Tonight on VICELAND, we explore Russia's strict gender roles on STATES OF UNDRESS and visit the Ghanaian slum that has produced more champion boxers per capita than anywhere else in the world on the premiere of VICE World of Sports.
Since Nick Blackwell was put into a medically-induced coma after his middleweight title fight with Chris Eubank Jr., the health risks of boxing have been back in the headlines.
We spoke to Ruqsana Begum, Britain's current Muay Thai kickboxing champion, about encouraging a new generation of sporting sisters.
The European press may worry that the Germania Ottomans are an aggressively expanding criminal biker gang, but the group says it's more like a boxing club.
I took up boxing because I wanted to, but it's sad I feel the need to continue as a means of self defense.
With Islamophobic hate crimes up 70 percent in London according to one recent police stat, Khadijah Safari is helping Muslim women fight back.
The app joins Tyson's pre-existing line of bitcoin ATMs.
Stephen Colbert commandeered two nice Michigan ladies' public television show because his own studio space wasn't ready yet.
Moments after Saturday's fight ended, a YouTube video called "FLOYD MAYWEATHER PUNCH-OUT!!!" began to gain traction. With over four million views, it was a freakishly accurate prediction of how the fight would turn out.
VICE reports from Las Vegas as the "Fight of the Century" draws near.
Dancer Shareeka Harrell trained as a boxer and dug deep into Miami's black history to prepare for her role as the legendary fighter and activist.
It's a bit like Fight Club, only in an actual ring surrounded by thousands of people also trying to punch each other in the face.
He is the bastard child of Rocky Graziano, Paul Sykes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Tyler, The Creator: uncompromising, uncontrollable, and utterly compelling.
I started boxing as an over-privileged, over-parented Jewish kid from the Philly suburbs, but I found something real inside the ring.
Imagine a team combat sport where ten men climb into a ring and beat the living shit out of each other for as long as it takes until only one of them is left standing. How can America not love that?
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Boxing, speed garage, racial tensions, and the collapse of the industrial heartlands—for a few years in the late 90s, all that and more was wrapped up in one of the most dazzling assholes on earth.
In my years as a British fighter in Bangkok, I saw fixed matches, gambling debts and child exploitation.
Jim sits down with the boxing legend and the UFC president for a discussion that could never happen on a traditional talk show.
MediaTakeOut has become notorious for its coverage of black celebrities, dick-pic leaks, and salacious headlines, but its founder is a former Wall Street lawyer who used to claim to clean Mariah Carey's laundry.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. called on the skills of hip-hop's fashion godfather, Dapper Dan, to design an original ring-wear outfit for his $32 million match against Marcos Maidana last Saturday.
Fightland caught up with Chris Farina to learn about the precognition needed to photograph fights and the terror of hanging out with Mike Tyson.
Regardless of what you think about Mike Tyson as a person, it's impossible to deny that he has an incredible story to tell. Earlier this week I called him to discuss that story, which includes a new memoir, the pet pigeons that transformed him into a figh…
Frazier believed in a cold pursuit of something; his objective was not to proselytize but to give himself over to the sport. Not to transcend it or to reshape it but to be consumed by it, to thrive within its merciless structure. To beat Ali, he said, he