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Articles by author: Tris Dixon(49 results)

Pavlik: I Would Rather Have Fought Froch Than Calzaghe

FORMER world middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik remains content that he has fought for the last time. “I promised my kids at a young age and my wife that I would be done. They wanted me done shortly a...Read More

Barrera, Morales Now Great Friends After 'Many Problems'

GREAT rivals Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera delighted crowds at the International Boxing Hall of Fame by sharing stories of their feud and subsequent friendship. Morales, who will be enshrined...Read More

Christy Martin: 'I Put That Same Gun in My Mouth'

Christy Martin had the crowds at the International Boxing Hall of Fame eating out of her hand. She had spoken of being stabbed and shot by her ex-husband, Jim, dragging her body, blood pumping from he...Read More

Patience The Key With Tyson Fury Comeback

Patience The Key With Tyson Fury Comeback

By Tris Dixon - THE mack is back, but he’s not back back. After dethroning Wladimir Klitschko to become world heavyweight champion at the tail end of 2015, Tyson Fury cashed in his chips and drifted. ...Read More

Hurd Tips Charlo Over Trout, Targets Brook and Both Charlos

JARRET HURD has identified his hitlist saying he wants to unify at 154lbs before moving up to middleweight. The current IBF, IBO and WBA champion wants to take on Jermell Charlo but said he needs to f...Read More

Burnett, Tete, Rodriguez, Inoue in 'Toughest Challenge' – Booth

Burnett, Tete, Rodriguez, Inoue in 'Toughest Challenge' – Booth

by Tris Dixon - “This tournament is the toughest challenge that all the participants will have faced in their careers,” said Adam Booth, trainer of bantamweight world champion Ryan Burnett. Booth, who...Read More

We Have Never Seen Anything Like Lomachenko

We Have Never Seen Anything Like Lomachenko

By Tris Dixon - WE have seen brawlers, maulers and warriors. We have seen artists, showboaters and fancy dans. We have seen talkers, gimmicks and fake grudges. But we have never seen anyone quite like...Read More

Trainer: Burnett Ready To Face Any Challenge in WBSS Tourney

THREE reigning world bantamweight champions have agreed to put their titles on the line in the next season of the World Boxing Super Series. WBO ruler Zolani Tete and new WBC champion Emmanuel Rodrigu...Read More

Haye: I'll Try To Do as Much Damage To Bellew in First 6 Rounds

TONY BELLEW and David Haye could not wait for Saturday’s first bell to resume hostilities. Bellew shoved Haye this time, when at the press conference for the first fight it was Haye who initially lash...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder: It's Complicated

Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder: It's Complicated

By Tris Dixon - THERE are plenty of things to get upset about in the life of a boxing fan. We boast a sport of splintered leaders, struggle for mainstream respect, we are home to drug users and abuser...Read More

Frampton-Donaire, Bellew-Haye, Linares-Loma: Enjoy The Ride

Frampton-Donaire, Bellew-Haye, Linares-Loma: Enjoy The Ride

By Tris Dixon - IT does not always have to be about the next fight or the one afterwards. Sometimes it is just about the fight. Recently, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder made their way by the respec...Read More

The Anthony Joshua Divide

The Anthony Joshua Divide

By Tris Dixon - NOT every Mike Tyson performance was an annihilation. Not every Muhammad Ali bout was poetic. Not every Lennox Lewis contest was an exhibition. Not every Joe Louis win came from the te...Read More

Life on The Road - Do You Get a Fair Shake?

IT is a well-worn story. You take a fighter on the road, you run the rick of them getting screwed. Their career can take a jagged downturn or even be ended. A bad decision, a controversial call. Th...Read More

Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez: Positive or Negative?

Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez: Positive or Negative?

By Tris Dixon - It has become a popular refrain in recent years, how we want the best to fight the best. Part of the reason for that is because, on our chaotic Planet Boxing, it is hard to find out wh...Read More

Wilder, Joshua, Fury, Parker and The Heavyweight Mix

Wilder, Joshua, Fury, Parker and The Heavyweight Mix

By Tris Dixon - IN our odd, fragmented little world that makes sense to us but not to those on planet earth, we have four heavyweight kings. Lineal ruler is the inactive but steadily-returning-to-fitn...Read More

George Groves - The Emotion and The Logic

George Groves - The Emotion and The Logic

By Tris Dixon - “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion,” wrote American author Dale Carnegie. The logic before the WBSS super-middlew...Read More

Gassiev-Dorticos, Okolie-Chamberlain: Super fights, damp squibs

Gassiev-Dorticos, Okolie-Chamberlain: Super fights, damp squibs

By Tris Dixon - TOP cruiserweights Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev will meet in the final to determine who is the world’s leading 200-pounder. Both came through rugged and entertaining battles, Gassi...Read More

Errol Spence - 'The Truth' About Ambition

Errol Spence - 'The Truth' About Ambition

By Tris Dixon - IN an era of massaged records, easy options, soft touches, ridiculous mandatories and so much more, it all comes as a breath of fresh air when a fighter looks to both set and maintain ...Read More

Characters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Characters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By Tris Dixon - Styles make fights but personalities make attractions. It’s long been known that little sells in boxing like conflict, grudges and vendettas that can only be settled in one place – the...Read More

The Year Comes To a Close: Reasons To Be Cheerful

The Year Comes To a Close: Reasons To Be Cheerful

By Tris Dixon - It’s that time of year, where you mix moments of reflection with segments of unadulterated optimism. It’s when you cast your mind back, as fight fans, to the highs that justify your fa...Read More

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