Tag: Boxing

Oliver Harrison and Sahir Iqbal. Image credit: BoxingFan12345 under CC BY-SA 4.0

Gone but never forgotten: Tributes pour in for Salford boxing icon Oliver Harrison

Just over one year on from Oliver Harrison’s death – tributes have been pouring in over recent days for the […]

Jamie Moore (far right). Image credit: Boxingupdates0931 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

When Jamie Moore became the first British Boxing Champion from Salford in over 100 years

Jamie Moore (far right). Image credit: Boxingupdates0931 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0) 17 years ago, on April 19, 2003, Walkden’s Jamie […]

Jamie Moore at the unfurbished unit

“It was a no-brainer” – Champion boxer opens community gym in hometown

Former British and Commonwealth champion boxer Jamie Moore is set to launch his own gym in his home town of […]

‘We keep your kids off the streets’ Salford Boxing Coach on importance of funding

‘We keep your kids off the streets’ Salford Boxing Coach on importance of funding

Salford based boxing trainer Gary Booth has expressed the importance of donations to local boxing gyms in order to keep young kids off the streets.

Booth, Fury and Marshall. Image courtesy of  Gary Booth

Boxing Day comes early at Irlam Social Club for Gary Booth and his fighters

Amateur boxers will be swapping wrapping presents for wrapping hands this Christmas at Irlam social club. Young fighters from all […]

(Whiteside, on the right, preparing for his bout, image courtesy Whiteside)

Salford podcaster Paul Whiteside continues to raise money for charity through boxing

Paul Whiteside of the Devil in the Detail podcast emerged victorious in his recent fight and wants another outing to […]

Take Up Free Boxing Classes in Salford Today and “Change Your Life”

Take Up Free Boxing Classes in Salford Today and “Change Your Life”

Ever wanted to take up boxing but never had the courage to do so? Well now, you can fulfil your dream, for Free!

Manchester’s Tyson Fury talks comeback live on GMB

CHARISMATIC boxer Tyson Fury appeared on prime morning television with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid in his biggest television appearance […]