All sweet (and no sour) science: Canelo vs Golovkin preview and projection

Boxing’s detractors normally exist outside of its four walls. Peering over on its grandest occasions to sneer that our sport is on life support. Yet recent weeks, such detractors have been lauding the sweet science. Meanwhile, its the boxing loyalists have been turned into snarling cynical discontents as a result of the Mayweather vs McGregor […]

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Money and Mystics: Mayweather v McGregor prediction and preview, plus projections for all this weekend’s boxing

Conor McGregor knows something that the prevailing wisdom has failed to consider. Something that can’t be acquired through two decades spent in the squared circle, billions of pad and heavy bag repetitions or pupilage under the sport’s great practitioners. Mystic Mac knows better than boxing. And punters are buying it. Even if they aren’t quite […]

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Fighting against the rising tide: Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn preview and prediction

Boxing always leaves clues. Little insights foreshadowing the near future. Oscar de la Hoya didn’t get ‘old overnight’ against Manny Pacquiao. Steve Forbes uncovered some hints of the Golden Boy’s deterioration six months previous. Ali and Bernard Hopkins didn’t show up versus Larry Holmes and Joe Smith Jr, hear the bell ring for Round One, […]

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The once and future king: Joshua v Klitschko preview and projection

Timing is everything. In the animal world, those seeking dominance have their fate decided according to timing’s judgment. Individuals use a simple formula to decide when the time is right to challenge the dominant male: When desire to access resources outweighs certain factors – their age, intelligence, strength and fitness – they reach for the […]

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