racism in boxing
A History of Racial Epithets In Boxing
From the time of Jack Johnson all the way up to the nineties heyday of British boxing, race has been used to define fighters and ethnicity used to sell fights.
Conor Benn On The Future, His Ink and Growing Up With ‘The Dark Destroyer’
Ahead of his return to the ring on the undercard of Frank Buglioni vs. Ricky Summers, Conor Benn speaks to VICE Sports about the life of a fighter and being the son of a boxing icon.
The Cult: Michael Watson
Michael Watson was on the brink of his greatest victory when he suffered a severe head injury in the ring. The incredible manner in which the Londoner has recovered makes him a fitting addition to The Cult.
The Cult: Nigel Benn
Nicknamed "The Dark Destroyer," Nigel Benn was a popular and gutsy British boxer famous for his fights with Chris Eubank. But the darkness inside Benn sometimes threatened to destroy more than just his opponents.
Benn–McClellan: The Fight That Changed Lives
21 years ago Gerald McClellan fought Nigel Benn for the WBC super middleweight title. It was a brutal contest that left the American fighting for his life, and a changed man thereafter.