Johnny Nelson

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder drew their heavyweight clash in 2018. Photograph: Andrew Coulridge/Reuters

Romeo and Juliet had an easier time getting together than Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have experienced lately. The courting of the voluble Gypsy Kin(...)

Brendan Ingle pictured ringside in 1997. Photograph: Inpho/Allsport

The boxing trainer Brendan Ingle, who has died aged 77 after a brain haemorrhage, could rightly be viewed as one of the most important men in the hist(...)

Brendan Ingle displays his MBE in 1999. The boxing trainer has died at the age of 77, the British Boxing Board of Control has confirmed. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA

In a sport that sometimes seems to be a never ending conveyor belt of interesting personalities, Brendan Ingle ranked among the brightest. Ingle, wh(...)

 Anthony Joshua (left) and Joseph Parker  at the weigh-in at the Motorpoint Arena  in Cardiff, Wales. Photograph:   Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

When Anthony Joshua said he wanted to clean up the heavyweight division he surely did not intend to be mistaken for the Dalai Lama. Yet, in the months(...)

Deontay Wilder after knocking out Luis Ortiz to defend his heavyweight boxing title at the Barclays Center in New York. Photograph: Sam Hodgson/The New York Times

Deontay Wilder could hardly have done a better job of selling himself to Anthony Joshua, his promoter, Eddie Hearn, and a potential pay-per-view audie(...)

Frank Maloney: “I was born in the wrong body and I have always known I was a woman.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Frank Maloney, who guided Lennox Lewis to the world heavyweight title and was Irish Olympic bronze medalist boxer Darren Sutherland’s manager, has rev(...)