A busy month of February for UK boxing

by dry dothy: January is always a relatively quiet month in boxing, and the BBBoC has taken extra steps to ban boxing in its first calendar month due to an increase in cases of coronavirus omicron in the UK. Make no mistake, though. This will make February twice as good as what we arrived at … Read more

Claressa Shields Detroit media workout

Boxing star Clarissa “GWOAT” Shields, the only undisputed world champion in boxing, held a media exercise in Detroit on Tuesday as she approaches her defense in the WBC/WBA/IBF World Middleweight Championships against her number one ranked competitor Emma Cosin on Saturday, February 5 direct pay-per-view in the US and Canada. (Photo credit: Salita Promotions) Shields … Read more

Jimmy Anderson, 1942-2021 – Boxing News

Jimmy Anderson, who died at the age of 79, is in the record books as Britain’s first super featherweight champion (then called Junior Lightweight).Anderson won the inaugural weight match in February 1968, stopping previously undefeated Jimmy Revey in nine rounds at the Albert Hall. Southpaw’s skilful boxing seems to have taken Revie to prominence early … Read more

Michael Conlan: ‘In 350 amateur fights I fought in many people’s back gardens and won many titles in those gardens. It’s nothing new to me’

Michael Conlan tells Elliot and Russell how he will complete the second stage of his career by beating Lee Wood There is a moment in the career of every so-called golden boy when the constant adulation, the voices of the home crowd, and the walk to the second ring become somewhat old hat. This usually … Read more