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WHAT MAKES A FIGHTER A P4P CONTENDER?

Like many of you reading this, I frequent the boxing groups and forums on Facebook. I interact more on some than others but I’m always having a nose at what people think of specific fights and/or boxers. One thing that comes up a lot is people’s P4P lists and I …

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THE GOLDEN CONTRACT: GREAT FOR FANS & FIGHTERS

MtK’s The Golden Contract Tournament isn’t only the ticket to the boxing big time for the winner, it’s a ticket for more people to become boxing fans. The tournament has been hailed as a brilliant idea – the winner will get a multi fight deal with a top TV promoter …

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WHITE COLLAR IN 2018 TO THE BIGGEST FIGHT OF 2019?

By Dominic Hadi – @domhadi (Instagram & Twitter) On September 15th 2018 we saw two of the greatest boxers of our generation put it all on the line in the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. They both pushed the pace, took incredible shots and after a controversial draw in their first …

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WHAT HAVE I BECOME?

My sweetest friend, boxing, is someone else But I am still right here. There is a very valid argument that boxing completely ignore the recent YouTube “stars” fight on a Matchroom card news. The argument goes that boxing doesn’t give this debacle any airtime at all. I’m certainly understanding of …

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KOVALEV VS YARDE: A STACKED DECK?

Boxing is back, baby! Get your arse in gear (or on it for those late night US shows, I’m not here to judge) for the new season. Excitingly, the world level fights kick off proper this Saturday in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Britain’s unbeaten heavy hitter Anthony Yarde steps up to face …

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LIFE AFTER A LOSS: LESSONS FROM HISTORY

Following on from our piece a few weeks ago asking whether boxing’s reliance on the 0 has got to go, Matt Lewis looks at famous examples of boxing career successes following that first defeat Being undefeated has never carried more weight. The projected millions slashed from the value of Anthony …

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ANTHONY JOSHUA: 5 ROUTES BACK TO THE TOP

June 1st will go down in history, not for Anthony Joshua losing his belts and his unbeaten record (although the shock loss will remain just that), but for Andy Ruiz Jr. becoming the first person of Mexican descent to win the Heavyweight World Title. The man he beat was Matchroom’s …

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THE ART OF THE CROSSOVER: MMA & BOXING

by Dominic Hadi In the history of sport, we have seen successful athletes try their hand at new sports. From the likes of Michael Jordan and Bo Jackson, it appears for a handful of the elite conquering one sport was not enough. Although the second sport may not always be …

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