Boxing Features

Team GB boxer Joe Joyce celebrates following his win over Moldova's Alexei Zavatin at the European Games in Baku on June 20, 2015
Should professional boxers be allowed at Olympics?
Sports Mole speaks to five members of the Team GB boxing squad to discuss their views on the proposal to allow professionals to compete at the Olympics.
Feb 27, 19:23
World heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko (L) of Ukraine defends against Britain's Tyson Fury during their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO title bout in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on November 28, 2015. Fury dethroned Klitschko in a 12round decision to
An assessment of the world heavyweight landscape
Sports Mole takes a look at the ever-changing landscape of the world heavyweight division.
Jan 20, 16:15
Wladimir Klitschko works out at Jordan Brand's Terminal 23 in New York April 22, 2015
Preview: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury
Sports Mole previews the world heavyweight title showdown between champion Wladimir Klitschko and British challenger Tyson Fury.
Nov 26, 15:45
Anthony Joshua celebrates his victory over Denis Bakhtov during their Vacant WBC International Heavyweight Championship bout at O2 Arena on October 11, 2014
Preview: Anthony Joshua, Dillian Whyte, George Groves
Sports Mole previews the fights involving Anthony Joshua, Dillian Whyte and George Groves this weekend.
Sep 11, 11:15
New Boxing generic
On this day: Cassius Clay wins Olympic light heavyweight gold
Sports Mole looks back at Muhammad Ali's gold-medal win at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, where he competed under his birth name of Cassius Clay.
Sep 5, 08:00
Josh Warrington celebrates after stopping Rendall Munroe during the Commonwealth Featherweight Title fight on April 19, 2014
Preview: Josh Warrington, Martin Murray, Jamie McDonnell
Sports Mole previews the fights involving Josh Warrington, Martin Murray and Jamie McDonnell this weekend.
Sep 4, 11:27
Kell Brook celebrates after beating Jo Jo Dan during their IBF World Welterweight Title Fight at the Motorpoint Arena on March 28, 2015
Five potential opponents for Kell Brook
Sports Mole takes a look at five fighters who Kell Brook could potentially face when he defends his IBF welterweight title in Sheffield on October 24.
Jul 31, 11:37
Luke Campbell (L) in action against Levis Morales during their Lightweight contest at The Hull Arena on March 7, 2015 in Hull, England
Preview: Luke Campbell vs. Tommy Coyle
Sports Mole previews the Hull showdown between lightweight duo Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle, which takes place at Craven Park on Saturday night.
Jul 31, 10:20
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Preview: Anthony Crolla, Scott Quigg, David Price
Sports Mole takes a look at the fights involving Anthony Crolla, Scott Quigg and David Price, which all take place over the weekend.
Jul 17, 11:54
Callum Smith of England in action with Vladine Biosse of the USA during their WBC International Super Middleweight Championship fight at the Liverpool Echo Arena on July 12, 2014
Preview: Callum Smith, Rocky Fielding, Tony Bellew, Martin Murray
Sports Mole previews Matchroom Sport's 'All or Nothing' bill at Liverpool's Echo Arena on Friday night.
Jun 26, 10:02
Andre Ward reacts as his unanimous decision defeat of Edwin Rodriguez is announced for the WBA super middleweight championsip at Citizens Business Bank Arena on November 16, 2013
Preview: Paul Smith, Andre Ward, Adrien Broner, Shawn Porter
Sports Mole previews Paul Smith's super-middleweight encounter with Andre Ward and the Las Vegas showdown between Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter.
Jun 19, 13:39
US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., celebrates after defeating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 2, 2015
Five possible opponents for Floyd Mayweather Jr
Sports Mole picks out five possible opponents for Floyd Mayweather Jr ahead of what is scheduled to be his final fight on September 12.
Jun 12, 10:14
Ricky Hatton wins the belt from Kostya Tszyu during the IBF light welterweight title fight at the MEN Arena on June 4, 2005
On this day: Ricky Hatton outlasts Kostya Tszyu to become world champion
On this day in 2005, Ricky Hatton overcame Kostya Tszyu to win the IBF light-welterweight title in front of his home fans at the Manchester Evening News Arena.
Jun 4, 08:00
Anthony Joshua celebrates his victory over Denis Bakhtov during their Vacant WBC International Heavyweight Championship bout at O2 Arena on October 11, 2014
Preview: Kevin Mitchell, Lee Selby, Anthony Joshua
Sports Mole previews the matches involving Kevin Mitchell, Lee Selby and Anthony Joshua at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night.
May 28, 11:57
Kell Brook celebrates after beating Jo Jo Dan during their IBF World Welterweight Title Fight at the Motorpoint Arena on March 28, 2015
Can Kell Brook and Amir Khan remain on collision course?
Sports Mole takes a look at whether Kell Brook and Amir Khan can remain on a collision course for a Wembley showdown in 2016.
May 28, 10:30
British boxer James DeGale celebrates his win over Piotr Wilczewski on October 15, 2011
Why losing to George Groves benefited the career of James DeGale
Sports Mole previews the IBF super-middleweight title clash between James DeGale and Andre Dirrell.
May 21, 10:34
George Groves (C) celebrates with David Haye (L) after winning his fight against James DeGale, during their British and Commonwealth Super-Middleweight Championship title boxing fight at the O2 Arena, in London on May 21, 2011
On this day: George Groves edges out James DeGale at O2 Arena
On this day in 2011, George Groves edged out James DeGale for the British and Commonwealth titles at the O2 Arena in London.
May 21, 08:00
Anthony Joshua attends a press conference to announce his signing to Matchroom on July 25, 2013
Preview: Ricky Burns, Jamie McDonnell, Anthony Joshua, Callum Smith
Sports Mole takes a look at the matches involving British fighters in Texas and Birmingham on Saturday night.
May 7, 13:32
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao announce their bout in March 2015
Preview: Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Manny Pacquiao
Sports Mole previews the showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
May 1, 10:45
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013
Manny Pacquiao's last five fights
Ahead of his Las Vegas showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr on Saturday night, Sports Mole takes a look at the last five fights of Manny Pacquiao.
Apr 28, 12:12
Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014
Floyd Mayweather Jr's last five fights
Ahead of his Las Vegas showdown with Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, Sports Mole takes a look at the last five fights of Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Apr 27, 12:31
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko from the Ukraine attends his joint press conference with and Russia's heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin in Moscow, on August 12, 2013
Preview: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings
Sports Mole previews the world heavyweight title contest between Wladimir Klitschko and Bryant Jennings.
Apr 23, 11:19
Amir Khan hits Paul McCloskey during the WBA Light-Welterweight Championship fight between Amir Khan and Paul McCloskey at MEN Arena on April 16, 2011
On this day: Amir Khan defends world title against Paul McCloskey
On this day in 2011, Amir Khan successfully defended his WBA light-welterweight title against Paul McCloskey in Manchester.
Apr 16, 08:00
Andy Lee (L) and Matt Korobov battle during their fight for a vacant WBO middleweight title at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on December 13, 2014
Preview: Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin
Sports Mole previews the WBO middleweight title clash in New York between Andy Lee and Peter Quillin.
Apr 9, 11:07
Amir Khan during a Press Conference at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel & Spa on April 25, 2013
Why Amir Khan needs to face Kell Brook this summer
Sports Mole takes a look at why a world title fight between Kell Brook and Amir Khan should happen this summer.
Mar 30, 16:30
Audley Harrison during a media workout at the English Institute of Sport on April 24, 2013
Audley Harrison: A turbulent career that deserves respect
After he announced his retirement from boxing, Sports Mole takes a look at the career of British heavyweight Audley Harrison.
Mar 26, 14:34
Kell Brook in action in his International Welterweight match against Carson Jones on July 13, 2013
Preview: Kell Brook vs. Jo Jo Dan
Sports Mole previews Kell Brook's first defence of his IBF welterweight title against Jo Jo Dan in Sheffield on Saturday night.
Mar 26, 10:46
Amir Khan during a Press Conference at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel & Spa on April 25, 2013
Five potential opponents for Amir Khan
Sports Mole selects five potential opponents for Amir Khan ahead of his return to the ring at some point during the next three months.
Mar 12, 12:40
Paul Butler answers questions from the press during a press conference at Aintree Racecourse on January 9, 2014
Preview: Paul Butler, Tommy Coyle, Keith Thurman, Adrien Broner
Sports Mole previews some of the high-profile fights that are taking place around the world this weekend.
Mar 5, 12:43
Matthew Hatton during a media training session on March 5, 2012
On this day: Saul Alvarez beats Matthew Hatton to win first world title
On this in 2011, Saul Alvarez beat Matthew Hatton to win the WBC light-middleweight title in California.
Mar 5, 09:44
Carl Frampton in action during his IBF Inter-Continental Super Bantamweight match against Raul Hirales on May 26, 2013
Carl Frampton beats Chris Avalos: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole picks out some of the best Twitter reaction to Carl Frampton's victory over Chris Avalos.
Mar 1, 11:06
Tyson Fury of England celebrates defeating Dereck Chisora of England in the eliminator for the WBO World Heavyweight Championship during Boxing at ExCel on November 29, 2014
Preview: Tyson Fury vs. Christian Hammer
Sports Mole previews the heavyweight clash between Tyson Fury and Christian Hammer at London's O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Feb 26, 14:06
Martin Murray celebrates after wining a match against Ukraine's Max Bursak during their middleweight WBC boxing match, on June 21, 2014
Preview: Gennady Golovkin vs. Martin Murray
Sports Mole previews the WBA super-middleweight title fight between unbeaten Gennady Golovkin and Martin Murray.
Feb 19, 15:22
Paul Smith celebrates as the Referee stops his fight against David Sarabia during their Super Middleweight bout at the Motorpoint Arena on May 17, 2014
Preview: Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith II
Sports Mole previews the WBO super-middleweight title rematch between Arthur Abraham and Paul Smith.
Feb 19, 11:19
Ex-boxer Mike Tyson gives an interview in London on October 6, 2013
On this day: Mike Tyson knocked out by Buster Douglas
Sports Mole looks back at Mike Tyson's shock defeat to Buster Douglas in the defence of his world heavyweight championship titles.
Feb 11, 10:48
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko from the Ukraine attends his joint press conference with and Russia's heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin in Moscow, on August 12, 2013
Wladimir Klitschko's previous fights in the United States
Ahead of his clash with Bryant Jennings in New York, Sports Mole takes a look at Wladimir Klitschko's previous appearances in the United States.
Feb 5, 19:03
Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014
Five fights that need to happen in 2015
Sports Mole suggests five fights that should be made during 2015.
Dec 19, 10:47
Carl Froch knocks out George Groves during the IBF & WBA World Super Middleweight Title Fight at Wembley Stadium on May 31, 2014
Best fights of 2014
Sports Mole assesses which fights have had fans on the edge of their seats during 2014.
Dec 18, 11:29
Amir Khan during a Press Conference at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel & Spa on April 25, 2013
Preview: Amir Khan, Andy Lee fight in Las Vegas
Sports Mole previews the fights involving Amir Khan and Andy Lee that take place in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Dec 11, 11:34
WBA super lightweight champion Amir Khan of England celebrates after defeating his challenger Marcos Maidana of Argentina on December 11, 2010
On this day: Amir Khan beats Marcos Maidana in fight of the year
On this day in 2010, Amir Khan retains his WBA light-welterweight title with a thrilling points win over Marcos Maidana.
Dec 11, 10:10