The Friday Faceup

The big fights keep coming. A sensational weekend of boxing awaits with the overdue return of undisputed world junior-welterweight (140lb/10st) champion Josh Taylor against undefeated Jack Catterall in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday night (26 February). It’s a complete sellout at the atmospheric OVO Hydro Arena and live and exclusive on Sky Sports in the UK …

The Monday LunchBox

Khan v Brook – Five things we learned: Big time boxing is back – A 22,000 sellout, Michael Buffer getting ‘ready to rumble’, Liam Gallagher and Premier League footballers ringside and hundreds of thousands of pay per views sold. The BOXXER/Sky Sports Box Office promotion was an immense success. Right from day one when the …

The Friday Faceup

Finally. After 17 years operating as professional boxers in separate but parallel universes, finally clustering around the 10st,7lb (147lbs) welterweight division, two planets (or should I say English counties) will collide. The war of words across the Pennines which separate Lancashire from Yorkshire and boxing’s version of the ‘War of the Roses’ will reach its …

The Friday Faceup

Saturday sees the return of ‘The Matrix’. Ukrainian superstar Vasiliy Lomachenko, the double Olympic champion and former three-weight world champion meets Ghana’s Richard Commey in a non-title bout at lightweight (135lbs). The contest will be held in the ‘big room’ at Madison Square Garden, New York, and the fact it’s the first time in two …