Category Archives: Columns


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…


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…


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…


What Next for Garcia after Loss to Thurman?

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) In many ways it was a shame that somebody had to lose at the Barclays Center on Saturday night and although the fight didn’t quite live…


Retrospectively, How Shocked Should We Be By Haye-Bellew?

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) I was planted in my seat at the obligatory Irish bar in Amsterdam’s Red light District, surrounded by excitable Scousers (I live in London, for clarity)….


Jacobs Must Find a Way to Negate Golovkin’s Jab

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) In two weeks’ time, Gennady Golovkin will face what is widely regarded as the toughest test of his career when he takes on middleweight powerhouse Danny…


Thurman Looking to Continue Welterweight Ascension This Weekend

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Perhaps it’s different over the pond, but it seems that this weekend’s welterweight unification clash between Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia is receiving a criminally meagre…


Vargas Exposes Flaw in Matchroom’s Grand Plan

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) It wasn’t to be for Gavin McDonnell last night as he suffered a clear points loss to Rey Vargas in Hull, with the Mexican capturing the…


Martin Murray up next for Chris Eubank Jr.?

By Perry Lynden (@PerryLyndenldn) Rumours have begun circulating again over a possible fight between Chris Eubank Jnr (24-1, 19 early) and Martin Murray (34-4-1, 16 KOs), both of these fighters…


Can Spence cause Brook upset?

By Perry Lynden (@PerryLyndenldn) IBF Welterweight Champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25KOs) will fight his mandatory challenger Errol Spence (21-0, 18KOs). This fight is likely to take place at Bramall Lane…