Sports Gazette spent an afternoon with British boxing prospect Isaac Chamberlain, following his recent TKO victory over Ossie Jervier at the York Hall. In a typically charismatic interview, he explains his route into the sport, the drive behind his community involvement and a potential clash with a heated rival.
Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev, Carlos Takam; Michael Sprott has fought them all. Nick Friend spoke to Sprott ahead of Joshua's showdown with Takam to find out what kind of threat the late replacement poses, as well as what it's like to step into the ring with 'AJ'.
When Anthony Joshua and
Johnny Nelson is a former British boxer who competed from 1986-2005. He is currently the longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, having held the WBO title from 1999 to 2005 and making 13 successful title defenses.
As he currently works as a boxing pundit for Sky Sports, Sports Gazette
From stripping tomato plants while trying to make ends meet as a teenager to founding Matchroom Sport, Barry Hearn has done it all. The chairman of World Snooker and the Professional Darts Corporation has dramatically shifted the sporting landscape. Nick Friend went to meet him ahead of Anthony Joshua's fight
Luke Campbell takes on Jorge Linares in the early hours of Sunday morning, in a bid to become WBA lightweight champion of the world.
At the 2012 London Olympics, Campbell, then twenty-two, managed to fulfil his dream of winning gold. He was joined in this feat by countrymen Nicola Adams
Upon his retirement aged only 33 this week, Andre Ward now represents an example of the notion that unmatched talent is sometimes not enough to force one’s way into the minds of observers as a memorable sporting hero, remembered fondly by a great number.
What his career lacked, for the most
Englishman Hughie Fury suffered his first professional defeat and a setback in his designs on a fight with Anthony Joshua while his opponent did little more to further his cause.
Eyebrows were once again raised in scepticism upon the announcement of the official decision on Saturday night in the Heavyweight clash
Boxing managed to shoot itself in the foot again on Saturday. It is the fighters’ brilliance, in this case, that of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, which sustains the sport and keeps it limping on.
What is all the more discouraging is the timing. Boxing is generally in a state
The Las Vegas super fight - as synonymous with boxing as a racquet is to tennis. This Sunday morning, British fight fans the land over were setting their alarms for the twilight hours in preparation for its latest iteration.
In this instance, the tag was well warranted. As the birds chirped