Boxing News 25 November 2021

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1 min
black friday

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6 min
the difficult road

THE business of boxing is as ridiculous as it is fascinating. In the past week, the task of trying to keep on top of it all has proved almost impossible. From the Tyson Fury-Dillian Whyte-WBC tangle to the Terence Crawford-Errol Spence Jnr saga – via Canelo Álvarez deciding to hop, skip and jump to cruiserweight – the lack of structure Now, it’s not all bad, of course. Canelo’s move in particular is an interesting development that nobody really saw coming. After proving his supremacy at super-middleweight there were options for the Mexican. And when you’re the biggest and most marketable star in the sport, particularly in a sport like boxing where fixture lists and forward planning do not exist, you always have options. David Benavidez, his leading challenger at 168, was…

2 min
tv clashes don't bother me

IT does not bother me at all that Boxxer and Sky Sports are going to stage a show at the same time as Matchroom and DAZN on December 11. My wife rules the TV remote with a rod of iron and hates boxing! So she can watch whatever she wants and I will happily get up at 5am on Sunday morning and watch both cards in splendid isolation. Tony Bowyers, Essex EBA CREDIT TO BOB WILLIAMS IT’S about time we paid tribute to referee Bob Williams. From his top-class work as a referee to his continuing hard work with Home Counties EBA, not to mention his life-saving duties as a fireman, it’s an overdue honour. So lets get this organised. We are always being told boxing people look after those in our sport,…

2 min
the panel

WAS KENNY PORTER RIGHT TO STOP SHAWN WHEN HE DID? Tony Jeffries Olympic medallist Yes. For me it was not about the punishment Shawn had received up to that point but the damage that was to come. Kenny Porter knows his son better than anyone and Crawford is one of the most vicious finishers in boxing. Joe Gallagher Top trainer We’ve seen the knockdown, Shawn knew where he was, he was banging the canvas, got up, was willing to carry on. The dad came up and stopped it. I think Shawn could have carried on. His dad knows best it seems and he wasn’t willing to stand there and let Crawford possibly finish the show in spectacular fashion. Micky Helliet Boxing manager It was clear that Shawn Porter definitely could have carried on but the reality was he was…

2 min
aussie rules

1. KOSTYA TSZYU Known as the ‘Thunder from Down Under’, Tszyu was a Russian-born, Australian-built destroyer who ruled at super-lightweight in 2001 when knocking out Zab Judah inside two rounds. 2. VIC DARCHINYAN A big-punching little man, Darchinyan was born in Armenia but made his name in Australia, winning a flyweight title against Irene Pacheco in 2004, a belt he defended six times before surrendering it to Nonito Donaire. He went on to win further belts at super-fly. 3. JEFF FENECH A belt-holder in three weight classes (bantamweight, super-bantamweight and featherweight), Fenech spent much of his career in Australia and waged two classic fights (as well as a pointless third) against Azumah Nelson. He also fought for belts as super-featherweight and lightweight. 4. YOUNG GRIFFO Admirers called Griffo the "Australian Will O’ The Wisp" and he reigned…

5 min
between peckham & vegas

WHEN Kellie Maloney was still a boxing promoter and manager, the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas was one of her playgrounds. The exotic jungle splendour of the hotel, once an isolated building way down the Strip, was a long, long way from the Trinity Club in Albany Road, an outpost in a part of South London that no guide book will ever mention. Somewhere between fight nights in the Trinity club and fight nights at the Mandalay Bay, Maloney became a very powerful player in our business. It all happened somewhere between giving Fred Rix, the coach at Sir Philip Game ABC, a tenner for novice heavyweight Frank Bruno’s fight, and sitting on a top table to discuss Lennox Lewis getting millions of dollars to box the ears off David Tua. And…