Many boxing fans don’t fully understand the role of the boxing journeyman. There’s a lot to unpack in getting to grips with ‘the professional loser’ and ultimately the role is much more than that. Lewis Van Poetsch shone a light on a side of boxing that many fans never see in this discussion.
Dave Allen hasn’t yet captured any meaningful titles in professional boxing but he has captured the imaginations of the British boxing public. Here’s an interview with Dave that I really enjoyed writing.
Here’s a Q&A I conducted with boxing promoter, Sam Kynoch, for Boxing News online.
Here are a couple of video interviews I conducted with Inzy Ahmed, from Bradford’s Lights Out Boxing Academy. Inzy has worked alongside some big names including Freddie Roach, Roger Mayweather and Amir Khan. Currently, he trains Keighley’s Muhammad Ali who was part of Team GB and amateur level and is looking to turn professional this year.
Here’s my piece for Forge Press, Sheffield University’s student paper, on the revelations surrounding Michael Carrick’s mental health back in October.
I’ve made numerous contributions to boxing site, Southpaw Jab. Here are a few of my best recent articles on the site.
Callum Beardow was an English Champion as an amateur boxer and I interviewed him about signing with Dave Coldwell and planning his professional debut.
I’m pleased with this interview because I was able to do my own photography. That was a valuable experience.
In this interview I chatted to Lenroy Thomas, a former sparring partner of Anthony Joshua. He discussed those sessions and his own ambitions after claiming the Commonwealth title.
During my final year at Edinburgh University, I undertook a role with the University television channel as their Sports Producer. Here is a selection of videos we released during my tenure.
This video isn’t perfect but I learnt a lot from producing it and it was popular on Facebook at the time of release. Last minute pull-outs from crew members meant I directed, filmed, interviewed and edited with no assistance. That was really useful in helping me get to grips with editing software and every stage of the production process.
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