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Ed has written across a variety of different sports, from Swimming to Shin Kicking. As well as priding himself on what friends call “a biblically sad knowledge of football”, his other main interests include Boxing, Cricket and Formula One. During Leicester City’s title-winning season he stuck £50 on them… to be relegated.

Pacquiao can roll back the years but Broner still worth a bet

Manny Pacquiao headlines the MGM Grand as he steps into the ring for a 70th time to face Adrien Broner this weekend. On paper, it’s a past his prime future Hall of Famer against a career underachiever. But, as is so often the case with boxing, you don’t have to dig too deep to discover […]

Size matters if Fielding is to overcome Canelo

Rocky Fielding heads to Madison Square Garden hoping to pull off a titanic upset as he defends his WBA (Regular) super middleweight world title against Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Can he send shockwaves through boxing this weekend?   Alvarez to win in rounds 7 to 9 – 3/1 The consensus is Fielding needs a […]

Brook to move on to bigger and better bouts

Kell Brook continues on the comeback trail this Saturday. The Sheffield native fights again in his home city, following his second-round demolition of Sergey Rabchenko in March, and hopes to secure a major fight in 2019. He faces Michael Zerafa, a man with the same number of career defeats to Brook – a meagre two […]

Bellew can upset the odds again and oust Usyk

Manchester plays host to a titanic Cruiserweight clash this Saturday. With all the major belts up for grabs, legacies on the line and an undisputed champion taking on the perennial odds defier, the recipe list is there. Now it’s up to Oleksandr Usyk and Tony Bellew to cook up something spectacular. Tony Bellew to win […]

Back Pulis for a happy Stoke return

The autumn chill may be upon us, but the action continues to hot up at both ends of the Championship. Middlesbrough to win – 21/10 Middlesbrough’s recent form has been solid if unspectacular, including back to back draws where they netted just once. Yet they still find themselves level on points with second placed Leeds […]

Prize of Joshua can see Hughie Fury home

Hughie Fury and Kubrat Pulev go toe to toe this Saturday in an IBF world title eliminator. With the small matter of a future bout against Anthony Joshua up for grabs – and a shot at capturing a heavyweight crown – there’s plenty worth fighting for.   Fury to win by decision – 2/1 Written […]

Pompey to pile up more points

Portsmouth look to make it back-to-back league wins as they bid to extend their three-point lead at the top of League One. After an indifferent start Fleetwood have racked up seven points from a possible nine, including a 4-0 drubbing of Doncaster. But at fortress Fratton, Pompey should have too much for Joey Barton’s charges. […]

Canelo and Golovkin set for another tight affair

Almost a year ago to the day, we thought we were finally going to get the answer to the long-running debate ‘Canelo or Golovkin?’. Yet, after 12 rounds of engrossing boxing under the bright lights of Las Vegas, we were left with even more questions. Now, 12 months on, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady ‘Triple […]

Expect action aplenty in Frampton and Fury fights

It’s back to business for two of the biggest names in the feather and heavyweight divisions. Different size, same aspiration; another shot at the world title. Carl Frampton looks to make a statement against Luke Jackson, while Tyson Fury goes toe-to-toe with Francesco Pianeta as he takes another step on the road to redemption. Wins […]

Kane and co gunning for Premier League Golden Boot

As the Premier League returns this weekend, the race to be top-scorer looks set to be another tight affair. With quality players oozing from sides up and down the country, here are some of the names likely to be in the goals. Harry Kane – 23/10 England’s skipper was denied a hattrick of golden boots […]