Mark Threadgold

Freelance sports commentator and pundit for BBC and various commercial radio stations. Sports feature writer.

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Hopkins Fluffs His Lines, A Look Back at Bernard Hopkins Last Fight

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It really wasn’t supposed to end like this. Or did Bernard Hopkins simply fluff his lines. The scriptwriters must have penned the wrong version…bad editing. Do not go gentle into that good night…and boy did The executioner rage against the dying of the light….Joe Smith Junior was just 6 years old when BH won his first title and it took the 27yr old until the 8th round to dispense the legend. Even at the last gasp of his remarkable career …

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Tyson Fury a tale of redemption

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Redemption comes in many forms its religious connotations are well documented and the oxford dictionary defines this as the act or process or an instance of redeeming. Rarely in a sporting context can it carry more resonance than Tyson Fury’s journey from reviled to revered, which climaxed in the early hours UK time Feb 23rd in his crowning in round 7 to capture the WBC heavyweight title and doubtless stir notions of a Hollywood movie in the making… Boxing promoter …

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