Rachel Ball: ‘If I Can Beat Her On A Bad Day Then Bring It On’

Rachel Ball: 'If I Can Beat Her On A Bad Day Then Bring It On'  One fight can change a fighters life forever. The years of the grind and low purses made worthwhile by that one defining fight. The 'away' fighter rarely gets a decision in a close fight, the favoured fighter often gets the … Continue reading Rachel Ball: ‘If I Can Beat Her On A Bad Day Then Bring It On’

Chad Sugden: “I Am Looking Forward To Shocking A Lot Of People Again”

Chad Sugden: “I Am Looking Forward To Shocking A Lot Of People Again" By Oliver McManus Newark’s Chad Sugden was one of few British boxers to have a big clash pencilled in prior to lockdown: a fight with Shakan Pitters for the British light-pheavyweight title at the end of March. Pitters was initially due to … Continue reading Chad Sugden: “I Am Looking Forward To Shocking A Lot Of People Again”

Mark Kram Jr Interview: Part 3

Mark Kram Jr Interview: Part 3 By Chris Akers Nearly six months after losing his title to George Foreman, Frazier was back in the ring and fighting away again. The venue was Earl’s Court in London to fight the European heavyweight champion Joe Bugner. Less than two months after that beating Bugner on points, Yank … Continue reading Mark Kram Jr Interview: Part 3

Rachel Ball: ‘I Want A World Title’

Rachel Ball: 'I Want A World Title' By Cameron Temple Last week, Matchroom’s Fight Camp treated us to a fight of the year contender between Terri Harper and Natasha Jonas, as they battled it out over twelve rounds for a split decision draw. The pay per view event on week four of Matchroom’s Fight Camp … Continue reading Rachel Ball: ‘I Want A World Title’

Natasha Jonas: “Going into the last round I thought I was up, and I thought I won the last so I thought I had won.”

Natasha Jonas: “Going into the last round I thought I was up, and I thought I won the last so I thought I had won.” The claret stained ring attire in Eddie Hearn’s backyard pugilistic bubble, highlighted perfectly the blood and guts spilt in a never say die battle for supremacy. But it was about … Continue reading Natasha Jonas: “Going into the last round I thought I was up, and I thought I won the last so I thought I had won.”

Navid Mansouri: “I’m Over The Moon To Have This Opportunity”

Navid Mansouri: “I’m Over The Moon To Have This Opportunity” By Cameron Temple Over the previous few weeks of Matchroom’s hugely successful Fight Camp there have been some noteworthy bouts in the exciting domestic super-welterweight division. On week one, Sam Eggington and Ted Cheeseman headlined the show, with the latter winning by unanimous decision to … Continue reading Navid Mansouri: “I’m Over The Moon To Have This Opportunity”

An Interview With Mark Kram Jr: Part 2

An Interview With Mark Kram Jr: Part 2 By Chris Akers Many boxers are aligned in the history books with their trainer. Joe Louis and Jack Blackburn. Muhammed Ali and Angelo Dundee. Thus, it was with Frazier and Yancey ‘Yank’ Durham. A welder with the Pennsylvania Railroad who later trainer boxers and the Police Athletic … Continue reading An Interview With Mark Kram Jr: Part 2

279 Days: The Inside Story of Akeem Ennis-Brown & Philip Bowes

279 Days: The Inside Story of Akeem Ennis-Brown & Philip Bowes By Ian Aldous 279 days is a long time. 279 days is a very long time when you're Akeem Ennis-Brown (13-0) and more than nine months have passed since he should have battled Philip Bowes for the Commonwealth and vacant British super-lightweight championships. The … Continue reading 279 Days: The Inside Story of Akeem Ennis-Brown & Philip Bowes

Jay Harris: “Rematch with Martinez Would Be a Completely Different Story”

Jay Harris: “Rematch with Martinez Would Be a Completely Different Story” By George Priestman Swansea based fighter Jay Harris used to have to balance working in an Amazon warehouse and his dreams of becoming a world champion boxer. However, on the 29th February, we saw the Welshman reach the pinnacle by challenging for the WBC … Continue reading Jay Harris: “Rematch with Martinez Would Be a Completely Different Story”

Cory McKenna: “I am looking forward to putting on a well-rounded performance and impressing the UFC.”

Cory McKenna: "I am looking forward to putting on a well-rounded performance and impressing the UFC." The name of Cory McKenna seems to have been doing the rounds in the world of MMA for many a year. Heavily hyped from the get-go, but it may come as a surprise to some, McKenna is still only … Continue reading Cory McKenna: “I am looking forward to putting on a well-rounded performance and impressing the UFC.”