It’s been labelled “brutal” and “barbaric” by some, but just why has MMA spawned a whole generation of loyal fans in recent years?
Coral Barry is chief sports editor for boxing and MMA at Metro Sport. Sports Gazette got in touch with her to find out about this ever-growing sport, and
Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder? Veteran amateur boxing coach Bob Pearson shakes his head to indicate his lack of interest: “I don’t know.”
He is dedicated to overseeing the junior boxers at Earlsfield ABC in South West London, which is run by Sid Khan, the older brother of London Mayor, Sadiq Khan.
Pearson prefers grassroots development over championship fights.
“Have you ever been to a junior boxing show?” Pearson enquires.
“No,” I confess.
In the seventh addition of the Don’t Crack Podcast, we discuss the landscape of British boxing, following big fight withdrawals, big fight announcements and a visit to the Australian jungle.
For this episode we were joined by our Sports Gazette Colleague and avid boxing fan, Shane Murphy.
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Anthony Joshua's corner man, Mark Seltzer, is huge in the boxing scene. He’s the man stood behind the biggest names in British boxing.
He’s the man with the inside scoop. The man who walks step-by-step with fighters right up to the ropes, those four corners of truth, before they unleash
Daniel Jacobs takes on the undefeated Luis Arias this Saturday in New York what is set to be one of the fights of the year.
In the lead up to this fight however, a lot of attention has been brought not just to the fight itself, but the miracle that
Different Class looks at the upcoming UFC 217 event in New York.
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