The Friday Faceup

Another great weekend of boxing is in store with action around the world to satisfy the fistic fan. Undoubtedly the highlight in terms of current world significance is the big heavyweight showdown in London between undefeated contenders ‘Dynamite’ Daniel Dubois and Joe ‘Juggernaut’ Joyce for the vacant European title. Both enter the fray intent on …

The Monday LunchBox

Welcome to fight week ! This Saturday (28th) sees the big British heavyweight showdown between ‘Dynamite’ Daniel Dubois (15-0, 14 KO’s) and Joe ‘Juggernaut’ Joyce (11-0, 10 KO’s). The contest is surprisingly to be held in the historical Church House, Westminster, a stones throw from the Abbey and nearby Palace of Westminster. The ‘House’ is …

The Monday LunchBox

The new ‘Battersea Bomber’ We have a new British middleweight champion and his name is Denzel Bentley. The unbeaten fighter from Battersea, south London, via the Fisher amateur club, won the vacant title on Friday night (13th) in the BT Sport studio ‘bubble’, Stratford, east London. The 25 year old Bentley (14-0-1, 12 KO’s) defeated …

The Sunday Supplement

For ten minutes in Las Vegas, Nevada last night British welterweight Kell Brook was again ‘special’. Coming in as big outsider to regain a version of the world 10st 7lb (147lbs) title he’d temporarily neutralized the effectiveness of WBO champion Terence Crawford and, was in the fight. He’d tentatively felt his way through the opening …

The Monday LunchBox

It was a relatively quiet weekend of boxing after recent weeks. The highlight was American lightweight Devin Haney convincingly outpointing 2004 Olympic champion Yuriorkis Gamboa to retain his WBC world title for a second time. Again the mind boggles when Brooklyn’s Teofimo Lopez is recognised as the 9st 9lb (135lbs) king by virtue of his …

The Monday LunchBox

What a weekend ! One heavyweight proves he’s a contender, one small man zeros in on the pound-for-pound title and one spectacular knockout that’s sure to make the year’s best. All amidst the announcement of further lockdown in the United Kingdom. Right when you thought boxing was again dropped to canvas and the fights made …

The Friday Faceup

What a fantastic fight weekend we have lined up. There’s almost too much going on to give each contest justice. In London, England there’s the big heavyweight showdown between Ukrainian former-unified cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KO’s) and big Londoner Dereck ‘Del Boy’ Chisora (32-9, 23 KO’s). Staged at the SSE Arena, Wembley behind …

The Monday LunchBox

The Mexico City extravaganza truly delivered on Friday night (23rd October). It included another contender for fight of the year as Juan Francisco Estrada successfully defended his WBC world super-flyweight title against Carlos Cuadras. The rematch turned out to be a ‘barnstormer’ with the champion dropped in the third and recovering to score two knockdowns …

The Friday Faceup

The dust has finally settled from an eventful last weekend. New unified world lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez delivered his pre-fight prediction and now basked in the glory, and former champ Vasiliy Lomachenko has returned to the Ukraine to lick his wounds to hopefully come again. There’s been talk of a pre-fight shoulder injury to Loma, …