Alex Pattle, The Independent

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Past articles by Alex:

Tyson Fury explains why he will ‘probably’ fight Jon Jones instead of Oleksandr Usyk next

Fury will box ex-UFC champion Francis Ngannou in October, and he has his eyes set on the reigning UFC heavyweight champion next → Read More

Eddie Hearn: ‘Ask someone to name three people in boxing, they’ll say: Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, me’

Alex Pattle meets a man who is as ‘must-see’ as many of the fighters he promotes → Read More

Eddie Hearn outlines ‘deluded’ plan for Anthony Joshua

Hearn provided an update on talks between ‘AJ’ and Wilder, while also addressing a potential clash between Joshua and Fury → Read More

Fans tear apart Tyson Fury over claim that Francis Ngannou poses tougher test than Usyk

Fury has opted to fight ex-UFC champion Ngannou instead of unified boxing champion Usyk → Read More

Amanda Serrano to make history against Danila Ramos in huge moment for women’s boxing

Serrano vs Ramos is scheduled for 12 three-minute rounds, while most women’s title bouts are scheduled for 10 two-minute rounds → Read More

Daniel Dubois’ promoter Frank Warren appeals Oleksandr Usyk result and pushes for rematch

Usyk stopped Dubois in August to retain the unified heavyweight titles, but only after a moment of major controversy in Round 5 → Read More

Chris Eubank Jr vs Conor Benn: Eddie Hearn provides major update on fight talks

The fight collapsed in October, after it was revealed that Benn had failed two drug tests → Read More

Chris Eubank Jr’s coach remanded in custody following airport arrest

Brian McIntyre has been charged with firearm possession after being arrested at Manchester Airport on Sunday – a day after guiding Eubank Jr to victory over Liam Smith → Read More

Derek Chisora backs Francis Ngannou to drop Tyson Fury

Fury is set to box the ex-UFC heavyweight champion in Saudi Arabia on 28 October → Read More

Ricky Hatton documentary: Finally ‘Hitman’ has his happy ending

Hatton, a new Sky documentary, details the rise, fall and rehabilitation of a boxing icon → Read More

Errol Spence Jr triggers Terence Crawford rematch clause in bid for redemption

Spence lost to his fellow American in the ninth round of their undisputed-title fight in July → Read More

Jake Paul on how boxing ‘saved’ him ahead of Nate Diaz fight

Jake Paul spends a lot of his time being insincere, to devastating effect. Alex Pattle tries to find the man behind the mocking → Read More

Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou may tarnish the Gypsy King’s legacy forever

Comment: After negotiating himself out of bouts with Joshua and Usyk, Fury will now box an ex-UFC heavyweight champion → Read More

New UFC champion Alexandre Pantoja worked as Uber Eats driver just two years ago

Pantoja outpointed Brandon Moreno at UFC 290 on Saturday to win the men’s flyweight title → Read More

Wimbledon order of play and Tuesday’s schedule

Novak Djokovic will play for the third day in a row, as quarter-final action begins on the men’s and women’s sides of the tournament → Read More

Wimbledon order of play and Tuesday’s schedule

Novak Djokovic will play for the third day in a row, as quarter-final action begins on the men’s and women’s sides of the tournament → Read More

Has Ons Jabeur found the key to Wimbledon revenge against Elena Rybakina?

Last year’s runner-up thrashed two-time champion Petra Kvitova 6-0, 6-3 to set up a rematch of the 2022 final → Read More

UFC’s Josiah Harrell reacts as pre-fight test reveals brain disease

The American, 24, was pulled from his planned fight with Jack Della Maddalena at UFC 290 → Read More

Conor McGregor mocks Robbie Lawler’s ‘perfect’ retirement at UFC 290

Former champion Lawler won his final fight by knocking out Niko Price in 38 seconds on Saturday → Read More

Jon Jones vs Stipe Miocic confirmed as seismic UFC title fight looms

Jones will defend his new crown against the ex-champion, who is seen by many as the heavyweight ‘GOAT’ → Read More