The Monday LockDown

Mental Health Awareness Hello readers, you will note that the regular Monday LunchBox has been temporarily retitled the ‘LockDown’ given the unfamiliar and difficult times we continue to find ourselves in. We are all largely aware of the impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives, those sadly affected directly by losses in their families, and […]

The SuperFight

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada it is the thirty-third anniversary of ‘The SuperFight’ between ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler and ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard.  The encounter marked my entry into covering big time boxing as a young freelancer and also the zenith of what George Kimball on the cover of his definitive 2008 bestseller Four Kings rightly referred […]

The Friday Faceup

On a day of unprecedented sporting cancellations in light of the Coronavirus outbreak it was refreshing to look ahead to when times will hopefully be safer and more certain. In a respectful press conference in Central London lunchtime today Matchroom Boxing and K2 Promotions announced the contest between top five ‘pound for pounder’ Olexandr Usyk […]