Articles by author: Tris Dixon(68 results)

Groves: Smith Never Fought at High Level, Struggled in WBSS!

World Boxing Super Series super middleweight finalist George Groves is gearing up for his September 28 showdown with Callum Smith in the fight that “most-excited” him at the start of the tournament. ...Read More

Fury's Coach: I Believe Wilder is Most Dangerous Fighter Out There

TYSON FURY has entered the WBC heavyweight rankings at number five, increasing speculation that he will meet champion Deontay Wilder before the end of the year. But Fury’s trainer, Ben Davison, insist...Read More

The Heavyweights: A Little Less Conversation…

The Heavyweights: A Little Less Conversation…

By Tris Dixon - WHOSE side are you on? Who do you believe? In the red corner, there is Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua. In the blue corner are Al Haymon, Shelley Finkel and Deontay Wilder. In the green...Read More

Chisora's Trainer Breaks Down Sensational Knockout of Takam

DON CHARLES, Dereck Chisora’s trainer, was thrilled with his fighter’s performance against Carlos Takam but had some strong words for those who have written Chisora off over the years. Despite Chisora...Read More

Bellew's Trainer: Usyk is Very, Very Good - But He's Beatable

TRAINER Dave Coldwell admits his fighter Tony Bellew will be a significant underdog should the proposed fight with cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk be made. “It’s the toughest fight out there but it’...Read More

Hearn: Bellew vs. Usyk in Very Early Talks, We Want The Fight

Dillian Whyte was the headliner of Eddie Hearn’s O2 show on Saturday night and he survived a late scare to narrowly outpoint Joseph Parker in another humdinger. Shaken and floored in the last seconds,...Read More

Hearn: I'd Like Deontay Wilder To Fight Chisora or Whyte

PROMOTER Eddie Hearn was not lost for words but he was running out of superlatives to describe Dereck Chisora’s performance after eight blistering rounds against Carlos Takam....Read More

Anthony Fowler Targets Scott Fitzgerald, U.S. Debut on Oct. 20

LIVERPOOL middleweight prospect Anthony Fowler wants to be busy before the year is out and hopes to both box in America and take on 10-0 fellow hopeful Scott Fitzgerald. “I’d like that fight this year...Read More

Dillian Whyte: If Parker Comes To Fight - He Gets Knocked Out!

DILLIAN WHYTE and Joseph Parker exchanged their last words before they exchange punches in London on Saturday. New Zealander Parker landed in the UK around a week ago following a brief camp in Las Veg...Read More

Bellew: I Truly Believe I Can KO Usyk - It Would Be My Last Fight

TONY BELLEW was on his honeymoon in Mykonos, Greece, when Oleksandr Usyk cleaned up the cruiserweight division, emphatically outscoring Murat Gassiev to capture the World Boxing Super Series title and...Read More

Usyk, Bellew, Joshua, Ward, WBSS: Everyone's a Winner

Usyk, Bellew, Joshua, Ward, WBSS: Everyone's a Winner

By Tris Dixon - TONY BELLEW. Andre Ward. Deontay Wilder. Anthony Joshua. The list of viable foes on the wishlist of unified cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk might stretch around the block though ...Read More

Hearn: 12 More Fighters To Sign, They Won't Be Able To Stop Us

MATCHROOM boxing boss Eddie Hearn could announce more signings to his US roster as early as next week but aims to add a further 12 names in the next three or four months. Over the last few years, Hear...Read More

Anthony Joshua: This is Chapter 2 For Me - All Comers Welcome!

ANTHONY JOSHUA was back on home turf in Wembley Stadium today, going face-to-face with his September 22 foe Alexander Povetkin. Joshua spoke of his respect for his challenger and said he has watched ...Read More

Callum Johnson Warns: Beterbiev Will Know He's Been in a Fight!

The fictional Rocky, like Boston light-heavyweight Callum Johnson, was an underdog and one of his greatest challenges was to take on a machine from the Eastern Bloc who was deemed an unbeatable destro...Read More

Manny Pacquiao and Boxing's Endless Circle

Manny Pacquiao and Boxing's Endless Circle

By Tris Dixon - THEY were heady days, when Manny Pacquiao scorched a terrifying path to the pinnacle of the pound-for-pound lists. But they were also a long, long time ago. One-hundred-and-fifty round...Read More

Fearless Josh Taylor Aiming To Emulate Joe Calzaghe Success

Fearless Josh Taylor Aiming To Emulate Joe Calzaghe Success

By Tris Dixon - IT is hard to sound level-headed while having the ambition to match Hall of Famers, but Scotland’s classy Josh Taylor somehow manages it. The southpaw super-welterweight, who won a fan...Read More

Vargas: I'll Chip Away at Amir Khan's Chin Until it Breaks!

Samuel Vargas says he is ready to crash Amir Khan’s Birmingham party on September 8. The Colombia-born Canadian was in England to announce the second fight in Khan’s comeback following his heavy defea...Read More

Hearn Will Announce at Least Eight U.S. Signings on July 17

PROMOTER Eddie Hearn will unveil eight new signings in the USA when he announces the opening ‘one or two shows’ of his new US mega-deal in New York on July 17. Hearn, who said he has signed seven box...Read More

There's Something Evil in Boxing and it Stinks

There's Something Evil in Boxing and it Stinks

By Tris Dixon - THIS column should begin with me telling you how Scotland’s Josh Taylor came of age in a huge step-up fight. I should be able to point out how he brilliantly demonstrated things he had...Read More

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