Georgia O’Connor: “I’ve been really ill and nearly died. So I thought you only get one life, I’ve realised what’s important and I want to be happy.”

Georgia O'Connor: "I've been really ill and nearly died. So I thought you only get one life, I've realised what's important and I want to be happy." I last spoke to Georgia O'Connor earlier this year. The focus then was a law degree with ambitions to be a solicitor or a career elsewhere in that … Continue reading Georgia O’Connor: “I’ve been really ill and nearly died. So I thought you only get one life, I’ve realised what’s important and I want to be happy.”

Mason Jones: “I think he was just done and that was the excuse he needed to get out of there.”

Mason Jones: "I think he was just done and that was the excuse he needed to get out of there." By Jack Maher For the fans, there aren't many more deflating things than watching an entertaining fight fizzle out into a no-contest. For the fighter involved, there aren't many things more frustrating. This is the … Continue reading Mason Jones: “I think he was just done and that was the excuse he needed to get out of there.”

A Boxing Memory: Paulie Ayala & The Journey to Greatness

A Boxing Memory: Paulie Ayala & The Journey to GreatnessBy Ian Aldous Going back and watching old fights for research purposes can be a chore, but not when Paulie Ayala is the subject. A tandem of classics against both Johnny Tapia and Clarence 'Bones' Adams are extremely watchable, his first with Tapia even earned Ayala … Continue reading A Boxing Memory: Paulie Ayala & The Journey to Greatness

Tommy Frank: “I want to be involved in big fights, make some money and look after my family.”

Tommy Frank: "I want to be involved in big fights, make some money and look after my family." By Chris Akers Until December last year, everything had been going well in Tommy Frank’s professional career. He won the Commonwealth title in his tenth fight and had picked up the WBC international silver and IBF intercontinental … Continue reading Tommy Frank: “I want to be involved in big fights, make some money and look after my family.”

Tommy Jacobs:  “I just want to fight people ranked above me with decent records and to push myself as fast as I can.”

Tommy Jacobs:  "I just want to fight people ranked above me with decent records and to push myself as fast as I can." By Will Lott After six long years of waiting for his parole to expire, Essex born Tommy Jacobs has finally received his professional licence from the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) … Continue reading Tommy Jacobs:  “I just want to fight people ranked above me with decent records and to push myself as fast as I can.”

Derrick Osaze: “I’m definitely in a good place and I’m just eager to put on a show.”

Derrick Osaze: "I’m definitely in a good place and I’m just eager to put on a show.” By Oliver McManus The intensely likeable Derrick Osaze has been calling for breakout fights ever since upsetting the odds to become Ultimate Boxxer champion in May 2019. Since then The Punching Preacher has been in action just once; … Continue reading Derrick Osaze: “I’m definitely in a good place and I’m just eager to put on a show.”

Matt Windle: “It’s a big test for him, this is where we find out what he’s about.”

Matt Windle: “It’s a big test for him, this is where we find out what he’s about." By Chandler Waller Ahead of his Commonwealth title bid on Friday night, Matt Windle is inspired by the potential of flying the flag for Birmingham boxing. Next year, the Commonwealth Games will take place in the West Midlands … Continue reading Matt Windle: “It’s a big test for him, this is where we find out what he’s about.”

Neil McCubbin Vies For Commonwealth Gold On Fightzone

Neil McCubbin Vies For Commonwealth Gold On Fightzone By Ian Aldous This Friday night, live on Fightzone, a piece of boxing history commences when a 108-pound title, only competed for twice in the last 119 years, is on the line. Neil McCubbin (5-0) takes a step up in competition when he battles Matt Windle for … Continue reading Neil McCubbin Vies For Commonwealth Gold On Fightzone

Lovemore Ndou: “I believe that one failure prepares me for success in the future.”

Lovemore Ndou: "I believe that one failure prepares me for success in the future." By Chris Akers                                                 Having lost to Miguel Cotto in 2004, Lovemore won six of his seven fights, his one blemish in that sequence a loss against Junior Witter, on the undercard of Bernard Hopkins vs Howard Eastman in 2005. He then fought … Continue reading Lovemore Ndou: “I believe that one failure prepares me for success in the future.”

Ryan Garner: “To have the support of Frank Warren throughout everything has been amazing.”

Ryan Garner: “To have the support of Frank Warren throughout everything has been amazing." By Oliver McManus Prodigious talent Ryan Garner is back and, he says, feeling ‘better than ever.’ The 23 year old returned to the ring in April after a 14 month absence and already has his eyes set on bigger challenges. Garner dusted … Continue reading Ryan Garner: “To have the support of Frank Warren throughout everything has been amazing.”