McGregor v Farooq: Ringside report

Scottish boxing fans will often reminisce on the big nights in the country over the years and despite some huge nights at the Hydro involving Josh Taylor and Ricky Burns, it’s not often those events that they re-count. Those from the East of Scotland will speak of...

Farooq v McGregor Preview

The boxing world’s attention was on Japan last week as we witnessed Naoya Inoue crowned the best bantamweight in the world. And the division will receive the spotlight once again this weekend as we head to the Emirates arena in Glasgow to clarify the best 118lb...

Reflections on white collar boxing

Motivation We all know it will come one day. It’s one of life’s cruel certainties, but despite the morbid inevitably, you’re never prepared for that phone call. I was sitting in IT training on a bright summer morning, longing for an excuse not to be...

Nathaniel Collins ready for first title shot

Nathaniel Collins (5-0) returns to the Paisley Lagoon Centre on Saturday, exactly a year after making his debut in the same venue. This time for an equally big occasion, as he takes on Monty Ogilvie (9-0) in the headline bout for the Celtic super-featherweight title,...

Liam Conroy: strength and conditioning special

Boxing, like many sports, has evolved massively over the past couple of decades. Although the fundamentals will always remain at the forefront of the game, the introduction of sports science and strength and conditioning has exploded, challenging conventional wisdom...