The Commonwealth Games are usually a time for happiness and excitement as it offers an excellent viewing platform for athletes that may not usually get that sort of attention.
But for Natalie Powell, Gold Coast 2018 just won’t have the same attraction to her.
Powell won a gold medal while competing for
Until 1997, women could not legally box in Great Britain. It would be another fifteen years before Nicola Adams and Katie Taylor would announce themselves to the world in London, as women’s boxing made its debut at the 2012 Olympics.
Six years on, there are just three weight categories for women
There are many people all over the world who hold aspirations of competing in combat sports at a high level but, like all top-class sports, it is extremely difficult to reach the top.
So imagine trying to become the world champion in a combat sport without the use of your right
The dangers of boxing and mixed martial arts to human life were thrown once again into sharp relief this week following the death of 31-year-old British boxer Scott Westgarth.
However, complications arising from head trauma are not the only causes of fatalities in combat sports.
The other main culprit is weight cutting
Ahead of UFC 222, we caught up with middleweight Julian "The Cuban Missile Crisis" Marquez to hear about his journey from Kansas City to the highest level of mixed martial arts.
Julian Marquez (7-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) burst onto the national MMA and UFC scene after a stunning knockout on Dana White's
Journalists these days might struggle to get exclusive access to footballers, but at the same time, the internet has other, more niche, opportunities.
iFL TV, which covers boxing, is part of a new wave of video content production in sports journalism.
Footballers have little to gain from giving interviews with journalists who
It’s 4:30pm - while most might be winding up for the day, Michael “The Beast from the East” Pham, Amro “The Handsome Killer” Ghanem and a group of members from the Team Tieu Muai Thai squad are firing kicks and punches at breakneck speed against the blaring noise of grime.
One of the greatest careers in boxing came to an end on Thursday night, when the legendary Roy Jones Jr competed in his final bout as a professional boxer.
Widely considered one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters the sport has ever produced, Jones - whose record is 65-9 (47 KO’s) -
In a month’s time, Rob Long will head to Aldershot, where he will be looking to retain the Brazilian jiu-jitsu title he won back in 2017. However, this is no ordinary jiu-jitsu tournament, and Rob Long is no ordinary man.
On 8th July 2010, Long was injured in Afghanistan while serving