Tag Archives: Matt McGrain

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part 4, 20-11

I need to talk to you about George Dixon.

I placed him at number four on my featherweight list. He made double-figures for title defenses at this poundage and he conquered many excellent featherweights

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Three, 30-21

From the dusty streets of Algeria to old school British cobbles, to the heartland of the American dream and back again, Part 3 of the Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of all time continues

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part Two, 40-31

Most fascinating to me about Part Two is the rude intrusion of no fewer than four great flyweights into the bantamweight mix.

At first, I was surprised, and even a little alarmed by this, as though their grouping was part of some unconscious

Joshua-Wilder: The Fight that Everyone Wants to See That May Not Happen

Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder is the fight that everyone wants to see, a fight that both boxers are calling for, a […]

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part One, 50-41

Research for the Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of all time was more time consuming and expensive than even the Fifty Greatest Featherweights of all time.

David Price: One Punch from the Big Time

Only at heavyweight is the impossible dream of eternal sporting resurrection possible. They threw money at the corpse of Mike […]

In Britain, Joshua vs. Parker is More Than Just a Unification Fight

It is rare, even unheard of, for the vision of the boxing world to be filled so completely by Great Britain.

The second visit of Muhammad Ali to these shores, it is true, drew the sport’s eye to the country that gave the world the Marquis of Queensbury rules

Gassiev-Dorticos Promises More Cruiserweight Fireworks

World Boxing Super Series which sees Russian Murat Gassiev paired with Cuban exile Yunier Dorticos.
Gassiev  (25-0) was doing good

Formidable Heavyweight Prospect Filip Hrgovic Butchers Tom Little in Riga

Filip Hrgovic took a step up in competition last night against Englishman Tom Little in Riga on the undercard of the Oleksandr Usyk-Mairis Briedis

Oleksandr Usyk Defeats Mairis Briedis in Riga Thriller

The ringside hostilities were not perhaps as expected tonight in the Riga Arena, Latvia, as Oleksandr Usyk met Mairis Briedis […]