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Apparently bare knuckle fighting is on the increase and its supporters claim it is now safer than boxing with gloves.
The 35-year-old bare knuckle boxer, who worked as a boxing trainer at the Red Corner gym in Coventry, participated in a number of fights with promoters Ultimate Bare Knuckle Boxing (UBKB).
Hard Knocks in Haslington' will see eight people take part in bare knuckle boxing matches, as well as a charity auction at Haslington Hall in Crewe, in aid of homeless people in Warrington.
The Newcastle born and bred fighter, who fought his first bare knuckle bout aged 22, said it was time the sport shed its 'dodgy' reputation and association with backstreet pubs and traveller camps.
Proving not just the quality of Cardiff's Bare Knuckle company, directed by Simon Riordan, but also the burgeoning talent on show in a fine cast, this production would stand tall amongst the fiercest competition.
8220;Within the next month or two current world heavyweight bare knuckle boxing champion Bobby Gunn will be putting his title on the line against an opponent to be named soon, and we have a handful of other fighters who are anxious to make their debut.
00pm) FILM OF THE DAY A small-time conman trying to get by in New York impresses a fellow hustler with his fighting skills, and is soon introduced to the world of illegal bare knuckle boxing.
Shawn is eventually taken in by hustler Harvey Boarden played by Terrence Howard and introduced to the underground bare knuckle circuit.
Hare coursing may be a longstanding tradition,but there was a time when bear baiting and bare knuckle fighting were acceptable .
According to Ad Age, A-B registered for the trademarks Bare Knuckle, Bare Knuckle Light and Bare Knucle Draft last month.
The patch of ground, known locally in Finuge, Co Kerry, as Boston Sullivan's, was once visited by the bare knuckle champion of the world.
Sullivan popularized it, an important bare knuckle boxing match was fought this year between Tom Allen, an English boxer who had moved to the U.
A BARE knuckle boxing event in Coventry was so popular that organisers had to turn people away at the door.
Bare knuckle fighting is, of course, still practised outside some hostelries on a Friday night on a casual basis, and could become an ancillary attraction to arm-wrestling if the loser has a strop.