Category Archives: Boxing News

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Super Middleweight: The Land Without A King

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly)  Super Middleweight: the gladiatorial arena with a 168 pound limit bestowed upon all combatants. For a long time, this realm was ruled with absolute conviction by…

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Hell Hath No Fury!

Is The Gypsy King about to reclaim his crowns? The supposed return of Tyson Fury to boxing has taken well over two years, his return to a boxing ring may…

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2017 Awards: Fighter of the Year

This past year has giving us some memorable fights and some breakout fighters, making it quite difficult to pick just one Fighter of the Year, but we did. So check…

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A Catch Up With Matvey Korobov

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) If you know much about the boxing amateur scene on an international level, then you’ll know who Matvey Korobov is. An outstanding amateur, Korobov hasn’t quite…

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2017 Awards: Fight of the Year

Award season. Yup, it’s that time of year again… So here is the FirstClassBoxing team picks for ‘Fight of the Year’. Andrew McCart – Roman Gonzalez Vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai My fight…

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Two-Division World Champion Danny Garcia Returns to the Ring to Face Former Champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios

Two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia returns to the ring to take on former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in a welterweight showdown on Saturday, February 17 live on…

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HBO’s Montreal Card Round-Up

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) When you glanced down the fight list and observed the 3 main fights, you’d reasonably be able to make a stake for any fighter winning their…

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BILLY JOE SAUNDERS OUTPOINTS DAVID LEMIEUX TO RETAIN WBO MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE

Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) outpointed hometown hero David Lemieux (38-4, 33 KOs) to retain the WBO Middleweight World Championship in the 12-round main event of HBO World Championship…

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Saunders Vs. Lemieux: Who Wins?

In the early hours of Sunday morning, one of Britain’s finest but most unpopular boxers will climb into the ring against the hugely lauded David Lemieux. It might be safe…

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James DeGale – What’s Next?

By Jake Collins (@MelancholyFolly) If you found yourself in a certain bar in East London over the weekend, you could have treated the new IBF Super Middleweight World champion to…