Category Archives: Boxing

On Not Becoming a Sports Writer

When I was about six or seven, I became obsessed with finding out what my father did when he ‘went to work’. My memory is fixed in a windowless corridor of him walking out the front door in his charcoal … Continue reading

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Did you ever watch Mike Tyson dance?

Inside my local betting shop is a huge photograph of Mike Tyson in the boxing ring circa 1986, the year he became the youngest Heavyweight Champion of the World, at just 20. The photograph captures the moment of impact between … Continue reading

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