Jason Easton: worst year of my life

It would be fair to say that Jason Easton has lived a rollercoaster life over the last 12 months or so. From losing his undefeated record in an attempt to win the vacant Commonwealth title, being convicted of assault and losing his boxing licence alongside splitting...

Opportunities await as Murray outclasses Chuwa for title

Ross Murray’s face revealed absolute joy and relief as he was crowned WBC international silver champion in Glasgow. Joy as his hard work was rewarded with victory, a famous shiny green belt and world ranking. And relief as, in many ways, the event was...

Craig Dickson: Men Behind the Mitts (part one)

“We’re going to have to revoke your licence and recommend you don’t box again – we’ve found a query in your brain scan”. The words no boxer wants to hear on the other end of the phone. Craig Dickson had been preparing to return to the ring in hopes of...

Gary Young: always learning

Gary Young has seen a lot over the years, from being a stand out amateur to moving into the professional game and then working out of the Wild Card Gym in LA only to be told by Freddie Roach he wouldn’t quite make it at the top level. Gary did go on to become a...

Taylor crowned champion in one of Scotland’s finest ever nights

Glasvegas – a blend of Glasgow and Las Vegas – was a popular term last decade, but it never really rang true. It was more of a playful, ironic nod to the differences between the two cities: Glasgow’s cultural life burst through from its gritty...