Paul Upham http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham Australia's best known boxing writer today, Paul Upham is the Content Editor of SecondsOut.com and has written for this website continuously since 2000. The Editor of the Australian Boxing Almanac, he has also written pieces for The Australian newspaper, Fox Sports, Main Event Television, KO and The Ring. 36 year-old Upham has appeared live on air as a boxing analyst for Main Event Pay-Per-View, Sky Channel, Fox Sports, Sky News Australia and others. en SecondsOut.com Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:55:59 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 360 Affino 5 RSS Generator info@secondsout.com SecondsOut Fight of the Year: Amir Khan vs. Marcos Maidana http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/secondsout-fight-of-the-year-amir-khan-vs-marcos-maidana-- <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb1" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/secondsout-fight-of-the-year-amir-khan-vs-marcos-maidana--"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1394/AmirKhantodefendWBAtitleagains_lxth.jpeg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: Among a grouping of high quality battles, Amir Khan vs. Marcos Maidana has been selected as SecondsOut’s Fight of the Year for 2010. The rugged twelve round match for the WBA super lightweight boxing world title was held on December 11 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, USA. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:36:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/secondsout-fight-of-the-year-amir-khan-vs-marcos-maidana-- Book Review: “BOX – The Face of Boxing” by Holger Keifel & Thomas Hauser http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-box--the-face-of-boxing-by-holger-keifel--thomas-hauser- <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb2" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-box--the-face-of-boxing-by-holger-keifel--thomas-hauser-"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/952/BoxtheFaceofBoxingbookHo_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: If you are looking for something a little different in a boxing book “BOX – The Face of Boxing” by Holger Keifel and Thomas Hauser may well be exactly what you are looking for. The 198 page hardcover books serves as an amazing tour of the faces of big time boxing from around the world. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 02:25:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-box--the-face-of-boxing-by-holger-keifel--thomas-hauser- Aussie Buzz: Darchinyan, Sonny Bill, Fox Sports live shows & more http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/aussie-buzz-darchinyan-sonny-bill-fox-sports-live-shows--more <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb3" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/aussie-buzz-darchinyan-sonny-bill-fox-sports-live-shows--more"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1019/Australiaflagbreeze_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: Former undisputed super flyweight boxing world champion Vic Darchinyan will get the chance to move forward from his controversial points loss to Abner Mares, when he faces former world champion Yonnhy Perez in 2011 in stage 2 of Showtime’s bantamweight tournament. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 01:48:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/aussie-buzz-darchinyan-sonny-bill-fox-sports-live-shows--more Book Review: “Where Warriors Rest” written by Arnold Thomas http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-where-warriors-rest-written-by-arnold-thomas <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb4" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-where-warriors-rest-written-by-arnold-thomas"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1085/WhereWarriorsRestbookcovermedia_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: One of the worlds’ leading boxing historians, Arnold Thomas is the curator of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame exhibition at the National Sports Museum in the Melbourne Cricket Ground. His second book “Where Warriors Rest” is evidence of the thousands of hours of research Thomas has spent locating the finer details about thousands of boxers worldwide. </div> </div> Tue, 28 Dec 2010 04:49:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-where-warriors-rest-written-by-arnold-thomas Book Review: “The Bengu Years” written by Dave Wellings http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-the-bengu-years-written-by-dave-wellings <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb5" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-the-bengu-years-written-by-dave-wellings"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1080/TheBenguYearsbookDaveWellings_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: If you like some travelling adventure in your boxing books, then “The Bengu Years” written by British born Dave Wellings and published by Book Pal is certainly one for you. </div> </div> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 03:42:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/book-review-the-bengu-years-written-by-dave-wellings Gus Mercurio – “Boxing has always been my thing” http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/gus-mercurio--boxing-has-always-been-my-thing <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb6" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/gus-mercurio--boxing-has-always-been-my-thing"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1078/MercurioGuspodiumANBHOFPau_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: Australian boxing lost one of its most loyal servants when Gus Mercurio passed away on 7 December 2010. The popular actor, boxing referee & ringside judge died in Epworth Hospital in Brighton, Victoria, during surgery for a heart aneurism, aged 82. He was laid to rest at Diamond Creek in Melbourne on 20 December 2010. </div> </div> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 03:18:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/gus-mercurio--boxing-has-always-been-my-thing Wood stuns Mundine and Australia with 5th round knockout win http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/wood-stuns-mundine-and-australia-with-5th-round-knockout-win <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb7" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/wood-stuns-mundine-and-australia-with-5th-round-knockout-win"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/495/WoodGarthwinKariukiContender_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: The Contender Australia champion Garth Wood stunned former boxing world champion Anthony Mundine and most of Australia with a 5th round knockout win over “The Man” on Wednesday night December 8 at ACER Arena in Homebush, Sydney. </div> </div> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 13:28:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/wood-stuns-mundine-and-australia-with-5th-round-knockout-win Brett Smith-Michael Kirby feud brewing in NSW http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/brett-smith-michael-kirby-feud-brewing-in-nsw <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb8" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/brett-smith-michael-kirby-feud-brewing-in-nsw"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1034/SmithBrettNSWbeltFitzgeral_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: After a year away from the boxing ring, Parramatta heavyweight “Iron Rhino” Michael Kirby returned with a 2nd round stoppage win over Alipate Liava&rsquo;a on November 19. The 35 year-old then got into a post-fight feud with NSW heavyweight champion Brett Smith. </div> </div> Mon, 29 Nov 2010 19:12:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/brett-smith-michael-kirby-feud-brewing-in-nsw Sherrington vs. Hamdan headlines Jamie Myer promotion on December 4 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/sherrington-vs-hamdan-headlines-jamie-myer-promotion-on-december-4 <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb9" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/sherrington-vs-hamdan-headlines-jamie-myer-promotion-on-december-4"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/002/Hamdan_Nader_IBO_Asia_belt_Paul_Upham_lxth.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: Talented Queensland boxer Les Sherrington defends his PABA super middleweight boxing title against former world title challenger Nader Hamdan on Saturday 4 December 2010 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Broadbeach, QLD, headlining a Jamie Myer promotion. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Nov 2010 20:37:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/sherrington-vs-hamdan-headlines-jamie-myer-promotion-on-december-4 Brunker retains WBO Youth title in Campbelltown http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/brunker-retains-wbo-youth-title-in-campbelltown <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb10" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/brunker-retains-wbo-youth-title-in-campbelltown"><img src="http://www.secondsout.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/011/WBO_logo_generic1_lxth.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> By Paul Upham: Australian Joel Brunker retained his WBO Youth featherweight boxing title with an eighth round TKO stoppage win over late replacement Roberto Lerio, originally from the Philippines, on Thursday night 25 November at The Cube in Campbelltown, Sydney, headlining a Grange Old School Boxing promotion. </div> </div> Fri, 26 Nov 2010 19:42:00 +0000 http://www.secondsout.com/columns/paul-upham/brunker-retains-wbo-youth-title-in-campbelltown