racism in boxing
A History of Racial Epithets In Boxing
From the time of Jack Johnson all the way up to the nineties heyday of British boxing, race has been used to define fighters and ethnicity used to sell fights.
Lenny McLean vs. Roy Shaw: Battle of the Guv’nors
When two of London's hardest mob enforcers went to war in the brutal and dirty world of unlicensed boxing.
Controversial Decision Aside, Manny Pacquiao Looks Washed Up
Many feel that Manny Pacquiao did enough to beat new WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn in Brisbane this weekend, but the real story is that the Philippine senator is no longer among the sport’s elite.
Conor Benn On The Future, His Ink and Growing Up With ‘The Dark Destroyer’
Ahead of his return to the ring on the undercard of Frank Buglioni vs. Ricky Summers, Conor Benn speaks to VICE Sports about the life of a fighter and being the son of a boxing icon.
the rumble in the jungle
How Muhammad Ali Stunned the World at the Rumble in the Jungle
The Rumble in the Jungle was a fight of such significance that it transcended boxing, perhaps even sport as a whole, to become a moment of 20th century history. This is how it happened.
Dale Youth ABC: The Boxing Gym on the First Floor of Grenfell Tower
Lost to the flames of Grenfell Tower, the Dale Youth Boxing Club vows to box on.
Mayweather and McGregor Are Better Promoters, but GGG and Canelo Are Selling a Superior Fight
Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez are all set for the fight of the year on 16 September. The problem is, their superbout could be affected by a Mayweather vs. McGregor hangover.
I Kicked My Drug Addiction During a Pro Boxing Bout in Tijuana
LA-based professional boxer Zac "Kid Yamaka" Wohlman writes about the time he got sober in the ring.
How to Stop Loathing and Start Loving Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Surrender. Turn off your brain. Go all in.
The Dark Past of Britain's Bareknuckle Boxing Champion
Talking nights out and knockouts with Decca Heggie, aka 'The Guv'nor', the mallet-fisted fighter who thinks bareknuckle could be bigger than the UFC.
We Spent a Week in Tokyo's Fight Scene
A good man jobbed, tears in Korakuen Hall, and why being big in Japan can be a big problem for boxers.
The Genius of Roger Moore's On-Screen Combat Scenes
From The Saint to the James Bond franchise, the late Sir Roger Moore knew how to make the best of his moderate martial arts abilities. He also wrote extensively about self-defence for a children's book in 1966.
VICE on TV
© 2018 VICE Media LLC
Watch more from VICE Sports
© 2018 VICE Media LLC