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 […]

The Monday LunchBox

‘Chocolatito’ back on top A virtuoso performance from Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez ripped the WBA world super-flyweight title from Britain’s Khalid Yafai in Frisco, Texas at the weekend. The Nicaraguan three-weight world champion and future ‘hall of famer’ dominated from the opening bell and eventually stopped the brave champion with a stunning right hook 29 secs […]

The Friday Faceup

After all the hype and drama of the heavyweights in the last week and the wait for how and when the title will be unified, this weekend in Frisco, Texas, it’s the turn of the ‘little guys’. British-born WBA world super-flyweight champion (115lbs/8st 3lbs) Khalid Yafai puts his title on the line against Nicaragua’s future […]