Category Archives: Columns

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Canelo Returns this Weekend with his Status as Boxing’s Cash Cow Challenged

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Since Floyd Mayweather’s retirement in September 2015 – ignoring his apparent un-retirement for MMA superstar Conor McGregor – it has been Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez who has…

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A Brief View on Joshua Vs. Klitschko

By John Hoolan @TheBoxingMadMan Klitschko Vs Joshua – A Few Thoughts. There has been a lot written and said about the upcoming Anthony Joshua Vs Wladimir Klitschko fight. Some have…

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FirstClassBoxing Give Our Predictions For Joshua Vs. Klitschko

This Saturday night in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium, the young lion will take on the old master… Anthony Joshua will take on Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF,…

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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…