WBO Middleweight Champion Irish Andy Lee trains in Purley ahead of his title defence against Billy Joe Saunders, Purley, Surrey, England, 7th August 2015. -Exclusive shoot for SEEN Sport Magazine.

Andy Lee v Billy Joe Saunders – Stand up and Fight

On December 19th, as the light dims in the Manchester Arena and WBO Middleweight champion ‘Irish’ Andy Lee (34-2-1) emerges from the dressing room to the strains of the Munster anthem ‘Stan’ up an’ fight’, his adoring army of travelling fans will raise the roof and join in unison to serenade Limerick’s favourite boxing son…

Luke John Campbell of Agen embraces former All Black and now Narbonne player Jerry Collins at the end of the game. Racing Club Narbonne v Sporting Union Agen, Parc des Sports Et de l'Amitié Narbonne, France 24ème journée, PRO D2. 15th March 2015

R.I.P Jerry Collins

Only a couple of months ago on a damp, rainy day in Narbonne I shared my last handshake with the man mountain that was Jerry Collins. A ferocious competitor and renowned for his larger than life character, it is devastating to wake up and read about his tragic death this morning. Collins, who had signed a…

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Alex Ariza “It would be profound knowing that one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world is gay”

Five years ago I interviewed Alex Ariza whilst he was helping Amir Khan prepare to fight Marcos Maidana. The Mayweather v Pacquiao fight appeared to be dead in the water and the issue of random blood testing was the main stumbling block preventing the event from taking place. At that time the animosity between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s teams…

Irish Andy Lee

Exclusive interview – “Irish” Andy Lee

It has been a long and winding road for Irish Andy Lee. But finally he has fulfilled his potential and claimed the much coveted world middleweight title.  Too many, he is the people’s champion. But despite the beaming smile and the warmth he projects when greeting his fans, he still has unfinished business and is…

Did Zab Judah knock out Floyd Mayweather

Did Zab Judah knock out Floyd Mayweather?

The headlines of Zab Judah knocking out Floyd Mayweather Jnr during an intense sparring session on Sunday added some additional spice to the build-up for the most lucrative superfight in boxing history.  With the media ravenous to grab hold of any scraps information coming out of either fighters camp, this story true or false can only help push more…