The age of social media has brought about new and exciting ways for lovers of boxing to share their passion with other fellow boxing enthusiasts. YouTube is a prime example of a social media platform that allows members of the public to do exactly that. From highly anticipated interviews with the hottest boxing stars, match highlights, to the best boxing tips and tricks, it is alllllll out there. We have saved you the hassle and sorted through the lot ourselves, so read on as we list off 5 boxing youtubers to subscribe to in 2021. Let’s go!
Kicking off this list is iFL TV; a go to online source for all things boxing. Co-founded by actor Kugan Cassius in 2010, iFL TV now has over 500,000 subscribers and over 800 million total channel views. iFL TV has a fresh and totally personal approach during interviews which gives them an interesting edge. Due to this, they have gained the opportunity to interview some of the world’s greatest boxing stars including Tyson Fury, Billy Joe Saunders and Carl Frampton. Videos on iFL TV are posted daily and often multiple videos in the same day. Loads of content = happy subscribers. Therefore if you are after up to date, juicy information on all things boxing, then iFL TV is for YOU.
Although less in followers and subscribers, this YouTube channel still does excel in terms of content. Wylie’s Art and Science of Boxing essentially provides a visual guide to the principles, techniques, tactics, and strategies of boxing. A typical video shows footage from a past fight that is then broken down and analysed in what they call a ‘boxing breakdown’. A range of boxing principles, techniques and tactics are touched on including speed, footwork, and types of punches. With over 70 videos on their channel, you are sure to be kept busy catching up on all their boxing breakdowns. Learn and immerse yourself in the dos and do nots when in a real-life fight scenario.
Behind The Gloves sure does live up to its name. With 241,000 subscribers and over 100 million views on YouTube, Behind The Gloves is a boxing news channel founded by Michelle Joy Phelps (boxing correspondent and presenter). Packed with behind the scenes content, this YouTube channel will satisfy all your curiosity surrounding your favourite boxers. Michelle does not hold back and in doing so, asks the questions no one else will and the questions fans only wish they could ask themselves. Often featuring controversial boxers or those that have been under heat lately, Michelle’s interviews are always packed full of laughter and of course interesting information and revelations.
Coach Anthony is just that, your very own online boxing coach. With over 20 years’ experience in the boxing world, Coach Anthony’s aim is to help fighters of all levels (beginner to advanced) reach their desired success. Coach Anthony is a professional boxing teacher that has coached multiple top athletes in boxing and MMA including Tevin Farmer, Eddie Chambers and Hank Lundy. With new videos posted weekly, Coach Anthony focuses on all things boxing but particularly online training courses and boxing education. His videos typically run for approximately 4 minutes or longer and each focus on a particular boxing technique or practice. For example, “6 tips when throwing a cross on the heavy bag” or “How to set a trap when someone throws the right hand”. In addition to boxing education, Coach Anthony also posts an array of videos relating to match reviews, interviews with boxing stars and similar relevant boxing news.
Undoubtedly a fan favourite when it comes to all things boxing, this particular extension of Sky Sports has been around since 2018. Known for showcasing the worlds biggest fights and boxing stars, Sky Sports Boxing has over 800,000 subscribers and more than 400 million YouTube views. Featuring Anna Woolhouse (sports journalist and presenter) as the lead boxing analyst and presenter as well as an array of other talented journalists and presenters. Jampacked with extraordinary interviews with the biggest names in boxing, press conferences, fight reviews and everything in-between. Sky Sports Boxing gives fans an up-close insight into the boxing world as well as behind the scenes footage and up to date news. Sky Sports Boxing is an absolute go to if you are after a little (or big) boxing fix. Subscribe today.
The fantastic thing about YouTube channels dedicated to boxing is that they provide accessible and free content in a sport where viewing matches is usually at a cost, something not everyone is able to do. Of course, there are plenty more YouTube channels out there dedicated to boxing, but these five are our current faves. Get educated or get entertained, whatever the reason you are watching, know that you are united with thousands of others over an ever-popular love for boxing.
YouTube channel special mentions:
- Boxing Legends TV
- Fight Hub TV
- Precision Striking
- Fran Sands
- World Class Boxing Channel
- Counter Punch Boxing
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