Tom Clarke: The Chronicles Of Nigel

Tom Clarke: The Chronicles Of Nigel When the final notes of Last Goodbye faded away in 2016 in Leeds, the last time I saw The Enemy live, I wondered how long it would be before the band got back together again. There just seemed so much more to give. The crowd still wanted more, the … Continue reading Tom Clarke: The Chronicles Of Nigel

James Moorcroft: “Learning Will Never Exhaust The Mind, and I Will Be a New Fighter”

James Moorcroft: “Learning Will Never Exhaust The Mind, and I Will Be a New Fighter” By Jack Rainbow James Moorcroft certainly had an interesting, if frustrating start to the year. After losing his British title eliminator to an impressive Martin Harkin in January he then had to deal with the first national lockdown: “Obviously, the … Continue reading James Moorcroft: “Learning Will Never Exhaust The Mind, and I Will Be a New Fighter”

Custio Clayton: “My Style Could Give Anyone Problems”

Custio Clayton: "My Style Could Give Anyone Problems" By Ian Aldous Class and dignity were all that I sensed from Custio Clayton; no anger or disappointment. This, despite being on the wrong end of what many viewed should have been a points win for the Canadian, against former IBF 140lbs world champion, Sergey Lipinets two … Continue reading Custio Clayton: “My Style Could Give Anyone Problems”

Tom Clarke: The Last Goodbye

Tom Clarke: The Last Goodbye The Enemy made an almost instant impact on the music world with their chart-topping debut album We'll Live and Die in These Towns. But like many artists before them, the band struggled to replicate what they achieved with their impressive opening offering. Clarke and his fellow bandmates were still so … Continue reading Tom Clarke: The Last Goodbye

Ellie Coulson: Another Worksop Prospect

Ellie Coulson: Another Worksop Prospect By Chris Akers Ellie Coulson is a 17-year-old National amateur champion who is based in the small mining town of Worksop in Nottinghamshire. Deciding to try out the sport aged just 12 after her little brother had started boxing, Coulson quickly developed into a good amateur, winning 16 of her … Continue reading Ellie Coulson: Another Worksop Prospect

Carly Skelly: “Gutted I Didn’t Get The Result I Deserved.”

Carly Skelly: "Gutted I Didn't Get The Result I Deserved." In any fight, a draw is rarely satisfactory, but one in a title fight probably even more so. Amy Timlin and Liverpool's Carly Skelly clashed for the vacant Commonwealth super-bantamweight title on the big Usyk-Chisora PPV. The fight delivered plenty but not a definitive conclusion. … Continue reading Carly Skelly: “Gutted I Didn’t Get The Result I Deserved.”

The Rise and Rise of Chris Colbert: “I’m just going to fasten my seat belt and get ready for this ride”

The Rise and Rise of Chris Colbert: "I'm just going to fasten my seat belt and get ready for this ride" By Ian Aldous In 2017, streaming giant Netflix released a boxing documentary film entitled, CounterPunch. It followed the fortunes of pugilists at three markedly different stages in their respective careers. Peter Quillin was the … Continue reading The Rise and Rise of Chris Colbert: “I’m just going to fasten my seat belt and get ready for this ride”

Donny LaLonde: A Date With Sugar Ray Leonard

Donny LaLonde: A Date With Sugar Ray Leonard When the call comes to fight Sugar Ray Leonard, any fighter would pick up and say yes. Donny LaLonde was the recipient of the golden ticket in 1988. Leonard was on the comeback trail once again, another retirement was about to end. Leonard needed a dance partner, … Continue reading Donny LaLonde: A Date With Sugar Ray Leonard