UK Boxing

Facing My Nemesis Carl Frampton

Scott Quigg | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Sport
Scott Quigg

I will be boxing on 18 July in Manchester and I will announce the opponent at a press conference in Manchester this Tuesday. I am moving on, I can't wait forever, I would love to box Carl to show that I am the best Super Bantamweight in Britain. In the meantime the clock is ticking.

Essex Boys Blag Their Way Into £650,000 Seats For Mayweather-Pacquiao

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Sport

A pair of cheeky chaps from Essex managed to blag their way into ringside seats - which retailed at almost £650,000 - to rub shoulders with Justin Bi...

Toulon and Trott's Fault: Some Sporting Rambles

Abdullah Mahmood | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Sport
Abdullah Mahmood

Toulon secure their third straight European title on Saturday at Twickenham after an epic encounter with the perennial bridesmaids from Clermont Auvergne. In the lead up and since then there have been many fans and voices in the game bemoaning Toulon's superstar packed team and asking whether or not they are good or bad for rugby...

Hardly Worth a Rumble - Mayweather v Pacquiao

Jack Banister | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Banister

Boxing is sport in its rawest, most primitive form - two men, in a cage, trying to beat each into next Christmas, until one of them falls down and can't get up. It is a mind numbingly simple equation. Mayweather v Pacquiao didn't offer us much more than that brutality. It's a sign of how boxing has fallen.

Mayweather Satisfies the Purists

Jonathan Deakin | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Sport
Jonathan Deakin

So it finally happened. The fight that everyone had waited so long for. A fight that transcended the sport of boxing and would enable the winner to lay claim to being the best pound for pound boxer in the world and the best fighter of his generation.

Floyd Mayweather Triumphs In 'Fight Of The Century'

PA | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Sport

Christian Bale and former world champion boxer Ricky Hatton joined a celebrity-studded crowd to see Floyd Mayweather claim victory over Manny Pacquiao...

The Torture of Boxing - Why I'm Boycotting the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

Neil Durkin | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Sport
Neil Durkin

Despite the glorification of boxing in the Rocky films (or Scorcese's admittedly very good Raging Bull) and all the rumble in the jungle-type hype it receives, I reckon boxing belongs with hare coursing or dog fighting: in the past.

The BIG One - Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Prediction

Niall Doran | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Sport
Niall Doran

There are logical reasons as to why both guys can come out on top. Both fighters have been at the top level of their sport for years, but this weekend goes a step further. Saturday night will signify the precipice of a sport, the pinnacle of a boxing generation - a night that will go down in the history books.

What Time Does The Mayweather vs Pacquiao Fight Start?

The Huffington Post Staff | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Sport

'What time does the Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight start?' is the question all sport fans should be asking. The historic bout at the MGM Grand Casin...

Boxing's Buzzing Again

Niall Doran | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Sport
Niall Doran

Boxing is once again in the middle of a genuinely exciting and growing time as a sport. No matter what any of the naysayers say, boxing is alive and well and quickly returning to main stream media, where it belongs.

Freddie Roach: 'It's for the Soul of Boxing'

John Wight | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Sport
John Wight

As I reflected on this Manny and his small entourage arrived, which meant it was my cue to leave. Driving along Beverly Boulevard ten minutes later, I couldn't get Freddie's words out of my head. "It's for the soul of boxing."

Amir Khan Says He's 'More British Than Ukip'

PA | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Politics

Boxing champion Amir Khan has said that he is "more British than Ukip". The 28-year-old welterweight, who hails from a Muslim family of Pakistani o...

How Would Mayweather Jr Fare Against the Welterweights of Old?

David Ready | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Sport
David Ready

In the run up to Floyd Mayweather Jr's eagerly anticipated fight with Manny Pacquiao, lighting up the billboards of boxing websites, I wanted to find out how Mayweather Jr compares with the great boxing Welterweights of old, why he should embrace his talent, not his treasure and question what the future holds for the sport.

Amir Khan Ducks the Competition and Chases the Money Again!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

Amir "King?" Khan has stated on a Sky Sports Toe to Toe broadcast that he will not fight World Champion Kell Brook-even though having a World title would make him much more of a legitimate challenge to the winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao-the big money that Khan craves.

Battle of Brits: Amir Khan Is More Deserving Than Kell Brook to Get a Shot at the Welterweight King After May 2 Megafight

Stephen McGrath | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Sport
Stephen McGrath

In the aftermath of Brook's win he did what most Brits wanted and called out Amir Khan for a showdown on British soil in June, a fight that would like see a crowd fill a packed Wembley Stadium.

Mayweather Is the Richest Man in Boxing but Money Can't Buy Him Love

Rob Blakeman | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

Someone should play Floyd Mayweather the old Beatles song, 'Money Can't Buy Me Love' because despite being the highest paid sportsman in the world and...

Is This the Last Hurrah For the Noble Art?

Jason Holmes | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Sport
Jason Holmes

This is the big one, the defining match of this generation, the one they've been waiting for all of these lean years. It'll be up there with Ali versus Frazier and Sugar Ray Leonard versus Marvin Hagler, and it may very well be the last of its kind.

Royal Ramblings Meets the Alpha Female

Danny Stone | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

She is one of the most powerful, talented and experienced women in wrestling the world over. Jazzy Bi aka The Alpha Female, has wowed crowds across Europe and Japan. In the UK for some special appearances, she found time to sit down with us and talk about her past, present and future. Make sure to follow the Alpha Female because as ever, she has big things ahead of her.

Carl Frampton Can Bring Boxing Back to the Masses on 28 February

Niall Doran | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Sport
Niall Doran

Buckle up, for what could be a very exciting ride for boxing and the Carl Frampton story over the next few years, starting at the end of this month. All systems go for 28 February.

Continued Mayweather Pacquiao Talks Pulling At Heartstrings of Boxing Fans

Niall Doran | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Sport
Niall Doran

Everything seems to be all pointing in the right direction to this fawned over potential bout finally happening. Some have said Super Bowl weekend in the coming days could be a perfect time for an announcement, potentially.

Mayweather v Pacquaio: Champion of Champions

Rob Blakeman | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

It looks like all true boxing connoisseurs are finally going to get to realise their dreams and witness the ultimate battle for boxing ring supremacy. The World's Richest ever boxing match looks set for May the second this year. Experts predict it could gross one billion dollars in revenue.

Amir Khan Gifts £30k Gold Shorts To Taliban Attack School

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Sport

British boxing champion Amir Khan has become the latest star to lend a hand to the Peshawar school were children were massacred by the Taliban. The...

How To Work Out Like A Victoria's Secret Angel

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week, the world stopped to watch the first ever Victoria's Secret show in London where Angels strutted their stuff in magnificent underwe...

Mickey Rourke 'Fought A Mentally Ill Homeless Man' In 'Fixed' Boxing Return

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Sport

UPDATE: Rourke's opponent has backed up the claims of a fixed fight. Actor Mickey Rourke paid a mentally ill homeless man to lose a boxing match to...

The First Rule of Fight Klub Is...

Sarah Wagland | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wagland

Being a self-proclaimed fitness fanatic, I've taken part in hundreds of "combat" classes over the years, so what made Fight Klub different? Well, the movements were performed on free-standing punch bags instead of hitting focus pads or punching thin air.