By Tom Gray: Film maker Ciaran Gibbons has completed an absorbing documentary, entitled “The Fight Game”, which follows a Welsh amateur boxer on his journey into the paid ranks and examines that complex transition in depth.
By Tom Gray: Joe Frazier was still champion. When the famous ego of Muhammad Ali acquiesced that burned deep within his soul. Ali’s first loss came via unanimous decision after fifteen spectacular rounds and one unforgettable punch on March 8th, 1971. With two minutes of The Fight remaining the red tassels of Ali’s boxing boots shot into the air like mini fireworks as his head struck the canvas.