On Saturday night in Newcastle, Liam Williams the Welsh fighter from Church Village will fight for the second time, Liverpool born Liam Smith. The two fighters clearly dislike each other which has carried over from their first bout which ended controversially, when at the end of the ninth round, Williams was unable to continue due […]Read More The Rematch with an edge – Liam Williams v Liam Smith
This coming Saturday, Andrew Selby will face tough, hard-hitting Mexican opponent in Maximino Flores in York Hall, London. The fight is a final eliminator for the WBC World Featherweight Title, which is currently held by Daigo Higa from Japan. For the unbeaten Welshman Selby, this will be his tenth professional fight, whilst Flores has a lot […]Read More Step Up In Competition For Andrew Selby
Third and final instalment looking at World Champions produced in Wales. Thanks again to topclassboxing.co.uk for allowing me to republish these pieces which I originally did with them. At the end of this piece, I will also pick my top 5 World Champions produced in Wales based on my knowledge and research amongst respected boxing […]Read More Welsh World Boxing Champions – Part 3
The next part looks at four more Boxing World Champions that Wales have produced. This article originally was published by topclassboxing.co.uk who kindly have agreed for me to republish for Y Ddraig. Steve Robinson – World Featherweight Champion 1993-1995 Wales had to wait 25 years after Howard Winstone had been a World Boxing Champion, and […]Read More Welsh World Boxing Champions – Part 2
The below article was originally published by topclassboxing.co.uk who have kindly agreed to me republishing my work on Y Ddraig, thanks again guys. As a proud Welshman and a big boxing fan, I have written an article on the rich history of Welsh boxing and in particular those who have reached the pinnacle in their […]Read More Welsh World Boxing Champions – Part 1
Picture courtesy of http://www.briefreport.co.uk Welsh boxer Lee Selby put in a dominant, emotional defence of his IBF World Featherweight Title last night, only a few days after the death of his mother. Selby was another class above to his opponent, ex WBA World Featherweight Champion, Jonathan Victor Barros and won the fight comfortably on points, […]Read More Lee Selby, A Top Fighter Needs A Top Fight.
Jimmy “The Mighty Atom” Wilde Wales has a proud history in the noble art of Boxing, with fighters such as Jim Driscoll, Freddie Welsh, Tommy Farr, Howard Winstone, Joe Calzaghe and Jimmy Wilde, many of those named and others have won titles either at World, European, Commonwealth or domestic levels. This article looks a the current […]Read More The Fighting Pride Of Wales