Andy Lee this year called time on his ground-breaking, 39-fight career which ultimately gleaned the world middleweight title but he is never too far from the sport which enveloped his life for the best part of three decades. This weekend, the Limerick man is in Los Angeles as his long-time friend Tyson Fury challenges bookmakers’ favourite Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title and Lee is not ruling out an upset, writes
Muhammad Ali has made his final journey through his home town as thousands of mourners along the route pumped their fists and chanted “Ali! Ali!” for the former heavyweight champion of the world known simply as ‘The Greatest’.
Readers with several hours to spare have probably already discovered Making A Murderer, the documentary series on streaming service Netflix which details the (literal) trials and tribulations of Wisconsin man Steven Avery as he battles for justice, and his own freedom, in the US legal system.
Undefeated in 11 years and 22 fights, and heading into his 19th defence of the heavyweight championship of the world since 2006, it is no wonder that Wladimir Klitschko exudes an air of confidence, but, once in a while, ever-so-slight cracks appear in his cool, calm and collected demeanour.