Ukraine's Ivan Redkach brought the sport into disrepute last weekend when he bit Danny Garcia in the neck in the eighth round of their welterweight fight in Brooklyn and it is good to see the New York State Athletic Commission take such a tough stance.
The countdown has started to the big heavyweight battle between WBC champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury and one factor that I believe will be in the challenger's favour is the addition of Limerick man Andy Lee to his camp.
With everything that surrounded my fight in Las Vegas last weekend, I feel it was probably the most disciplined performance I've ever given when beating Tyler McCreary and now it's all about facing Jamel Herring for his WBO World super-featherweight title.
Josh Taylor has joined the elite of world boxing after unifying the IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles as well as winning the World Boxing Super Series Muhammad Ali trophy, and his earning potential should shoot through the roof.
When a fighter prepares for a big fight, there are normally little doubts — it’s only natural — but I can honestly say that I will be challenging IBF World featherweight champion Josh Warrington with an overwhelming sense of pure confidence — based on facts.
An athlete knows when he is ready to fire, when he has raised the bar and I just feel going into this re-match with Leo Santa Cruz more explosive than ever before — like a stack of dynamite waiting for the fuse to be lit.
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