This last week I started reading three recent boxing autobiographies or biographies, but didn’t get far with any of them. They weren’t awful, but weren’t good either – plodding, literally blow-by-blow accounts offering little insight into the moral, emotional and financial complexities of what Mike Tyson has memorably called “the hurt business”.
At least his appearance on car-crash TV is preferable to stepping back in the ring
There is a history in boxing of chaos following stability in the heavyweight division and now that Vitali Klitschko has left his title in an attempt to become Ukraine’s president, the greed, secret lobbying and joyful expectation have returned to the sport’s division of kings.
From essay deadlines to heating bills, is it really the most wonderful time of the year?
It is the latest controversy to hit the 44-year-old, who admitted earlier this week to having smoked crack cocaine - also following video evidence
Anthony Joshua will mould himself on the Klitschko brothers as he seeks to build on the crossover appeal generated by his success at London 2012.
Olympian makes his professional debut at the O2 on Saturday night
Hayemaker Promotions have confirmed the bout after Haye was forced to withdraw from this Saturday's original encounter with a gashed forehead
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Former light welterweight world champion claims his 'heart rules over his head' in supporting fellow Mancunian Fury ahead of Britain's biggest heavyweight fight of the year
Tommy "The Duke" Morrison went for a walk on the Las Vegas strip one cold February morning in 1996 thinking of ways to spend the $38.5 million that was in his new contract. An hour later he was in a hotel suite surrounded by the people who loved him; everybody was in tears as he had just been told that he had tested positive for HIV in a routine pre-fight medical.
It is a refreshingly open mercenary exercise for all involved in the fight
Forget the 'Inner Chimp' theory, Luis Suarez's behaviour is incorrigible
Liverpool striker bit the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic at the weekend
The former undisputed cruiserweight and WBA heavyweight champion has not fought since stopping domestic rival Dereck Chisora i
It is always a good week for British boxing when two real stars either get back in the ring or announce a return to the ring.