Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
In a tale of two Las Vegas super fights, Jason Quigley admits the September middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the quality match-up. But, understandably, he cannot get away from the hype that surrounds the battle of you-know-who next weekend.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
Paschal Collins is not a man to aimlessly wander along with the consensus. While many boxers decry a certain forthcoming ‘super-fight’ as “bad for boxing”, the head trainer of the Celtic Warriors Gym takes a different view.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
While many star boxers fall over each other to offer sanctimonious proclamations that the much-hyped meeting of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor is a nail in the sport’s coffin, three-time Olympian Paddy Barnes takes a different view.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
While May 2 heralded the end of boxing’s most notorious cold war inside the ring, it was the coming together of two prominent power brokers outside it which ultimately made the fight a reality.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Katie Taylor’s camp are examining a clause which they believe may allow the Olympic gold medallist fight up to 15 times as a professional before reverting to the amateur ranks, from where she would be able to defend her title in Rio in 2016.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2012
THE HEADLINES ebb and flow but this last week in American sport gushed in an entertaining torrent of confusion. It didn’t matter if the moment was glorious, seedy, violent or downright miraculous, skill and common sense ranked low and we, the humble onlookers, were all the better for it.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
Manchester’s light-welterweight king Ricky Hatton faces Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Casino in the early hours of tomorrow morning in the first super-fight of 2009. But has the economic downturn impacted on the appetite for big time boxing Stateside? Simon Lewis reports from Nevada.
Sat, 02 May, 2009