HUBBARD’S CUPBOARD By Alan Hubbard The last Japanese heavyweight to strut his stuff in a British ring was one Kendo Nagasaki, back in the seventies.
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard Considering Birmingham is Britain’s second city and has a reputation as something of a sporting metropolis, with major football, Test cricket
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard I have dined out frequently on the true tale of when, as sports editor of The Observer, I telephoned the late Lord
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard THE ELECTRIFYING performance by Josh Warrington last weekend confirmed my long-held view that he is British boxing’s number one crowd-pleaser. So
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard Dads and their lads have never really gone hand in boxing glove. Paternal guidance from the corner is not always appreciated.
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard Simon Cowell keeps telling us that Britain’s Got Talent. Indeed it has, but it is not confined to showbiz. British boxing
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard THERE ARE TWO very good reasons why Daniel Dubois carries the soubriquet Dynamite into the ring with him – his right
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard As many in boxing are aware I have had my run-ins with the old Tyson Fury but I have to say
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard The very thought of ‘taking the knee’ would be an anathema to Tyson Fury, a true-born fighting man brimming with fire
Hubbards Cupboard By Alan Hubbard With a little luck and some shrewd judgement – hopefully from some equally shrewd judges – Hall of Fame promoter Frank
Hubbards CupboardBy Alan Hubbard London witnesses a ring rarity this weekend when two Olympic boxing gold medallists collide for a professional world championship. Vasily Lomachenko
HUBBARD’S CUPBOARDBy Alan Hubbard John Conteh MBE, the smooth-as-silk Scouser who held the 175lb world championship from 1974-1978 is surely the finest light heavyweight Britain