Category Archives: Interviews

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Q&A With Luis Collazo

Luis Collazo (37-7, 20 Ko) How did you start boxing and what age did you start going to a gym? My dad was a big fanatic of the sport, so…

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Q&A With Miles Shinkwin

By Michael Shepherd (@mshep10) Miles Shinkwin, 14-2, 7 Ko How did you start boxing and what age did you start going to a gym? My grandad boxed in the Navy,…

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Q&A with Kid Galahad… Who Loves the Idea of a Featherweight World Boxing Super Series

Kid Galahad 23-0, 14 KO How did you start boxing and what age did you start going to a gym? As a youngster I was always in and out of…

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Q&A With British Fighter Ashley Theophane

Ashley ”Treasure” Theophane 40-8-1, 11 KO How did you start boxing and what age did you start going to a gym? I got into boxing at the age of 4/5…

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FirstClassBoxing Caught Up With Lisa McClellan – Sister of Two Time Middlweight Champion Gerald McClellan

By Allan McGoldrick (@AMCGUK) Twenty two years ago boxing should never forget the tragic events that unfolded inside The New London Arena in Millwall on February 25th, 1995. One woman…

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Canelo Unfazed with Nacho Beristain’s Stratergy

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Hall of Famer trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain’s resume is stacked with former champions. After signing on to take over training duties for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr….

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Randy Caballero Looks to Challenge WBC Champ Rey Vargas

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Super bantamweight Randy “El Matador” Caballero, 24-0 (14 KOs), didn’t have to travel far in his last outing. The undefeated 26 year-old was the co-main event…

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Oscar De La Hoya hopes to sign Claressa Shields

By Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) As Women’s History Month 2017 comes to an end, Women’s Boxing has made history and looks to continue its growth in the months to come. On…

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Glen Tapia: “I’ll be back in the ring”

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) On the inaugural Golden Boy Promotions ESPN card from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, Glen Tapia (23-4, 15 KOs) of New Jersey, went the…

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Emmanuel Taylor Plans to Outbox Matthysse on Canelo-Chavez Jr.

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) After being out of the ring since October of 2015, former 140-pound champion Lucas “The Maquina (The Machine)” Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) will have his hands…