Boxing, one of the world’s oldest sports, seems to be in crisis. A multitude of titles, celebrity bouts, and controversial scorecard decisions. Yet, things point to a bright future ahead.
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Another huge weekend for boxing – particularly women’s boxing – and an exciting UFC Fight Night. We also saw ”The Greatest’s” grandson, Nico Ali Walsh, entering the ring once again. Results disclosed.
In the 18th- and 19th- century a form of unarmed, bare-knuckled combat developed in rural parts of America. Known as “Rough and Tumble” or “Gouging” it was a no-holds barred combat, known for its brutality. This is the story of one of the predecessors of vale tudo and the UFC.
An epic showdown between two of Britain’s best athletes took place on St George’s Day, and ended with no real surprises. Our editor watched the fight from London and analyses the bout. Results disclosed.
Tonight, undefeated Tyson ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury returns to the ring, facing Dillian Whyte, following his trilogy against fellow heavyweight Deontay Wilder. Wembley Stadium welcomes two titans to what promises to be an epic face-off, despite disappointing promotional work.
The Ancient Greek philosophers not only wrote about martial arts: they practiced them as well. What motivated them, and how did it fit into their worldview? Andreas Kinneging, Professor of Philosophy of Law at Leiden University helps us answer these questions.
Another action-packed weekend is behind us, with incredible examples of fighting spirit, future champions continuing on their path to success and very few surprises. Results are disclosed.
Sunday’s UFC event features two title bouts and the return of the undefeated Swede Khamzat Chimaev. Our editor-in-chief has spoken to Khamzat’s manager and makes his predictions for Sunday’s three main fights.
This weekend was far less thrilling than last weekend’s action-packed Saturday, in terms of the quantity of events. Yet, one potentially huge bout in women’s boxing awaits and the future of judo looks very promising. Some results are disclosed in the article.
Some of the greatest minds throughout history have been fighters. Why did they chose to write about their experience in the ring, and what effect did it have on their thinking? Writing and fighting have seemingly always worked hand in glove.