious Las Vegas strip will have been gridlocked.  Any other business in the Brentwood area will have been frustrated in any attempt to get a connection if that were their, admittedly unlikely, chosen destination. The line will, …

The Benefit of Distance

Yesterday’s heated weigh-in for the WBA/IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles to be contested at the SSE Wembley Arena between champion Anthony Joshua and challenger Kubrat Pulev in London, England tonight is nothing new in boxing. The recent history of paid fistic combat is littered with confrontational situations around the scales to either stoke the …

The Return of the King ?

Anthony Joshua is back ! The ‘AJ’ pre-June 1st 2019 in Madison Square Garden is back. The devastating defeat to Mexican-American monolith Andy Ruiz is now an aberration consigned to history and wiped from the collective memory. The emphatic points decision in Saudi Arabia almost a year to the day that returned the WBA, IBF …