Category Archives: Columns

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Questions Abound Heading into Joshua-Klitschko

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) To the delight of his One Direction-esque following, Anthony Joshua’s showdown with former divisional kingpin Wladimir Klitschko is now just four days away. The Brit will…

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Berto vs Porter: Fireworks will fly on Saturday

By: Dallas Orysiuk (@Chargers204) This Saturday, live on Showtime, Andre Berto, 31-4, 24 KOs squares off with Shawn Porter, 26-2-1, 16 KOs in a welterweight title eliminator. In the boxing…

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Brook-Spence & Groves-Chudinov: Card Shaping up Nicely

By Jake Collins @MelancholyFolly All too often with UK boxing cards we are able to pick holes in a lot of the matchmaking and question the validity of certain fights. When…

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Can Canelo Knockout Chavez Jr.?

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) On May 6th, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will move up ten and a half pounds to take on a former Light Heavyweight title challenger…

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Lomachenko Looking to Assert Claim for P4P Supremacy with Win over Sosa

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) You don’t need me to tell you that Vasyl Lomachenko is good at boxing. After just eight fights (7-1-KO5) he has asserted himself as the most…

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Linares-Garcia is the Fight the Lightweight Division Needs

By: Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Despite Matchroom’s branding of the fight as ‘Repeat or Revenge?’, once the opening bell rang at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night there was very little…

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The Ignorance of the ‘0’

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) The generally accepted best to ever live has 19 of them. The Greatest has five. A (previously) widely agreed P4P #1 now has one too. Losses…

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What can Crolla do differently in Linares Rematch?

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) This weekend Anthony Crolla seeks redemption when he takes on the man who took his WBA lightweight title last September. Jorge Linares was the clear winner…

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Is it Time to Reassess Golovkin’s Greatness?

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) To make it clear, this article is not about burying Gennady Golovkin after he escaped with a unanimous decision victory over Daniel Jacobs last night. This…

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FirstClassBoxing Team Give Our Predictions For Golovkin/Jacobs

This Saturday, March 18 from Madison Square Garden, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (36-0, 33 KO’s) defends his middleweight titles against Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs, (32-1, 29 KO’s). Jacobs is without…