Last Saturday night saw one of the most eagerly awaited fights in a long time. British hopeful Kell Brook versus the Kazakh superstar Gennady Golovkin. Few gave Brook a chance against the big hitting champion and the fact that Brook had moved up through the weight divisions did not inspire confidence. Make no mistake, Brook is a great fighter but Golovkin is likely to go down in history as one of the biggest punchers of all time.
If I'd paid for a ticket to this World Title fight I fear I would be claiming my money back under the trades description act.
World Heavy weight challenger Tyson Fury is 2.06 meters tall (6 feet and nine inches) and he usually weighs around 120 kilo's
The old saying in the sport of someone's '0' has got to go appears to be on it's way back on a more consistent basis than previous years, with the shift in mindset and perception of the professional boxing world waking up once again to what the fans really want to see - good competitive fights.
King of the Boxing training pads, Lenny Woodhall, who coached his son Richie to become Shropshire, England's first world
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.
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.
Anyway, I don't believe Klitschko isn't brave-he's proved it many times but having watched David Haye's savage sparring sessions recently leading up the Fury fight that unfortunately didn't happen I wouldn't blame Vitali for bowing out.
In a career more mysterious than Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease average boxer Amir Khan appears to have secured a $10'000'000 dollar payday with a fight against boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. How can he possibly deserve this chance having lost two of his last four fights?
His father thrilled and infuriated boxing fans and non-fans alike, and now Chris Eubank Jr looks set to bring the family