THE fairness debate amongst the sporting community in regard to transgender athletes has recently been re-ignited. However, something that has intensified the fierce discussion are the glaring safety concerns. In particular there is scrutiny towards transgender athletes competing in female fight sports, such as mixed martial arts. https://youtu.be/Drok2WAYtGE Martina Navratilova acted as a catalyst for … Continue reading Should Transgender Athletes be Allowed to Compete in Combat Sports?
Brian Blessed The bellowing, burly, Brian Blessed is an iconic British figure in the world of acting and comedy. He will forever be immortalised for his role in Flash Gordon. However his acting career is far from being the true tale of his success. He may in fact be one of the most accomplished men … Continue reading Most Unexpected Fighters: And who would win
It was Friday fight night at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow as two Super-Welterweights fought for the Scottish title. And it was Stefan Sanderson who emerged victorious as the new Scottish champion. It was a gruelling contest from start to finish between Paul Kean and Stefan Sanderson. As somewhat of an oddity, both fighters faced … Continue reading New Scottish Champ Stefan Sanderson
Kynoch Promotions second lightweight debutant, Barrie Mcrorie made a successful start to his pro career. The boxing dinner show at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow, (14/09/18) was the venue for Mcrorie’s shutout victory. The fight which was contested at Super lightweight was a tricky debut for the Scotsman. Ricky Rose was a tall slickster who … Continue reading Debut Winner Barrie Mcrorie
Light-weight Sean McKiddie made a successful start to his pro boxing career, winning every round of his pro debut. However the perfect point’s margin did not reflect a perfect performance. The first round of the fight was particularly slow, as McKiddie looked to take no early risks against 65 fight veteran, Andy Harris. The Scotsman … Continue reading Slow But Successful Start For Sean McKiddie
Tyson Fury showed hints of his former self in a shutout point’s victory against Francesco Pianeta. In round one Fury showed the kind of antics that drive fans to either loathe, or love him. In an ode to Muhammad Ali, he stayed in a corner holding the ropes with both hands, and slipped shots. From … Continue reading Mundane But Masterful Performance by Tyson Fury
Popular Irish amateur standout Paddy Barnes had his professional dreams destroyed, in his first world title outing. It was an ambitious aim for the 31 year old flyweight. In only his sixth fight he challenged for the WBC world title, against seasoned pro, Christofer Rosales. It seemed a close match upon viewing with the Irishman … Continue reading Paddy Barnes Crushed In 4