Few sporting occasions leave the world at a standstill more than a top class, competitive boxing fight. Whether by the WWE-style smack talk or the intrigue posed by a pair of fighters seemingly inseparable, people are almost magnetically attracted.
Although the build-up exclusively focuses on the winner — and all related sub-plots
From the lightweight champion of the world to a recognised war hero, Lew Jenkins lived a life almost too unbelievable to be true. Despite his notoriety in the 1940s, Jenkins is now largely unheard of.
However, his story — both in the ring and outside — is extraordinary. A tragedy if it were
In his interview with Sports Gazette, Luke Groves reflects on a difficult year of injuries, the huge leap from amateur to pro, and his passion for boxing.
Not only did Luke Groves start his golf career late at 16, but the reason why he got into the sport was unorthodox
Saturday marks the long awaited rematch between David Haye and Tony Bellew at London’s 02 Arena.
The rematch, which was due to take place on 17th December last year, was postponed due to Haye suffering, what he labelled, a “freak” accident.
The rematch comes after Bellew upset the odds by a long margin
“The least I can do is teach them how to throw a punch” - Sports Gazette visited Stonebridge Boxing Club in Harlesden to meet Awo Abukor, an amateur boxer who started a ladies-only boxing class to encourage more Muslim women to participate in sport.
A Muslim woman in sport is usually
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
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
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