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James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr: “Do or die”

James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr: “Do or die”

Since the infamous sparring session between Chris Eubank Jr. and James DeGale 8 years ago, the pair have since traded verbal blows hoping that one day they will settle the score. That day has come as they headline the ITV…
Exclusive: Billam-Smith braced for ‘massive’ 2019

Exclusive: Billam-Smith braced for ‘massive’ 2019

Written by Jonathan Nagioff (@JonathanNagioff). This article first appeared in Nerve magazine issue 4, and has been modified. Bournemouth boxing sensation Chris Billam-Smith is ready for a “massive” 2019 and is expecting to land a title shot. The Cruiserweight puncher…
EXCLUSIVE: “We all must fight each other”, Billam-Smith says

EXCLUSIVE: “We all must fight each other”, Billam-Smith says

By Jonathan Nagioff (@JonathanNagioff) Chris Billam-Smith says he wants to fight all of his domestic rivals, and has called for a “super series” type-tournament to prove who is the number one in the division. Bournemouth based Cruiserweight Billam-Smith extended his…
“5th Street Gym training paid off”, says Billam-Smith

“5th Street Gym training paid off”, says Billam-Smith

by Jonathan Nagioff (@JonathanNagioff) Cruiserweight Chris Billam-Smith says his training in the famous 5th Street Gym proved fundamental as he beat Kent Kauppinen on Saturday night. The Bournemouth man had been training out in Miami at 5th Street Gym with…
Billam-Smith too much for Kauppinen at o2

Billam-Smith too much for Kauppinen at o2

by Jonathan Nagioff (@JonathanNagioff) Chris Billam-Smith recorded an eighth-straight win, stopping Kent Kauppinen in the sixth round at Bournemouth’s O2 academy on Saturday night. After flooring Kauppinen in the opening two rounds, the scheduled six round fight looked to be…
Tyson Fury: Comeback of the year?

Tyson Fury: Comeback of the year?

by Adam McGroarty (@AdamMcGroarty1) After securing a stunning points victory in Germany over Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, Fury left the ring as world heavyweight champion. The Englishman had been working for so long to reach this moment in his career,…
#NerveBigReview2018: Top 5 sports events of the year

#NerveBigReview2018: Top 5 sports events of the year

2018 has been a memorable year in the world of sports. The World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Winter Olympics have all taken place, and that’s before we get to the excitement of the regular Football, Rugby, Cricket and Formula 1 seasons.…
Tony Bellew bows out a winner despite devastating Usyk defeat

Tony Bellew bows out a winner despite devastating Usyk defeat

Written by Jonathan Nagioff (@JonathanNagioff) Tony Bellew’s dream of bowing out of boxing as the undisputed cruiserweight king was dashed by Oleksandr Usyk, as the Ukrainian star inflicted a devastating 8th round KO at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night.…
Oleksander Usyk vs Tony Bellew – Fight preview

Oleksander Usyk vs Tony Bellew – Fight preview

Written by Adam McGroarty (@AdamMcGroarty1) Most people have heard of the name Tony Bellew after successive victories against the now-retired David Haye, where Bellew proved just how unpredictable the Heavyweight game can be with two spectacular wins. However, it is…