Category Archives: Columns


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…


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…

Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin

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…


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…

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What Affect Can Politics Have on British Boxing

By Jackson Park (@jackson_park92) On Thursday, the public of Great Britain voted in the General & local elections to decide which political party makes up the government and local councils….

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The Damaged Legacy of Roy Jones Jnr

By Paul Webb (@Paul_FCBoxing) When you analyse a movie that starts off full of potential, has a fantastic middle but ends terribly it’s unlikely to be considered worthy of on…

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When It Comes To Excuses After A Loss, Boxing Has Had Its Fair Share

By Kurt Ward (@BoxingAsylum) Boxing is so different to other sports yet when it comes to excuses it is exactly the same. No-one likes to lose, and sometimes an excuse…


The Fight We’ve All Been Waiting For is Finally Here

By Allan McGoldrick (@shottsabc) The fight the fans craved is finally here. After years of anticipation and negotiation, the reality of Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao stepping into the…