JR Gym: Where success is breeding success

Preston's JR Gym has fast earned itself a reputation as a home for champions.


Amateur Focus: Akil Knight

Preston's Akil Knight is a fast learner. The 17-year-old only took up the sweet science 18 months ago and already he's a national champion and England representative.

Akil Knight

Jazza Dickens: The man with god in his corner

While the name James Dickens might not be first to come to mind when people think of fighters from Merseyside, the young southpaw is beginning to cause a stir.

Jazza Dickens

Ricky Hatton blog: The Power and the Glory

I'm really counting down now, and it’s now only two weeks to go to fight night.


Ashley Theophane Blog: Do The Right Thing

Mitt Romney showed more signs of being incompetent with yet another gaffe, when he brazenly criticized many Democrats who he needs to somehow win over.

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Ricky Hatton blog: Stand by me

Four weeks away from the fight and it’s great to feel the full intensity of training again after being away for so long.


Ashley Theophane Blog: In company of men

Homosexuality in the Black community is still a big taboo, and even more so, and probably worse in boxing.

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Amateur Focus: Josh Leather

Reigning 60kg ABA champion Josh Leather is playing a waiting game.

Josh Lether

Bradley Skeete ready to start his pro title collection

If everything goes to plan, Bradley Skeete will be able to put his first professional title on the mantelpiece at the end of this week – and he’s not stopping there.

Skeete Poster

Ashley Theophane Blog: Back in business

The very best of elite athletes are at their absolute best and accomplish their most amazing feats when no one believes they can.

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