Hannah Rankin Wants Her Title Back!

Hannah Rankin Wants Her Title Back! By Ian Aldous On June 15th 2019, Hannah Rankin etched her name in history. The twenty-nine year-old became Scotland's inaugural female world champion when she captured the IBO World super-welterweight championship by outpointing Sarah Curran (now Sarah French) in front of a sold-out crowd, live on BBC Scotland. The … Continue reading Hannah Rankin Wants Her Title Back!

Hassan Azim: “I’m Going To Win A World Title.”

Hassan Azim: “I’m Going To Win A World Title.” By Cameron Temple British boxing has been a whirlwind of announcements recently, with Queensbury and Matchroom returning to boxing in July and August respectively. This has been amidst the news that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed in principle to two fights in 2021, edging … Continue reading Hassan Azim: “I’m Going To Win A World Title.”

Jordan Dujon: ‘If the opportunity to fight on a big show came tomorrow I would take it.’

Jordan Dujon: 'If the opportunity to fight on a big show came tomorrow I would take it.' By The Boxing Kid Unbeaten welterweight prospect Jordan Dujon (4-0) admits he is chomping at the bit to get back into the ring after a sustained period in lockdown. Over the last few weeks, both Frank Warren and … Continue reading Jordan Dujon: ‘If the opportunity to fight on a big show came tomorrow I would take it.’

The FightPost Interviews: Laura Pain 

The FightPost Interviews: Laura Pain  Despite the ongoing pandemic women’s boxing isn’t standing still. The numbers of professional fighters in the UK is still relatively low. At my last count we still only have around 40 female professional fighters. But those numbers are steadily rising, and London’s Laura Pain is the latest addition to the … Continue reading The FightPost Interviews: Laura Pain 

Paddy Pimblett: “You Know Where I Will Be.”

Paddy Pimblett: "You Know Where I Will Be." By Jack Rainbow Paddy Pimblett did not allow himself to get carried away with his emphatic win over Decky Dalton on March 20th: “I expected that he was going to have nothing for me to be honest, everyone I spoke to I told that I would be … Continue reading Paddy Pimblett: “You Know Where I Will Be.”

Todd Snyder: “When I was a kid, I learned politics and world history through boxing.”

Todd Snyder: “When I was a kid, I learned politics and world history through boxing.” By Chris Akers This final part of this interview will look at how boxing intertwines with hip-hop and politics, plus how boxing can get back to the sporting forefront in the United States in a way it hasn’t done in … Continue reading Todd Snyder: “When I was a kid, I learned politics and world history through boxing.”

Callum Johnson: “I’ve Still Got Time.”

Callum Johnson: "I've Still Got Time." By Cameron Temple “My professional career hasn’t really gone how I thought it would’ve done, but I’ve still got time.” Like many boxers, Callum Johnson’s career has featured a series of highs and lows. Although, perhaps the extremities of these highs and lows have been more severe for him … Continue reading Callum Johnson: “I’ve Still Got Time.”

John Hedges: “I Know They Say Don’t Believe The Hype, But Take Notice Of It.”

John Hedges: “I Know They Say Don’t Believe The Hype, But Take Notice Of It.” An insight into Matchroom’s latest signing: John Hedges By Cameron Temple Upon hearing a six foot five, 18-year-old, British southpaw, with a good amateur pedigree was entering the professional ranks, my first thought was ‘Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury must … Continue reading John Hedges: “I Know They Say Don’t Believe The Hype, But Take Notice Of It.”

Todd Snyder: ‘But Bundini Was What I Liked About Ali’

Todd Snyder: 'But Bundini Was What I Liked About Ali' By Chris Akers The focus in part four of my interview with Todd Snyder is solely on 'Bundini' Brown, a man who was able to carve his own personality and presence despite being part of the careers of two of the greatest boxers in history. … Continue reading Todd Snyder: ‘But Bundini Was What I Liked About Ali’

Todd Snyder: “It’s Such A Tough Sport & It Takes So Much Dedication.”

Todd Snyder: "It’s Such A Tough Sport & It Takes So Much Dedication." By Chris Akers In part three of this interview, we discuss why boxing lends itself to art and language so well and the different layers and motivations of a boxer both in and out of the ring. Earlier this year, I interviewed … Continue reading Todd Snyder: “It’s Such A Tough Sport & It Takes So Much Dedication.”