Mexican Alvarez withdraws from Golovkin rematch

(Reuters) – A rematch between Kazakhstan’s world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez scheduled for May 5 has been canceled following the Mexican’s positive test for the banned substance Clenbuterol, fight promoters said on Tuesday. Alvarez, who blamed contaminated beef that he consumed in Mexico for the test result, withdrew from the fight […]

How professional boxing’s scoring system works?

The subjective nature of judging professional boxing bouts has resulted in many disputed decisions1 leading to accusations of judging incompetence and corruption.2 This article will explain how professional boxing’s most popular scoring system works, before analysing the perceived benefits and weakness of the system with reference to some “bad” decisions. Finally, consideration will be given […]

7 Reasons why you need to start doing boxing

If you’re looking for a new way of staying in shape, boxing could be the answer. While on the surface, a brutal and difficult looking sport, in reality, the sculpting, co-ordination and stamina required to box could benefit us all. Health clubs up and down the country offer boxercise and box fit classes for beginners, […]

Boxing- The real life experience

I was visiting Los Angeles a while back when a friend invited me to the boxing gym he trains at. I’d never boxed before and I love to experiment with new sports. Plus, the gym, Wild Card Boxing, is semi-legendary. It’s run by superstar trainer Freddie Roach and it’s where former “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao frequently […]