Category Archives: Columns

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Klitschko-Fury Bring In The Clowns

By Paul Webb (@Paul_FCBoxing) I have been thinking a lot about the ‘entertainment’ side of boxing and how, in many cases, the actual fight itself doesn’t seem to be enough…

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Coldwell’s Corner

Words by Matt Bevan (@MBevs68) What a week last week in Texas that ended with Jamie McDonnell retaining his world title against Tomoki Kameda, upsetting the odds once again. I’m…

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Coldwell’s Corner

It’s been a busy week out here in Texas, as we go through the final preparations for getting Jamie McDonnell ready for his WBA Bantamweight title defence next Saturday in…

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Paddy Fitzpatrick –– Yes Man To Genius?

By Calvin Khan (@ItsCalvinKhan) The pressure is on for George Groves as he battles for a world title on September 12th. However there is another man, who will be under…

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Coldwell’s Corner

Welcome to my new column for First Class Boxing, I’m looking forward to sharing my views on the big fights coming up internationally and domestically, as well many other matters…

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Ticket Controversy Surrounds Klitschko-Fury

By Paul Webb (@Paul_FCBoxing) Buying boxing tickets can often be a frustrating, fastest finger first minefield that leaves many shouting at their laptops and cursing sites like StubHub who sell…

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Dissecting Golovkin’s Resume

By Jake Collins (@MelanCholyFolly) Whenever a fighter cruises through a division with the ferocity that Golovkin has, a certain hype is cascaded thought the air for all to become involved…

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Floyd Mayweather: Sales Pitch

By John Wharton (@WhartoJohn) Mad Men ‘If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation’ Don Draper – Mad Men The dust has settled on the ‘fight of the…

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The Madness That is Boxing Titles

By Kurt Ward (@boxingasylum) On March 25, 1920 The Walker law, named after Senator James J. Walker, was passed by a vote of 30-19, which legalized professional prize fighting in…

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Sky Coverage Hits A New Low

By Kurt Ward (@BoxingAsylum) Just after 3pm local time [9pm here in the UK] Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell made his way to the ring in Hidalgo, Texas, in the toughest fight…