In the 2 years - give and take a few weeks - since women made their maiden appearance as an Olympic sport at the 2012 Games it seems like they are still virtually unrepresented. Of course I didn't expect that once the first female boxing Gold Medalist at the Olympic was crowned that both sides of the professional sport would suddenly become 50-50, but to have women's' boxing … [Read more...] about A RANT ABOUT LACK OF WOMENS BOXING ON UK TELEVISION
After retiring after getting knocked through the middle rope by Rocky Marciano in one of boxing’s all time saddest bout the "Brown Bomber" visited US troops stationed in Japan. … [Read more...] about AFTER THE GLOVES COME OFF: JOE LOUIS
By Michael Bailey The Manasa mauler Jack Dempsey is one of boxing's most famous ever champions. His style of going straight after his opponents made some of his bouts the most spectacular in the history of boxing, with his 2 round battle with Luis Angel Firpo being perhaps the most exciting bout in 50 Heavyweight boxing annals. … [Read more...] about WHEN THE GLOVES COME OFF: JACK DEMPSEY
One thing that has always been a source of bewilderment for me is a type of topic that is almost always mentioned, one that is almost as old as boxing itself. This topic is about boxing's impending doom. Quite why people feel the need to say that boxing is amongst other things: On its last legs, nobody follows it anymore or that today's boxers are merely nothings compared to X … [Read more...] about HOW BIG IS THE BOXING COFFIN?
With only a few weeks away from Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley II, there is a question that is almost as important as the result of their rematch. Can Manny Pacquiao come back stronger than ever? … [Read more...] about CAN PAC-MAN PACQUIAO REGAIN HIS MAGIC?
By Michael Bailey It has recently been revealed that Carl Froch and George Groves will face each other in a rematch that is expected to take place on 31st March 2014. … [Read more...] about CAN FROCH GET EVEN WITH GROVES?
By Michael Bailey What makes boxing such a popular sport? Yes too many blows to the head can cause brain damage and that is a scientific fact, but boxing still has millions of fans around the world. Do us fans ever sit back and wonder to ourselves why we enjoy watching and taking part in the 'sweet science' or the 'noble art'? I find it very peculiar how anybody couldn't … [Read more...] about WHY BOXING IS A SPORTS FANS DREAM