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Lee Gormley

Lee Gormley is a sports journalist who primarily covers boxing for a range of top media outlets. He can be followed on Twitter @LeeGormley.

Lee Gormley’s most popular posts

Duk Koo Kim vs Ray Mancini

10 Fighters Who Tragically Died From Injuries In The Ring

Every time a fighter courageously steps foot in the ring, they literally put their life at risk. The majority of those brave boxers make it back home safely to their families once the final bell sounds and the bouts come to an end. But for the...

April 21, 2022 5 min read
Willard Knocked to the ropes by Jack Dempsey

10 Boxers Who Started Late

August 9, 2020 5 min read

Top 10 Richest Boxers Ever

December 2, 2020 4 min read

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Sports Top 10s

The 10 Best Boxers Of All Time – Do You Agree?

Determining a list of all-time greats from any sport brings with it a certain backlash. It causes controversy and divides...
May 2, 2024 4 min read
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Sports Top 10s

Top 10 Richest MMA Fighters Ever

Who are the richest MMA fighters in the world? 10. Randy Couture - $17 Million9. Wanderlei Silva - $18 Million8....
May 19, 2021 4 min read
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Sports Top 10s

Top 10 Greatest Female Boxers Ever

Here we take a look back and rank the pound-for-pound greatest ever female fighters in history. Let us know if...
June 29, 2020 3 min read
Two boxers in the ring in black and white.

Why Are There 12 Rounds In Boxing?

Nowadays in boxing the final bell sounds once the 12th round comes to an end in top level and world...
June 5, 2020 5 min read
Mike Tyson with some of "The Hangover" cast
Sports Top 10s

10 Famous Boxers Who Became Actors

1. Jack Dempsey Former heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey took the ‘Roaring Twenties’ by storm, becoming a cultural icon in...
May 15, 2020 4 min read
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Sports Top 10s

Top 10 Biggest PPV Fights in History

Pay-per-view (PPV) boxing has been around since the 1960s, with the first bout televised in homes being the rematch between...
May 5, 2020 4 min read
Montage of famous UFC fighters

How Many of The 20 Most Famous UFC Fighters Do You Recognize?

Since its inception back in 1993 the UFC has rocketed to prominence in the world of combat sports. Boxing has...
May 1, 2020 5 min read
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Industry Sports

The Best EVER Boxing Rematches in History

As Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr prepare to meet again, we look back at some of the best ever...
October 21, 2019 4 min read
Conor McGregor fighting
Industry Sports

Why Do Boxers Make More Than MMA Fighters?

Expert contributors: Gennady Golovkin’s promoter: Tom Loeffler (@TomLoeffler1) WBO European middleweight champion Luke Keeler (@luke_keeler) The boxing versus MMA debate...
August 6, 2019 7 min read
Conlan was on the receiving end of a blatant robbery at the 2016 Olympic Games but now has world title honours in his sights as a pro.

Can Michael Conlan Become Another Irish World Champion?

On August 3 one of Ireland’s brightest prospects will take to the ring hoping to further enhance his ever-growing reputation,...
July 31, 2019 4 min read
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Industry Sports

5 of the Greatest Ever 40 and Over Fighters

Despite having turned 40 years of age in December last year, Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) continues to be involved...
July 17, 2019 5 min read
Boxing ring
Industry Infographics

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury: Evolution of Heavyweight Champions

On December 1, the eyes of the boxing world will be cast towards the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California,...
November 23, 2018 5 min read