Boxing

Arslan Siddiqui - Jun 4, 2016

Forget championships, rings, knockouts and medals. Forget records. Sports is an entertainment business that truly lacks character most of the time. At times, it raises moments of romance and excitement. Many can’t get into sports because it lacks substance or meaning. Why is sport exciting? What’s so thrilling about a number of overtrained type-A personality […]


Joseph Betts - Jul 16, 2015

The announcement from Carl Froch to hang up his gloves and retire was not too much of a surprise. After an illustrious career of achievement and unbridled success culminating with a spectacular knock out victory over George Groves at Wembley Stadium, Froch will leave a gaping hole in the Super-Middleweight Division that will be very […]

Joseph Betts - Jun 30, 2015

On Saturday night one of the most bizarre endings to a boxing match occurred when referee Pat Russell appeared to stop the fight with seven seconds remaining with Timothy ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley Jr. reeling from a solid overhand right from his opponent Jessie Vargas. There is no doubt that Bradley Jr. was in trouble, however […]

Carlin Bardsley - Jun 26, 2015

We here at Last Word on Sports are always looking for the latest way to bring our fans the best sports analysis and commentary in the industry. Today we bring good news to boxing fans. We have partnered with a boxing podcast with a uniquely Canadian flavour. Hosted by Canuckleheads Carlin Bardsley & Shawn W. […]

Carlin Bardsley - Jun 19, 2015

This week’s Standing 8 Count features the first world champion to join the broadcast! Ishe Smith talks about being the first world champion from Las Vegas.

Joseph Betts - Jun 17, 2015

In the illustrious history of the sport of kings, there have been many an occasion where a past warrior held in the highest esteem, laced back up his boots, pulled on his gloves and entered the squared circle for ‘one last time’. The reasons for doing this are always down to money, regardless of what […]

Esmond Francis - Jun 14, 2015

“I’m going pro this year and I’m bringing a storm with me!” She’s known as “Lights Out” and for being the youngest female MMA fighter in the UK.  LWOS reporter Es Francis catches up with the K-1 Kickboxing and UCMMA British Champion following her debut in the Boxing ring on the 6th June 2015. Esmond Francis: How […]

Carlin Bardsley - Jun 6, 2015

We here at Last Word on Sports are always looking for the latest way to bring our fans the best sports analysis and commentary in the industry. Today we bring good news to boxing fans. We have partnered with a boxing podcast with a uniquely Canadian flavour. Hosted by Canuckleheads Carlin Bardsley & Shawn W. […]

Zach Dunn - Jun 5, 2015

Cotto vs Geale: A Gambler’s Prediction- Preview and prediction for HBO Boxing’s Saturday night main event. Miguel Cotto v Daniel Geale.

Joseph Betts - Jun 4, 2015

Following the incredibly tepid performance and victory over Chris Algieri, Amir Khan once again put himself forward for a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Carlin Bardsley - May 29, 2015

We are joined by Mark Turley, whose book “Journeymen” looks at one of the more unheralded aspects of the sport. We also do news of the week.

Zach Dunn - May 28, 2015

A Gambler’s Prediction: Quick Plays for Weekend of May 29th looks at another weekend of multiple fight cards including boxing and UFC.

Joseph Betts - May 25, 2015

James DeGale is is the first Brit to win an Olympic Gold Medal and a major world title. However there was a seven year gap between the two.

Carlin Bardsley - May 23, 2015

We have an interview with Tyson Cave who became a star after Teddy Atlas lost his mind on commentary when Cave was robbed of a decision.

Joseph Betts - May 18, 2015

The British Heavyweight Contenders Debate: Are British Heavyweights so far behind the rest of the world that we just need to accept it?

Zach Dunn - May 17, 2015

So it was written and so it has come to past. Saturday’s card may have provided little in so far as surprises but that was never the point though. What we did get to see was the preview of things to come. HBO brought us what many believe to be boxing’s next two big stars. If the results from […]



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