UK Boxing

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 19.03.2015 | 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 05.03.2015 | 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.

Being at the Bottom of the Ladder is Fine as Long as You Are On the Right Ladder!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

Every day seems to bring us new challenges to us all but you can feel more confident in dealing with them if you are used to digging your heels in and driving yourself forward against the wind.

Kellie Maloney Revealed Sex Change After 'Newspaper Threats'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Sport

Kellie Maloney, the former boxing promoter Frank Maloney, has revealed she was forced to go public about her sex change operation after two newspapers...

Kellie Maloney Reveals Threats From Newspapers To 'Out' Her

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK

Former boxing promoter Frank Maloney said she chose to reveal she is now living as a woman to a Sunday newspaper because the story would have come out...

Lewis Thought Maloney's Sex Change Was A 'Wind-Up'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Sport

Lennox Lewis thought former promoter Frank Maloney's decision to undergo a sex change was a "wind-up". Sixty-one-year-old Maloney, who guided Lewis...

Maloney 'Tried To End It All' Before Accepting Herself

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK

Kellie Maloney, the former boxing promoter who was known as Frank, has said her struggle with her secret life as a transsexual had left her suicidal. ...

Boxing Legend Frank Maloney Is Having A Sex Change

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Sport

Former boxing promoter Frank Maloney is undergoing a sex change and now lives as a woman called Kellie, it has been reported. The 61-year-old, who ...

Foxx Set To Enter The Ring As Iron Mike In Film Biopic

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Sport

Jamie Foxx will play Mike Tyson in what promises to be an eventful biopic of the former World Heavyweight Champion of the World. Terence Winter (Th...

Tyson-Sized Teen Boxes Her Way To Seven Stone Weight Loss

Newsteam | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A teenage girl who once weight more than Mike Tyson has turned her life around to lose a seven stone - after taking up boxing. Courtney Clarke weig...

Great Boxing Upsets Recalled By An Avid Fan!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

Many articles on boxing upsets have been written and some of them over time have become diminished or exaggerated... I decided I would list in no particular order, the greatest boxing upsets I have personally witnessed live, that made me literally shake my head in open-mouthed awe!