The Friday Faceup

With many parts of the world in various stages of lockdown and the United Kingdom facing an extension of current restrictions some temporary respite is provided for avid followers of the ‘Noble Art’. Despite events continuing to be behind closed doors, the weekend presents a jamboree of contests across the globe of real quality and …

The Monday LunchBox

Although no significant action took place involving British world ranked contenders at the weekend there were many positive happenings that mean we’re not far away from elite British fighters eating at the top table again. First up was the news from Kell ‘Special’ Brook that an opportunity to challenge for the WBO world welterweight title …

The Monday LunchBox

The British and World heavyweight scene became clearer on Saturday night with the expected demolition by ‘Dynamite’ Daniel Dubois of grossly overmatched Ricardo Snijders in east London. The young Londoner was at his calm, effective best by flooring the hapless Dutchman four times from body shots in the uncompleted four minutes of the match. In …

The Friday Faceup

Young heavyweight sensation ‘Dynamite’ Daniel Dubois 14-0 (13 KO’s) returns to the ring after an eight month sabbatical on Saturday night (29th) against Dutchman Ricardo Snijders 18-1 (8 KO’s) at the BT Sport studios in Stratford, East London. Since his last fight and enforced COVID layoff from paid combat the Londoner has seen domestic and …

The Monday LunchBox

Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin Five things we learned: Why we love the Heavyweights – single punch knockouts have littered the history of the heavyweight division. Think, Rocky Marciano v Jersey Joe Walcott, Ali v Liston II, Weaver v Tate, Tyson v Spinks, Lewis v McCall and Rahman. All highlight reels of the division and …

The Friday Faceup

On Saturday night (22nd) big time boxing returns at the Matchroom ‘Square Garden’ in Brentwood, Essex. The last few weeks of ‘Fight Camp’ events have seen the post-COVID return behind closed doors at the venue, with some cracking contests between male and female domestic fighters. However, Saturday sees the first recognised men’s event of world …

The Monday LunchBox

Boxing is back ! Friday night’s Queensberry Promotions show broadcast live on BT Sport was a resounding success. The strictest hygiene measures, social distancing and, to cap it all off some great performances and fights. Top of the bill saw Brad Foster 13-0-2 (5 KO’s) gain a Lonsdale belt outright in defence of his British …

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 …