‘I am The Referee’ book launch November 12th
Sep14

‘I am The Referee’ book launch November 12th

For the past 2 years I have had the privilege of having a small part in one of the most exciting projects that I have ever been involved in. The book is about one of the worlds best boxing referee’s Ian John-Lewis. I first met Ian through my work in the police cells in one of the UK’s busiest police stations in Medway in Kent in 2011, which is where Ian works as a custody officer. No easy job, I can assure you. Having been...

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Caris Boxing Club. The Gym of Champions
Feb11

Caris Boxing Club. The Gym of Champions

Last Sunday, I went to visit a very special boxing gym in Finsbury Park north London and to meet it’s founder Mr Sam Hadfield. What makes Caris gym so unique is that it is the only boxing gym in the UK that is registered with the Amateur Boxing Association specifically for the homeless community in London. I was introduced to this project through my friend WBC A Star referee Mr Ian John Lewis, after he was invited to attend a...

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Groves end’s the night a winner
Nov25

Groves end’s the night a winner

On Saturday night at the Manchester Arena the hugely hyped war between Carl Froch and George Groves was fought over an incredible 9 rounds of toe to toe boxing at it’s very near best. The big favourite Froch who holds the WBA and IBF Super Middleweight Titles having earned the right to be called unified Champion after a tremendous fight history of beating the best of the best in his division, was now fighting the young 25 year...

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Mayweather shows Alvarez a Masterclass in Vegas
Sep15

Mayweather shows Alvarez a Masterclass in Vegas

Last night the richest Prizefight in the history of Boxing was fought out in front of a sell out crowd at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the WBC and WBA & Ring Magazine Super-Welterweight Titles. Mayweather pocketed a reported $45 million to what is the largest purse ever offered to any fighter, but what we saw last night was the sweet science at its very best as Floyd yet again proved why he is such a huge draw in Boxing. The...

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On this day in Boxing History….
Feb25

On this day in Boxing History….

On the night of 25th February 1964, Cassius Clay aged just 22 won the Heavyweight Championship of the World, beating the indestructible mountain Sonny Liston, in the most hotly anticipated title fight of this very special era of Boxing. From this sensational win which saw Liston quit on his stool through sheer exhaustion and from the beating he was taking from the young Challenger, Clay then went on to dominate the Heavyweight...

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Fury’s Fury at Price and Maloney
Oct14

Fury’s Fury at Price and Maloney

Following last nights destructive win with David Price finishing Audley Harrison’s career in Liverpool, I had time to turn over from Boxnation to see the James Degale fight against the tough French Challenger Mohoudi in Bluewater in Kent for the European Super Middle Weight Title fight which was promoted by Hennessy Promotions. This was not a bad fight in anyone’s eye’s as it showed that Degale can stick it out...

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