This past weekend saw two celebrity boxing bouts as well as a few professional fights. As the interest in celebrity boxing seems to wane, we ask ourselves what the future has in store for boxing.
Homer: The First Sportswriter?
Boxing writing has become a profession of its own, with journalists lining the ring to get a decent view and write up their commentaries on the fights. Legendary writers such as Norman Mailer and A. J. Liebling have taken up their pens to write about boxing bouts. But the profession could be said to stretch back to antiquity.
Tyson Fury Shows Class Once Again
Fury truly put on a show, with a spectacle ring walk with three different songs, followed by a dominant performance. Derek Chisora really never came close to Fury’s class shown on the night.
How Much Do You Really Know About Boxing?
Boxing is one of the classical sports, attracting millions of fans around the world. But how committed are they? Are you as knowledgeable about boxing as you think you are? Here is a book which will test your loyalty!
The Martial Roots of Martial Arts
Martial arts simulate combat and stem from warfare. Here we delve deeper into the martial roots of martial arts.
Boxing and Politics
Politicians tend to use pugilist language to describe their endeavours. How has boxing been used by politicians to promote their own ideals? And what is the history of the connection between boxing and politics?
Broken Promise: Eubank Jr vs Benn
The legacy fight between Eubank Jr and Benn has been postponed on a weekend where there were few fights to begin with. Nevertheless, there are interesting questions to be raised about the postponed fight, and fortunately, fight fans had other action to entertain them.
At the Forefront of History: Interview with Hannah Rankin
On September 24th, WBA and IBO 154lb World Champion, Hannah Rankin, steps back into the ring. She faces challenger Terri Harper in Nottingham, putting her belts on the line. We spoke to Hannah ahead of her bout on Saturday, speaking about her accomplished career, future ambitions, and musical achievements.
The YouTube Revival of Boxing?
KSI promised to serve up two KOs in one night. He delivered on his promise and provided a spectacular show full of theatrics. Our editor writes from London and continues to ask what the future of boxing holds. Results disclosed.
MF & DAZN X: SERIES 001: KSI vs Swarmz & Pineda
The YouTube star KSI makes his boxing return tonight, fighting two opponents in one night. Does he have enough skill to be considered a proper boxer? Will he be able to win two bouts on the same night? And are we in fact being tricked into watching celebrities work out their personal vendettas under the established rules of boxing? Only those who watch tonight will know.