Author Archives: Daniel Treasure

Daniel Treasure is a freelance writer based in Birmingham, UK. He recently graduated with a BA Journalism Degree with Honors and has continued to build up his writing experience in numerous newspapers, websites and magazines. Daniel is a boxing fanatic, and has watched a large portion of his family compete in sports including kickboxing and boxing. He has also begun training himself in order to grasp a firm understanding of the sport from both sides of the ropes. After falling in love with amateur boxing as well as professional, Daniel now covers many of the amateur clubs in his area on his own website- www.danieltreasure.co.uk. He often stays up late to watch his favorite fighters, Yuri Gamboa and Floyd Mayweather.

Nathan Cleverly vs. Tony Bellew II preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview – Cleverly vs. Bellew II: As Nathan Cleverly (28-1, 14 KOs) and Tony Bellew (22-2-1, 14 KOs) prepare to square off in their heated rematch it’s easy to overlook the path that led us to this point. The usual route to a rematch is by popular demand, whether it’s four fights between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, or a historic trilogy such as Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward. A rematch usually follows an enthralling first bout, typically a closely-contested one, and potentially one with an upset outcome.

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Top 5 potential fights for Anthony Joshua in 2015

Fans are continuing to speculate on Anthony Joshua’s (9-0, 9 KO’s) path to world glory, and just how good the unbeaten fighter is at this stage of his still-young pro career. With the Englishman being the focus of a huge amount of attention since picking up Olympic gold at London 2012 many boxing fans anticipate a big step-up for Joshua in 2015.

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Q&A interview with Ashley Theophane: Talks training with Floyd Mayweather in Vegas & the long road to success

England’s Ashley ‘Treasure’ Theophane, now residing in Las Vegas as one of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s fighters, reveals the adversities in his rise to success, his visions and what’s so special about training stateside. When many of the general public think of boxing stardom, the rags to riches connotations are often nothing but a mere Rocky dramatization. But so often it’s reality for boxers, who have to overcome many obstacles before reaching the top.

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Interview with prospect Steed Woodall – Following the American Dream

England’s Steed ‘The Stallion’ Woodall, 19, hit the American stage with a bang last Friday with a skillful four round display against Daniel Rodriquez in his professional debut. Steed dropped his man in the second round and won by a unanimous decision. After being booed on his entrance by the opponent’s hostile Puerto Rican following, he was cheered on his way out, winning them over with his exciting style.

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What’s next for Yuriorkis Gamboa?

Featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (21-0, 16 KO’s) has been out of action for over a year now, preventing him from displaying another exciting performance, the kind of which he has consistently produced over the past years. The highly skilled former Cuban amateur looks to make a return on the Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV event, after having been scheduled to appear on the debut card of the already defunct TMT Promotions, the 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather promotional venture which never was.

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Top potential opponents for Ricky Hatton’s return to boxing

England’s Ricky Hatton has taken the British boxing world by storm once again as he announced a shock comeback to the professional fight game. Rumors quietly circulated for several weeks before today’s announcement, where ‘Hitman’ Hatton spoke of his will to “redeem” himself. The former WBA welterweight champion’s last outing three years ago ended in devastating fashion when Manny Pacquiao scored a crushing KO in the second round. Ricky Hatton will fight as a 34-year-old on November 24th. The fight takes place in his hometown at the MEN Arena; it will be his first fight there since his dazzling victory ...

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British prospect Tom Langford makes pro debut on Saturday

Prospect Showcase – Get to Know Tom Langford Tom Langford, 23, will make his pro debut against Steve Spence on Saturday, September 8th. The Englishman made the transformation to the paid ranks just months ago and has been busy making the transition in preparation for Saturday’s bill. Now he’s ready to make a splash as one of the hottest and most talented British boxing prospects around.

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Is Anthony Joshua making the right move by putting off his pro career?

It has been just a week since London’s Anthony Joshua won gold at the 2012 Olympics in his hometown and already he is tipped by many in the business to be England’s answer to the heavyweight division. Surely, it would be premature to link him with the Klitschko brothers, but the Finchley boxer clearly has the attributes to become an exciting prospect. With such a dearth of talent and such a need for rising stars in the heavyweight division, boxing fans are continuously hungry to peg the next big thing. Following Joshua’s dramatic win over Italy’s Roberto Camarelle in the ...

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