A star of boxing during the early years of the twentieth century, Ted ‘Kid’ Lewis ranks among the finest fighters Britain has ever produced. But, when his career in the ring was over, the former champion had a strange dalliance with far-right politics.
If there was one aspect of Naz’s boxing career which defined his fighting persona, it was his ridiculous and brilliant ring entrances. Here, we take a look back at the very best.
In October 1993, Lennox Lewis fought Frank Bruno in a clash of British boxing titans at Cardiff Arms Park. It was a fight swirling with undercurrents of race and identity, and remains a classic to this day.
In October 1993, Chris Eubank and Nigel Benn fought at Old Trafford stadium. In front of a sell-out crowd and with a reported global TV audience of half a billion, it was perhaps the high-watermark of British boxing's nineties golden age.
Rising British heavyweight star Anthony Joshua is getting a shot at a world title on only his 16th bout. Is it too soon? Tyson Fury certainly thinks so.
He is the bastard child of Rocky Graziano, Paul Sykes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Tyler, The Creator: uncompromising, uncontrollable, and utterly compelling.