Category Archives: Columns

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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…

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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…

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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)….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…