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Niall Doran

Niall Doran
Founder and Editor of Boxing News and Views. Also currently boxing journalist for About.com and has been known to throw in his two cents worth on the sweet science for different publications. A marketing and journalism graduate from Ireland but above all else, a passionate, lifelong fight fan.

2014 Rankings: Top 10 Pound For Pound Boxers

In what always proves to be a bone of contention, Niall Doran is here to discuss his Top 10 Pound For Pound Boxers for 2014. Ah yes, another year older and another great year for professional boxing as a sport globally. In a year that saw many twists and turns and new stars emerging within the sweet science, perhaps it …

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Boxing Weekend: Cleverly vs Kovalev & Barker vs Geale

This weekend sees Darren Barker & Daniel Geale go head-to-head stateside in a mega IBF Middleweight World Title showdown, while back in the UK Nathan Cleverly finds himself in a real 50/50 fight vs Sergey Kovalev. The month of August is traditionally a time of the year in which professional boxing is a little quiet on the world title front. …

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The Brick Fists of US Heavyweight hope Deontay Wilder back in action

US Heavyweight destroyer Deontay Wilder looks to continue his trail of obliteration when he returns to action this weekend against Siarhei Liakhovich. Moving to California this weekend US heavyweight skull crusher Deontay Wilder takes on the tough Belarusian Siarhei Liakhovich at the Fantasy Springs Casino. It will be Wilder’s first outing since demolishing Audley Harrison inside one round back in April. …

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Slugfest expected between Tomasz Adamek & Dominick Guinn

There is an interesting heavyweight boxing bout taking place this weekend between Tomasz Adamek and Dominic Guinn in Connecticut. I’ve always been a fan of Adamek going back to his cruiser weight days. He’s always truck me as a man who has done things the hard way and taken his fair share of lumps and bruises along the way. He …

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Is Andre Berto finished at Top Level after TKO defeat?

In boxing results at the weekend Andre Berto getting KO’d by Karass certainly surprised many observers. Could this be the end for Andre at top level? Andre Berto is a warrior there is no questions about that, but I certainly think having watched his latest fight back today that indeed Berto could be coming to the end of the road …

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Carl Froch vs George Groves: An Early Look

A look ahead to the fascinating all-British world title showdown; Carl Froch vs George Groves, which is scheduled for late 2013. It was announced yesterday in a joint interview live on Sky that WBA and IBF super middleweight Champion Carl Froch will put his titles on the line against undefeated mandatory challenger George Groves at a venue and date to be named. However rumours are …

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Behind Enemy Lines: Spike O’ Sullivan vs Saunders, Chisora vs Scott

Niall Doran previews this weekend’s boxing bonanza at Wembley Arena, where Chisora vs Scott tops the bill. Boxing fans will be licking their lips this weekend in a bumper bill at the Wembley Arena featuring some top-level British & Irish boxers in highly competitive fights. Carl Frampton has been ruled out of this weekend’s action with an ear drum injury. …

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An early look at David Haye vs Tyson Fury

Arguably the biggest boxing news in recent British and Irish boxing history was announced last week when David Haye and Tyson Fury put pen to paper on a Sept 28th fight. When Haye vs Fury was officially signed last week I think I speak for most boxing fans  when I say I was just a tad bit excited about the …

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Doran’s Pound-For-Pound Rankings

Niall Doran from Doran’s Boxing Blog gives us his Pound-For-Pound boxing rankings. I will update this list every month on who I feel are the current pound for pound best boxers on the planet. Comments and opinions are welcome in this always fascinating and very difficult debate to decide on! As of July 13th 2013: 1. Floyd Mayweather (Welterweight, 44-0-0, …

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The Rematch: Kell Brook vs. Carson Jones

In a rematch of a fight that Brook struggled in a year ago, this Saturday’s rematch with Carson Jones should act as a decent barometer for measuring how far he has come. What a difference a year makes. Since the last time these two young pugilists fought in Sheffield over a year ago, it seems a lot has taken place …

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