Ben Shalom, Richard Riakporhe, Frazer Clarke and more: BOXXER comments, ahead of a busy 2023

After BOXXER’s final show of the year in Bournemouth at the weekend, I spoke to a number of people about what awaits them in 2023 – including their promoter Ben Shalom, world title hopeful Richard Riakporhe and Olympic bronze medallist Frazer Clarke. Read on for more.

Adam Azim’s avalanche rains down on helpless Rylan Charlton, as Lawal and Gilley both win big

Adam Azim improved to 7-0 with a destructive display to dismiss Rylan Charlton, considered the first true acid test of his super-lightweight abilities. Elsewhere, Sam Gilley defended his English super-welterweight title and called for the Troy Williamson vs. Josh Kelly winner, before Mikael Lawal dug deep against familiar opposition to earn British cruiserweight gold in … Continue reading Adam Azim’s avalanche rains down on helpless Rylan Charlton, as Lawal and Gilley both win big

Super-lightweights beware: Harlem Eubank improves to 16-0 with UD main event win over Tom Farrell

A day after the announcement that his older cousin Chris had booked a compelling domestic duel to kick off 2023, super-lightweight prospect Harlem Eubank fought through a few nervy moments – one in R4 and another in the ninth – before producing his career-best win in his first main event booking at London’s York Hall … Continue reading Super-lightweights beware: Harlem Eubank improves to 16-0 with UD main event win over Tom Farrell

Jonas adds IBF super-welterweight gold, after outpointing Dicaire in competitive main event clash

2023 promises to be compelling for Natasha Jonas as she now holds three super-welterweight world titles, after proving too much for Marie Eve Dicaire in their competitive main event at Manchester’s AO Arena on Saturday night. Elsewhere, there were contrasting wins for cruiserweight prospect Viddal Riley and Olympic bronze medallist Frazer Clarke, while two domestic … Continue reading Jonas adds IBF super-welterweight gold, after outpointing Dicaire in competitive main event clash

Preview: Natasha Jonas looks to cap an unforgettable 2022 against Marie Eve Dicaire

Riding the crest of a wave featuring marquee victories for Alycia Baumgardner and Claressa Shields over the past month, Natasha Jonas faces Canada’s Marie Eve Dicaire in a world super-welterweight title unification headliner at Manchester’s AO Arena. Aware big bouts remain in the pipeline with a main event victory tonight, can the Scouser deliver in … Continue reading Preview: Natasha Jonas looks to cap an unforgettable 2022 against Marie Eve Dicaire

Boxing and UFC

Oh, you thought I only covered football? Think again… Here’s a list of my boxing and UFC pieces in chronological order – with the most recent at the top. Stay tuned for more across all divisions and disciplines at world level during an exciting time! Articles pre-September 2022 have been archived so don’t feature in … Continue reading Boxing and UFC