Daily Archives: September 19, 2018

Takam on facing Joshua and Povetkin

Carlos Takam has fought both Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin, so we put him on the spot by asking him who has the best defence, what are their best punches, what are their weaknesses and, of course, who does he think – and want – to win…. More: continued here

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Larry Fink’s black and white boxing photography – in pictures – The Guardian

The Guardian Larry Fink's black and white boxing photography – in picturesThe GuardianIn examining the tough and unsentimental subculture of boxing, Larry Fink's photographs capture everything from rowdy rings to overheated locker rooms and all of the characters that inhabit them. His work is currently on show at the Philadelphia Museum … More: continued here

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A 10-step guide to improving boxing – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) A 10-step guide to improving boxingThe Guardian (blog)Why are rounds three minutes long? Why championship belts instead of hats? Because it's always been that way. Boxing is a wonderful sport. At its best, it's sublime. But at its worst, it's trite, tedious and borderline pointless. As fans, we pay a … More: continued here

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Whyte: I’ll get into AJ’s head

Dillian Whyte plans to ‘get into Anthony Joshua’s head’ ahead of a potential rematch next year and will be watching his British heavyweight rival from ringside at Wembley. More: continued here

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Enzo Calzaghe: Boxing loses giant in champion trainer – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Enzo Calzaghe: Boxing loses giant in champion trainerBBC SportTo Enzo, music was boxing, boxing was music, a series of jabs was like a burst on a guitar, a flurry of punches in bunches a chorus. Enzo didn't have a great enough command of the English language to always find the right words, but with boxing he …Boxing: Calzaghe's …

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Boxing: Ashiq first Singaporean to vie for WBC belt – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Boxing: Ashiq first Singaporean to vie for WBC beltThe Straits TimesMuhammad Ashiq turned professional only in August last year and he is undefeated in five professional fights. He will face Filipino Jason Butar Butar for the WBC International Silver super bantamweight (up to 55kg) title at the Lion City Fury event at …and more » More: continued here

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Knock if Out of the Park: What you need to know about boxing card at Whataburger Field – Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-Times Knock if Out of the Park: What you need to know about boxing card at Whataburger FieldCorpus Christi Caller-TimesWhataburger Field will transform from the home of the Hooks to a boxing venue Saturday when the park hosts a fight card for the first time since 2009. The event is sponsored by CCC Entertainment, KeepPunching Entertainment, the Hooks …

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Bellew: Okolie brings danger

Lawrence Okolie is a cruiserweight “danger man” who can take another crucial step towards a world title fight by defeating Matty Askin, says Tony Bellew. More: continued here

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Mendy: Campbell KO coming

Yvan Mendy has vowed to use England as the perfect platform to knock out Luke Campbell and earn an overdue world-title shot. More: continued here

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Boxing champ Billy Joe Saunders apologizes after ‘sickening’ video goes viral – Sporting News

Sporting News Boxing champ Billy Joe Saunders apologizes after 'sickening' video goes viralSporting NewsBilly Joe Saunders has apologized for a video described as "sickening" by police in which he appears to offer a woman drugs. In the video, posted on several British media websites (including The Independent), the WBO middleweight world champion is seen …Billy Joe Saunders: World champion boxer charged …

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Billy Joe Saunders and Tyson Fury INSPIRE Travellers to fight – bare-knuckle boxer – Daily Star

Daily Star Billy Joe Saunders and Tyson Fury INSPIRE Travellers to fight – bare-knuckle boxerDaily StarThe Gypsy King remains unbeaten in the ring – and he shares family ties to another arm of combat sport, bare-knuckle boxing. Fury, who grew up in the Irish Traveller community of Manchester, had a distant relative in the “King of the Gypsies”, Bartley …and …

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