Rhiannon Dixon: “I really want to get out there, I just want to fight now.”

Rhiannon Dixon: "I really want to get out there, I just want to fight now.” By Hannah Lucas When she’s not on the frontline tending to patients on Covid-19 wards and ensuring they’ve got the meds they need, hospital pharmacist, Rhiannon Dixon, is fighting to become an established British lightweight prospect under the supervision of … Continue reading Rhiannon Dixon: “I really want to get out there, I just want to fight now.”

Katie Healy: “It’s really exciting at the moment for women’s boxing and it’s great to see how many successful female boxers that are around right now.”

Katie Healy: "It's really exciting at the moment for women's boxing and it's great to see how many successful female boxers that are around right now." In many ways, women's boxing had a breakthrough year in 2020. Despite all the problems elsewhere in the world, and boxing as a whole suffering because of the worldwide … Continue reading Katie Healy: “It’s really exciting at the moment for women’s boxing and it’s great to see how many successful female boxers that are around right now.”

Johnny Fisher: “I will put it all to the test on Saturday and I will show what I can do.”

Johnny Fisher: "I will put it all to the test on Saturday and I will show what I can do." By Chandler Waller The bull has been depicted through popular culture as a menacing creature. Whether it be the aggressive reaction to the colour red or thrashing around to eject the human riding atop them … Continue reading Johnny Fisher: “I will put it all to the test on Saturday and I will show what I can do.”

Darren Tetley: “In a ten rounder, against someone like Samuel Antwi, you put your money on it coming down to another tear-up.”

Darren Tetley: "In a ten rounder, against someone like Samuel Antwi, you put your money on it coming down to another tear-up." By Oliver McManus Three years on from winning the WBO European title, Darren Tetley is hopeful that his fight against Samuel Antwi - on February 19th - could well be the start of … Continue reading Darren Tetley: “In a ten rounder, against someone like Samuel Antwi, you put your money on it coming down to another tear-up.”

Tommy Frank: “I haven’t shown what I’m capable of yet.”

Tommy Frank: "I haven’t shown what I’m capable of yet." By Louis Devereux It’s fair to say that 2020 didn’t quite go to plan for anyone. This was especially true for ‘Super’ Tommy Frank, who had both British and World title fights cancelled as a result of the pandemic. On the 11th December, after 13 … Continue reading Tommy Frank: “I haven’t shown what I’m capable of yet.”

Chris Kongo: “I’m taking on someone they say people are avoiding, but I’m the most avoided in the division.”

Chris Kongo: "I’m taking on someone they say people are avoiding, but I'm the most avoided in the division." By Joe Alexander On Saturday 6th March, Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte will return to boxing’s centre stage. Habitual to Matchroom events, the opening encounter is a competitive, domestic clash between Chris Kongo and Michael McKinson. A … Continue reading Chris Kongo: “I’m taking on someone they say people are avoiding, but I’m the most avoided in the division.”

Carly Skelly: “I am fit and ready and I want to fight now.”

Carly Skelly: "I am fit and ready and I want to fight now." Carly Skelly (3-0-1) woke up this morning with a fight very much on her mind. The rematch with Amy Timlin (4-0-1) was only 10 days away. A return to the Matchroom bubble imminent. But her day has ended in disappointment and frustration. The fight … Continue reading Carly Skelly: “I am fit and ready and I want to fight now.”

Lisa Whiteside: “I’ll box whoever I have to box, I just want to get cracking.”

Lisa Whiteside: "I’ll box whoever I have to box, I just want to get cracking." By Chandler Waller Families and boxing do not tend to go hand in hand, it is added to the long list of sacrifices that fighters make to better their careers. For male boxers, we often hear of how having a … Continue reading Lisa Whiteside: “I’ll box whoever I have to box, I just want to get cracking.”

Hannah Rankin: “My goal this year is to fight three times and work towards another world title shot.”

Hannah Rankin:  "My goal this year is to fight three times and work towards another world title shot." By Will Lott Born in the small town of Luss, near Loch Lomond in Scotland, Hannah Rankin made history in 2019 when she defeated Sarah French to win the IBO super-welterweight title and become the first ever … Continue reading Hannah Rankin: “My goal this year is to fight three times and work towards another world title shot.”

Lewis Syrett: Waiting For An Opportunity

Lewis Syrett: Waiting For An Opportunity By Chandler Waller Small hall boxing is often forgotten about. Whilst we turn our attention to the TV fighters with huge sponsorship deals, there are boxers out there still waiting to resume their careers since the pandemic first struck. Most small hall fighters dream for the occasion to win … Continue reading Lewis Syrett: Waiting For An Opportunity