Category Archives: Columns

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Groves – Eubank Jr: Making a Case for Both Fighters

By: Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly)  One of the more telling signs of an excellent fight is when hordes of boxing fans are unable to decisively pick a winner between them. On…

Talking Boxing With Dave Allen

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) David Allen has positioned himself as a very popular figure in the British fight scene. His affable nature with fans and genuine good humour has garnered…

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Lucas Matthysse Looks to Make a Splash in the Welterweight Division

By: Dallas Orysiuk (@Chargers204) This Saturday, Lucas “the Machine” Matthysse, 38-4, 35 KO’s, looks to make a splash in the welterweight division when he takes on unbeaten, but unknown Tewa…

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Errol Spence Jr – Soon to be one of the most feared men in boxing

By: Dallas Orysiuk (@Chargers204) Last night, Errol Spence Jr. was successful in the first defense of his IBF welterweight title and improved to 23-0, 20 KOs against Lamont Peterson. Lamont…

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Super Middleweight: The Land Without A King

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly)  Super Middleweight: the gladiatorial arena with a 168 pound limit bestowed upon all combatants. For a long time, this realm was ruled with absolute conviction by…

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Hell Hath No Fury!

Is The Gypsy King about to reclaim his crowns? The supposed return of Tyson Fury to boxing has taken well over two years, his return to a boxing ring may…

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2017 Awards: Fighter of the Year

This past year has giving us some memorable fights and some breakout fighters, making it quite difficult to pick just one Fighter of the Year, but we did. So check…

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2017 Awards: Fight of the Year

Award season. Yup, it’s that time of year again… So here is the FirstClassBoxing team picks for ‘Fight of the Year’. Andrew McCart – Roman Gonzalez Vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai My fight…

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HBO’s Montreal Card Round-Up

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) When you glanced down the fight list and observed the 3 main fights, you’d reasonably be able to make a stake for any fighter winning their…

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Saunders Vs. Lemieux: Who Wins?

In the early hours of Sunday morning, one of Britain’s finest but most unpopular boxers will climb into the ring against the hugely lauded David Lemieux. It might be safe…