• Boxing,  Fitness,  Tips

    A Beginner’s Guide to Taking Up Boxing

      How to get into boxing  Boxing has soared in popularity in recent years and offers many benefits. Our beginner’s guide tells you how to get into this challenging yet rewarding sport. Boxing as a sport has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, enjoying an increase of 30,000 participants in the last six months alone, including almost 12,000 women and girls. Offering an array of both physical and mental benefits, boxing’s growing popularity is unsurprising. If you’d like to experience these benefits for yourself, read on for our tips and advice on starting out in the world of boxing. Why choose boxing? With so many sports out there, why choose…

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    The Most Expensive Boxing Memorabilia Ever Sold

    Boxing fans are going to love reading this post. Over the years, there have been some major celebrities in the boxing world who have captured our hearts and imaginations. From time to time, certain pieces of memorabilia have come onto the market and sold for astronomical prices. Today, we’re going to spend some time looking at the most expensive boxing items ever sold at auction. It’s a good idea to keep your eyes open for these pieces because they could become available for resale soon. That said, you might have to remortgage your family home to get hold of them. Image source Muhammad Ali’s gloves from the Zora Folley fight…

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    The Top 10 Pound for Pound Boxers in the World Right Now

    As with many other contact sports, boxing has various weight classes.  Obviously this means that you can have several world champions at once, across the different weight classes.  Although boxers in these different classes do not compete against each other, they can be compared “pound for pound”.  In the following article I countdown who I believe is the top 10 pound for pound boxers in the world at the moment. Miguel Cotto Aged 34, Cotto is the WBC, Ring Magazine and Transnational Rankings middleweight champion.  He deserves to be in the top 10 because he is one of the biggest stars in boxing right now and has just had the…

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    Boxing

    As a long-time fan of boxing that grew up with the likes of Frank Bruno, Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis competing for the Heavyweight title, I have been feeling for a long time that boxing at that level nowadays is not anywhere near as good as it was back then. It’s an interesting topic and while there are many people who would speak favourably about the current crop of boxers out there; one person who seems to share my thoughts is ‘Iron Mike’ Tyson. Mike Tyson’s Opinion on The State of Heavyweight Boxing And Boxing In General In a recent Reddit AMA (ask-me-anything) question and answer session he talked about…