Natasha Jonas: “Katie was the reason I could turn pro. When I said goodbye to the amateurs I was saying goodbye forever.”

Natasha Jonas: "Katie was the reason I could turn pro. When I said goodbye to the amateurs I was saying goodbye forever." Natasha Jonas has been boxing for 17 years and in that time the sport has evolved far beyond what it was all those years ago. Back in the day opponents were few and … Continue reading Natasha Jonas: “Katie was the reason I could turn pro. When I said goodbye to the amateurs I was saying goodbye forever.”

Marlen Esparza: “I would definitely say this is the highlight of my career.”

Marlen Esparza: "I would definitely say this is the highlight of my career."By Gary Kittilsen Marlen Esparza survived a high-action slugfest with legendary five-division world champ Naoko Fujioka in what was clearly, the fight of the night on the Ryan Garcia-Emanuel Tagoe card at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Esparza described her opponent as, "really strong, … Continue reading Marlen Esparza: “I would definitely say this is the highlight of my career.”

JASON CUNNINGHAM REACHES FOR THE STARS

JASON CUNNINGHAM REACHES FOR THE STARS Jason Cunningham did not have to ponder too long and hard over the question of at what point did he realise that he had morphed from being considered a high level opponent to someone with fighting for a world title towards the forefront of his mind. Despite enjoying much … Continue reading JASON CUNNINGHAM REACHES FOR THE STARS

Ebanie Bridges: “Fighting the longest reigning champion in my weight division, now that excites me. Winning that fight will be serious satisfaction.”

Ebanie Bridges: "Fighting the longest reigning champion in my weight division, now that excites me. Winning that fight will be serious satisfaction. I really do believe I have what it takes to beat Roman." Boxing has given Ebanie Bridges so many opportunities in life. In many ways, it has saved her and made her in … Continue reading Ebanie Bridges: “Fighting the longest reigning champion in my weight division, now that excites me. Winning that fight will be serious satisfaction.”

Linn Sandstrom: “You will see me chasing for world titles.”

Linn Sandstrom: "You will see me chasing for world titles. I want to climb the rankings pretty quickly." Linn Sandström is no stranger to the globetrotting experience. She was born in Brazil, before a move to Sweden where she became a high-class table tennis player. But when she travelled halfway across the world to Australia, … Continue reading Linn Sandstrom: “You will see me chasing for world titles.”

Ramla Ali: “I live the life. I am in the gym every day.”

Ramla Ali: "I live the life. I am in the gym every day." By Gary Kittilsen  Its been an amazing ride for Ramla Ali. The undefeated super-bantamweight prospect who was the first Somali woman to ever compete in the Olympics in boxing has just run her record to 5-0 stopping a determined but outmatched Shelly Barnett … Continue reading Ramla Ali: “I live the life. I am in the gym every day.”

Tommy Hodgson: “I would love to headline St James’ Park for a world title when the time is right.”

Tommy Hodgson: "I would love to headline St James’ Park for a world title when the time is right." By Will Lott Initially, a talented midfielder trialling at Newcastle United, Tommy “Hitman” Hodgson fights back in his home city this coming weekend as he looks to improve his record to 5-0. Tommy told FightPost about … Continue reading Tommy Hodgson: “I would love to headline St James’ Park for a world title when the time is right.”

GEORGE GROVES: FROM CHAMPIONSHIPS TO RETIREMENT AND A NEW START  

GEORGE GROVES: FROM CHAMPIONSHIPS TO RETIREMENT AND A NEW START   BY RICHARD PRESCOTT I first met George Groves through a colleague during my time working at the Rugby Football Union. Roy Headey ran a lot of the Sports Science work at the RFU and he had arranged for George to get some free gym … Continue reading GEORGE GROVES: FROM CHAMPIONSHIPS TO RETIREMENT AND A NEW START  

Hannah Rankin: “It is a fantastic fight, Scotland vs England and it will be a great fight for women’s boxing.”

Hannah Rankin: "It is a fantastic fight, Scotland vs England and it will be a great fight for women's boxing." Hannah Rankin would have been excused if she had gone full Conor McGregor and graced our Zoom interview with a world title belt on each shoulder. Rankin looked content with her life, her first world … Continue reading Hannah Rankin: “It is a fantastic fight, Scotland vs England and it will be a great fight for women’s boxing.”

Natasha Jonas: “It takes a weight off my shoulders. It’s relief I feel I can enjoy the boxing now. At times I felt as though I was losing my sanity chasing world titles.”

Natasha Jonas: "It takes a weight off my shoulders. It's relief I feel I can enjoy the boxing now. At times I felt as though I was losing my sanity chasing world titles." Life was very different in 2018. The fight with Katie Taylor and hopes of winning a world title looked dead in the … Continue reading Natasha Jonas: “It takes a weight off my shoulders. It’s relief I feel I can enjoy the boxing now. At times I felt as though I was losing my sanity chasing world titles.”