Over the years, the South Africa boxing landscape has been dotted with highly talented small and mid-weight boxers. These include, but are not limited to, Willie “Wavy Haired Master” Smith, Vuyani “Wonderboy” Nene, Cassius Baloyi, Jacob “Baby Jake” Matlala, Thulani “Sugar Boy” Malinga, Phillip Holliday, Dingaan “The Rose of Soweto” Thobela, Vuyani Bungu, Thomas “The […]
James Slater recalls one of British boxing history’s great fights ON November 18, 1990, one of British boxing’s most intense rivalries was born, as middleweights Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank met for the first time, the memorable battle playing out before a massive crowd at The National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. 26-year-old Benn, known as […]
Big names pick their winner. Except for Sylvester Stallone, he’s kind of vague 1. Sugar Ray Leonard, Six-Time World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist: “I like Cotto for sentimental reasons and for what he has meant to the sport and boxing fans! Canelo has developed and grown along the way and been taken to school […]
Miguel Cotto has been stripped of his World Boxing Council middleweight title four days ahead of his big pay-per-view bout against Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas. The hotly anticipated Cotto-Alvarez clash, pitting aggressive veteran Cotto (40-4) against young slugger Alvarez (45-1-1), will proceed despite the WBC withdrawing championship recognition of Cotto over a refusal […]
Watch the full fights released by HBO SAUL ALVAREZ demolished James Kirkland in Texas on May 9. Watch it below: Cotto was in destructive mood when he took out Daniel Geale in New York in June. Watch it below:
James DeGale, in his own words, speaks ahead of his November 28 world title defence against Lucien Bute I think I am the best super middleweight out there right now. There are hard fights in the division. Badou Jack is a good fighter, but I think I beat him and beat him well if I […]
Tyson Fury says he’ll get Vitali Klitschko out of retirement once he has ‘flattened’ younger brother Wladimir. The British heavyweight challenger called the elder brother out on an intense The Gloves Are Off, starting the countdown to November 28, in Dusseldorf, exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office. Fury believes the age difference will see […]
Gallagher discusses the November 21 world title fight.