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 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.
I’ve written a variety of pieces for the UK’s biggest boxing publication, Boxing News. I’ve covered shows for their print magazine and written online too. Here is a selection of articles about Scottish boxing written for Boxing News online.
No one was backing Tony Bellew before his first fight with David Haye but I was confident that the bookmakers had got it wrong. I wrote this piece on Bellew’s chances and am proud, in retrospect, that I went against the tide of Haye support to write the piece.
Sure, I’ve got plenty of predictions wrong too, like any sports writer. (I recently thought Frankie Gavin might have half a chance for the European title and that was, admittedly, a terrible call!) This is a well reasoned, well-researched prediction that I’m proud of though.
Good call- FULL ARTICLE LINK: http://www.thenationalstudent.com/Sport/2017-02-23/tony_bellew_can_beat_david_haye.html
Bad call- FULL ARTICLE LINK: https://welovebetting.co.uk/2018/11/boxing-funtime-frankie-can-upset-the-odds-in-bilbao/
I love boxing but I have covered a wide variety of sports with confidence. Here’s the proof…