Should a Brit follow the path of the alphabetti spaghetti world heavyweight title to gain notoriety?

As a very dignified and solemn Jim Watt said goodbye to his daughter Michelle, sport ceased to be about triumphs and winning and stood for a moment in contemplation. All of the baubles… Continue reading

Our condolences to Jim Watt and his family

  Full Stop The word tragedy is an overused word in sport but let me begin with a genuine tragedy. Jim Watt lives along the road from me but I have never bumped… Continue reading

With 7 world titles is this the golden age of British boxing?

Let us begin by sending our hearty congratulations to Carl Froch. Handed an MBE in the honours list is well deserved and truly an honour to see another man in the boxing business… Continue reading

WBC gone mad? Anthony Joshua world’s No2..

Full Stop Another fascinating week goes by with no retirements, matches planned and suggested, trainers quoted and news made. Paul Smith claims he is in good shape with his trainer, Joe Gallagher having… Continue reading

Is Amir Khan living in a fantasy land?

It has been a strange week with possible fights and withdrawals being the order. Amir Khan has, once again been saying he is on the brink of a deal with Floyd Mayweather whilst… Continue reading

Khan continues to make the right steps but is he chasing shadows?

Full Stop If you need styles to make fights then you need confidence to win them… Ahead of Lee Selby’s IBF title fight against Evgeny Gradovich tonight I wonder how he is feeling… Continue reading

Does Carl Froch need Vegas?

Full Stop Another big week of talking has seen Ricky Hatton suggest that Carl Froch NEEDS Las Vegas to finish off his career. I think I understand where the Hitman is coming from… Continue reading

Carl Froch has been a fantastic ambassador for the sport

Full Stop The last of the world titles that he held – the WBA super middleweight belt – has been taken from around Carl Froch’s waist. Stripped as he had not defended his… Continue reading

Andre Ward seals Paul Smith Jnr bout for his long-awaited comeback

Full Stop With news last weekend that Paul Smith Jnr was in negotiations to face Andre Ward it has been announced that we have it signed, sealed and delivered for the 20th June… Continue reading

Anthony Johnson has another “tune up” fight before Kevin Johnson same MONTH

Full Stop I will warn you that this is a Manny Pacquiao/Floyd Mayweather free zone. This is not because it is NOT the most exciting contest in a generation nor that I am… Continue reading