Lee Gormley

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.

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Industry

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 has been raging on for some time now, with the emergence of the UFC and its rampant rise to prominence among fight fans in recent years...

August 6, 2019 7 min read

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Willard Knocked to the ropes by Jack Dempsey
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10 Boxers Who Started Late

Not all fighters have been learning their craft from a young age. Many combatants do first step into boxing gyms...
August 9, 2020 5 min read
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Top 10 Greatest Female Boxers Ever

We’ve extensively covered male boxers in our posts, like our lists of the top 10 all-time greats and the most...
June 29, 2020 3 min read
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Boxing’s Top 10 All-Time Greatest Fighters – Do You Agree?

Determining a list of top all-time greats from any sport brings with it a certain backlash. It causes controversy and...
June 16, 2020 4 min read
Two boxers in the ring in black and white.
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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
Boxing gloves
How-To Sports

Boxing at Home: How To Keep Fit During Lockdown

These are testing times for everyone. The ongoing global pandemic has affected everyday life and caused countries worldwide to go...
May 21, 2020 4 min read
Mike Tyson with some of
Sports Top 10s

10 Famous Boxers Who Became Actors

Whether it’s a temporary change of trades for a cameo during the course of their careers or a completely new...
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
Boxing gloves hanging up
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Boxing Through The Coronavirus: A Collection of Interviews

As the world attempts to deal with the global pandemic, boxing is one of the sports taking a hit during...
April 9, 2020 9 min read
Sports Top 10s

10 of Boxing’s All-Time Greatest Victories

Throughout boxing’s glittering history of great fighters, many remarkable performances have withstood the test of time and are forever looked...
March 26, 2020 5 min read
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Sports Top 10s

The 10 Most Significant Fights in Boxing History

Fights take place across all corners of the globe most weeks throughout all 12 months of each year. But some...
February 8, 2020 5 min read
Sports Top 10s

The Top 10 One-Punch Knockouts in Boxing History

There’s nothing quite like a knockout in boxing. While fans turn up in their thousands and millions tune in to...
January 27, 2020 3 min read
Sports

The Best Boxing Rivalries of All Time

Boxing’s best rivalries go beyond just fights. The greatest rivalries produce exceptional real-life storylines, offer up unmissable action for a...
December 19, 2019 4 min read