jackprice3097 has written 9 posts for left field sport

This week in boxing: Lomachenko & Flanagan headline weekend’s fights

After a pretty quiet start to April, with the biggest news in boxing last week being that Mairis Briedis of Latvia beat German veteran Marco Huck to claim the WBC cruiserweight world title that Tony Bellew only very recently relinquished, we now have an exciting weekend of fights to look forward to. British lightweight Terry … Continue reading

5 potential next opponents for Tony Bellew

Matchroom Promoter Eddie Hearn has announced this week that British cruiserweight/heavyweight star Tony Bellew will return to the ring later this year. The announcement came as a slight shock to most people as it looked like ‘The Bomber’ was looking more towards retirement after his epic 11th round stoppage over rival David Haye on March 4th. … Continue reading

Gennady Golovkin Vs Daniel Jacobs – Fight Preview & Prediction

This weekend at Madison Square Garden, New York, unified middleweight world champion and pound-for-pound contender Gennady Golovkin faces what many people believe to be the toughest test of his career so far. The WBA super, WBC, IBF & IBO champion takes on mandatory challenger and WBA regular champ Daniel Jacobs in a really intriguing match-up. … Continue reading

Easy Money: Mayweather McGregor is foolish, but that’s probably why it will happen

As talk of a Mayweather-McGregor ‘superfight’ continues, Jack Price remains sceptical about it’s merits …. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are the two biggest names in the world of combat sports right now. ‘Money’ Mayweather is the former pound-for-pound king of boxing and despite being retired for over a year is still by far the biggest attraction … Continue reading

The Greatest British Boxers From The Past 5 Decades

British boxing has been thriving as of late, with so many superstars coming through, contesting massive fights domestically and internationally, and more world champions than ever before. But this nation has always been a major competitor in the world of boxing and so many names come to mind when you think of the great fighters that … Continue reading

Garcia, Santa Cruz impress in Vegas

Leo Santa Cruz is a world champion once again after reclaiming his WBA Featherweight world title in another epic showdown with Carl Frampton last night in Las Vegas. The two picked up right where they left off and gave the fans exactly what they were expecting. Although this time the action played out slightly differently. … Continue reading

Carl Frampton Vs Leo Santa Cruz II – Fight Preview & Prediction

This Saturday night, Irish featherweight superstar Carl Frampton comes head-to-head with rival Leo Santa Cruz for the second time in a highly-anticipated rematch. I’m sure this rematch doesn’t even need a preview or a build-up to get you hyped. The first fight between these two took place back in July and the action was incredible. … Continue reading

Canelo and Chavez Jr meet in a battle for Mexican pride

It has been confirmed that Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will face Julio Cesar Chavez Jr next in a match-up between the two most popular names in Mexican boxing. The fight will take place on May 6th, the weekend of Cinco De Mayo, and has to be considered as one of, if not the biggest Mexican fight … Continue reading

James DeGale Vs Badou Jack: Preview and Prediction for unification bout

By Jack Price This Saturday January 14th, British super-middleweight and IBF world champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KO’s) faces WBC champ Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KO’s) in a highly-anticipated unification bout in New York. It’s a fight that gets the year started off in style, and a match-up that gives us what boxing should be … Continue reading