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‘Old school’ Gavin Gwynne gives up work to focus fully on boxing

By Dewi Powell: A year ago, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crippled the Welsh boxing calendar and there has been little reason to smile since. 11 Welsh professionals have fought but

Liam Williams’ deal to fight Demetrius Andrade doesn’t include rematch clause

By Dewi Powell: If Liam Williams (23-2-1, 18KO) beats America’s Demetrius Andrade (29-0, 18KO) and dethrones the WBO world champion, the middleweight from Clydach Vale will be free to pursue

Chris Jenkins ‘could cry’ as injury extends inactivity

By Dewi Powell: Life changed on 12 March 2020 as the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was a pandemic. The year since has been Welsh

Podcast: Enzo Macarinelli’s secret story from Moscow away day

By Dewi Powell: In the latest special episode of the BoxingWales podcast, Swansea’s Enzo Maccarinelli tells the best story never told in Welsh boxing. The cruiserweight reveals the secrets of

Podcast: Alex Hughes opens up on emotional rollercoaster and retirement

By Dewi Powell: In a special Christmas episode, the BoxingWales podcast returns with a revealing interview from Maerdy’s Alex Hughes (13-0, 7KO). The middleweight from Maerdy opens up on the

Inaugural ‘Welsh Boxing Annual’ book released to chronicle extraordinary season

By Dewi Powell: A book has been released to tell the story of Welsh boxing in the extraordinary 2019-2020 season. The inaugural Welsh Boxing Annual covers the ups and down

Craig Woodruff comes close against clever Gary Cully who wins on points

This article first appeared in the Welsh Boxing Annual 2019-2020. Click here to buy on Amazon. By Dewi Powell: Newport’s Craig Woodruff (10-6, 4KO) launched a rocket right hand that

Jamie Weetch knocked out in the first round against huge punching Issac Hardman

This article first appeared in the Welsh Boxing Annual 2019-2020. Click here to buy on Amazon. By Dewi Powell: Cwmcarn’s Jamie Weetch (12-4, 5KO) was eager to end 20 months

Underdog Maxi Hughes upsets Jono ‘King Kong’ Carroll

This article first appeared in the Welsh Boxing Annual 2019-2020. Click here to buy on Amazon. By Dewi Powell: Whilst the post-pandemic matchmaking offered by Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren

Maredudd Thomas tamed by Sahir Iqbal in battle of unbeaten prospects

This article first appeared in the Welsh Boxing Annual 2019-2020. Click here to buy on Amazon. By Dewi Powell: Cardiff’s Maredudd Thomas (11-1, 2KO) had been asking for a step