Fighting Jack Smith set to be added to city’s boxing memorial

A NEW name could be added to a memorial celebrating great fighters from Portsmouth’s golden era of boxing.


WATCH: The stories of greatest fighters from Portsmouth's golden era of boxing

They epitomise the fighting spirit of Portsmouth itself.
Jack Bishop aged 21 in the Airborne Division

‘If ever I had a hero in my life then Jack was it’

‘BOXING’S loss is heaven’s gain.’ That is just one of the heartfelt tributes paid to legendary city boxing trainer Jack Bishop, who has died aged 94.

Jack Bishop

Boxing mourns legendary figure

Boxing is mourning the loss of Jack Bishop.


Gloves are off as HMS Sultan engineers sting like a bee

HMS Sultan’s boxing squad demonstrated their skill in the ring at the DCTT Inter-College Boxing Championship.


Reality TV boxer set to swim the Solent

REALITY TV star and retired professional boxer Andy Gatenby is planning to swim across the Solent – despite struggling to swim further than 400 metres.

Joel McIntyre. Picture: Sarah Standing (161623-8349)

No rest for McIntyre after latest win

Joel McIntyre rewarded himself with a day off after chalking up his latest win.

Joel McIntyre last fought in December against Miles Shinkwin. Picture: Neil Marshall (161437-1)

Big Mac’s ready to taste big time

Joel McIntyre has set his sights on making a statement on the big stage as he pursues a British title shot.

Dave Birmingham.  Picture: Neil Marshall

Former Pompey man will learn from title loss

Dave Birmingham has been backed to come back stronger after suffering big-fight disappointment.

Dave Birmingham, right. Picture: Mick Young (160773-04)

Former Pompey man ready to break new ground

Dave Birmingham tomorrow bids to complete his transition from professional footballer to champion boxer.


Moore: I have to prove I still have the hunger

FLOYD MOORE’S out to prove he’s still got the hunger to get among the belts.

Boxing legend Nigel Benn visited Heart of Portsmouth boxing academy Pic: Neil Marshall

Dark Destroyer dismisses comeback concerns on city visit

NIGEL BENN dismissed fears for his health as he continues his comeback plans.

Floyd Moore's out to show he can get back into title contention

Moore’s chance to show he still has hunger

FLOYD MOORE will return to the ring next week.

Annie Rosam, with her coach Dean Kendall

Rampant Rosam lands her maiden world title

Gosport girl Annie Rosam is basking in world championship glory.

Dave Birmingham, left, v David Miko. Picture: Neil Marshall

Former Pompey man handed dream title shot

DAVID BIRMINGHAM is out to complete a meteoric boxing rise after being handed a dream title shot.

Louis Small won the Haringey Box Cup youth B 49kg amateur title. Picture: Shellie Whiffin

Small scoops Haringey Box Cup gold

LOUIS SMALL produced a peerless performance to win the Haringey Box Cup youth B 49kg amateur title.

Ebonie Jones

Haringey Box Cup success for Jones

Ebonie Jones has won a prestigious Haringey Box Cup title.

Danny Couzens celebrates victory over Ossie Jervier. Picture: Natalie Mayhew, Butterfly Boxing

Couzens has the power in Fight Cup win

DANNY COUZENS celebrated his ‘world-class’ finish to Fight Cup victory.

Tommy Maggs celebrates his victory. Picture: England Boxing/Chris Bevan

Maggs powers from Titchfield ace on way to national glory

Tommy Maggs has continued his rise after storming to back-to-back England Boxing Schools’ Championships titles.

Danny Couzens, left. Picture: Neil Marshall

Losing isn’t an option as Couzens readies for war

Danny Couzens steps into boxing’s last-chance saloon tonight.

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