Jeff ‘Bulldog’ Burns Top 10 Heavyweights!

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The Racing Horse has always found the views of Jeff ‘Bulldog’ Burns on boxing knowledgeable, thoughtful and precise and certainly always interesting. Here he nominates his Top 10 Heavyweights of all time… “A number of years ago before Ali had established himself as ‘the greatest’, there was considerable debate about who was the greatest heavyweight … Continue reading

Frank Warren and his ‘cold fish’ indifference…

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Our most recent article about how Frank Warren treats his fighters has caused quite a stir and when www.boxingscene.com wanted to publish it there were threatening noises made by FWP and their legal team. At The Racing Horse we believe real journalism is printing the truth whilst remaining objective. Terrence Dooley of www.boxingscene.com apologised to … Continue reading

Tobias Webb now thriving…

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Warren’s propensity to lose fighters… Frank Warren’s propensity to lose fighters from his stable confirms the derision in which he is held. A mixture of cold fish indifference and financial skulduggery are just two perceived reasons put forward by boxing fans as to the cause. One can safely assume this is something that does … Continue reading

Clev to fight Krasniqi at the Royal Albert Hall

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This week Promoter Frank Warren announced that WBO world light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly will be the man to take boxing back to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 28 April 2012. Cleverly will make the fourth defence of his title against Serbia’s Robin Krasniqi and Warren feels that Cleverly’s the perfect man to … Continue reading

Cleverly & Circumstances!

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Some boxing fans were less than impressed with Nathan Cleverly’s victory over last fight challenger Tony Bellew, especially given his desire of unifying the light heavyweight divisions. However, there were circumstances neither known nor recognised that need to be aired before we can look at his next fight in the proper light! Cleverly sustained … Continue reading

Who Can Walk The Walk – Clevery or Bellew?

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 Every now and then there is a domestic fight that the fans demand to see and one of those takes place next Saturday 15 October 2011 at the Liverpool Echo Arena, when Nathan Cleverly defends his WBO light-heavyweight title against Tony Bellew. . The Racing Horse has witnessed first-hand the intensive training of world … Continue reading

Swansea Boxers (1916 to 2010).

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On Friday 7th October 2011 and in the company of the most famous Swansea boxing trainer Jimmy Bromfield I was privileged to attend a book launch written by Jeff Burns called ‘Swansea Boxers 1916 to 2010.’ The book launch was in Swansea at the Railmen’s Club, Wind Street. More than 120 people, including boxers, … Continue reading