In a recent review of a local show, it was mentioned that “boxing is infamous for shooting itself in the foot” and the latest blast was found in the aftermath of Dillian Whyte versus Oscar Rivas from the O2 arena
The Lancastrian Suite played host (eventually) to the comeback of Jeff Saunders (13-0). In what was inevitably dubbed as the “Battle of the Saunders” Jeff was made to work hard to earn a 40-36 decision win over namesake Rhys (3-18).
Matchroom and boxing on Sky Sports are attracting a fair amount of flak at the moment. Part of this is down to the questionable quality of recent cards but a lot of it has been bubbling for a while. Matchroom
After Thomas Ward and Josh Leather recorded upset wins (at least according to the bookies) we crowed about how North East boxing is on the up. Something we have biasedly championed for a while now. In celebration of the recent