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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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DUBOIS VS GORMAN: EARLY PICKS FOR WINNER

Well well well. Joe Joyce ghosts away from the BBBofC ordered British Title fight with Daniel Dubois and the fans have no time to lament as Nathan Gorman almost immediately signs up for July 13th instead. This is potentially a better fight in the ring and certainly as a spectacle, …

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WBA (not-so) Super Champion

You may have noticed that the WBA can sometimes have more than one champion in a certain weight class (Anthony Joshua and Manuel Charr at Heavyweight for example), and it’s no doubt made you think “why?”. Why have a Super Champion and a Regular Champion? I’ll use the Middleweights to …

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A Game to the Throne: Tin Foil Hat Time

Disclaimer: This article has been updated after the WBC ordered the immediate rematch between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. Saturday’s sensational heavyweight class between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder was supposed to give the victor more of a strangle hold on being the man in the division. But what the …

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Light Heavyweight: An Underrated Division?

The light heavyweight division has been an overlooked division since Andre Ward retired from the sport. But, why is it hardly talked about across the world despite there being many talented fighters who seek the belts more than money? The light heavyweights would have been a great division for the …

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Promoters Must Take Leap of Faith With The Women’s Code

Women’s Boxing has been a taboo subject in the past, some people love it while others still believe that women shouldn’t fight, for any one of a number of different reasons. Whatever side of the coin you fall, the female code is on the rise – but are promoters doing …

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Why Do We Do This?

York Hall, Bethnal Green. Summer. It’s uncomfortably hot. I’m sitting ringside towards the end of a sweltering 6 hour, 15-fight card, watching another something-and-0 prospect ping shots into the guard of another 80-something fight veteran, and there’s hardly anyone here. The slap of leather on skin echoes around the near-empty, …

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