Meet the Ringnews24 Team


Name: James Tonks
Role: Owner/Writer
Favourite fight: Michael Katsidis vs Graham Earl
Favourite fighter: Naseem Hamed (past) & Floyd Mayweather (present)

Bio: I am the owner of Ringnews24 and the KO Boxing Forum, I am 35 years old and live in Scotland, UK. I love watching and talking boxing with fans, and members can find me on Ringnews24’s KO Boxing Forum under the username the_budweiser. I particular enjoy interviewing boxers and watching old, new and classic fights.

Name: Lee Skavydis
Role: Editor/Writer
Favourite fight: Erik Morales vs Marco Antonio Barrera I
Favourite fighter: To many to choose from

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Bio: Lee has written for Ringnews24 for over 7 years and he helps run the site on a daily basis. He has been a fan of the sport of boxing for around twenty five years. He enjoys traveling to watch fights in-particular trips to Las Vegas for big fight nights. Lee also writes about movies in his spare time.

Name: Gav Powell
Role: Editor
Favourite fight: To many to choose from
Favourite fighter: Erik Morales

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Bio: Gav Powell lives in Hull, England. He enjoys reading daily boxing news and interacting with members on the Ringnews24 boxing forum. He follows boxing worldwide and particularly likes watching overseas boxing. Gav used to write for the BBC TV listings department, he has now owns his own computer business and in his spare time he edits articles for Ringnews24.

Name: Eric Armit
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: To many to choose from
Favourite fighter: Sugar Ray Robinson

Bio: Eric is well known in the boxing world for his extensive weekly round-up of world boxing results, detailing key action, from the last seven days. Eric also writes weekly snips and snipes. Eric has a vast knowledge and in his spare time he is a boxing supervisor.

Name: Steve Wellings
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: Bernard Dunne vs Ricardo Cordoba & Erik Morales vs Marco Antonio Barrera I
Favourite fighter: Mike McCallum, Michael Nunn & Juan Manuel Marquez

Bio: Steve is an experienced boxing writer and author. He has been writing about boxing for over 12 years and have attended over 150 shows. He is a keen writer and has written and published nine books on the sport. He is the host on a boxing podcast called Boxing Asylum and he can be heard weekly expressing his views and discussing the sport he

Name: Rob Day
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: George Foreman vs Ron Lyle
Favourite fighter: Lennox Lewis

Bio: Rob Day has experience writing for Ringnews24, Boxrec and he has written for a boxing magazine called Bocsio. He lives in Wales and covers the South of Wales attending fights and he follows the sport rigorously. He can be found occasionally as a guest on boxing radio shows were he loves to talk boxing and share his opinion on the sport he loves.

Name: Nick Jackson
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: Tony Bellew vs Ilunga Makabu
Favourite fighter: Joe Calzaghe

Bio: Nick is the newest member of the Ringnews24 team. He likes doing insightful lengthy articles and puts a lot of research into them. He has published several top 10’s and enjoys reading fans reply’s to his work.

Name: Scott Graveson
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: Jaime Garza vs Juan Meza
Favourite fighter: Naoya Inoue

Bio: Scott has been following boxing for many years and he watches countless hours of boxing each week. His specialty is Asian Boxing and he covers the Asian scene on both Ringnews24 and Asian Boxing. His articles are very insightful and anyone who doesn’t follow the Asian scene can keep up-to-date by reading his articles.

Name: Jeremiah Preisser
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: Carmen Basilio vs Tony DeMarco II
Favourite fighter: Jimmy McLarnin

Bio: Jeremiah is a member of the International Boxing Research Organization. He writes for Ringnews24 and is a co-host at The Grueling Truth. In the past he has written for Ringside Report. He live in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Name: Tracey Langley
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: Erik Morales vs Marco Antonio Barrera I & Naseem Hamed vs Kevin Kelley
Favourite fighter: Floyd Mayweather

Bio: Tracey lives in England, UK. She travels to the big fight nights in Las Vegas and has been attending Floyd Mayweather fights for the best part of 20 years – that’s a lot of air miles. She watches boxing from the United States live and she follows the UK Scene.

Name: Dennis Dodge
Role: Writer
Favourite fight: John Wayne Hibbert Vs Dave Ryan 2
Favourite fighter: Reece Macmillan

Bio: Dennis has followed boxing on and off since he was a kid and his dad used to tape the fights on the radio. Dennis got back into the sport properly about 10-years-ago and he is now a qualified boxing coach for the People’s Gym in Heywood. His twins (boy and girl) both box and my son is looking forward to his first skills bout very soon.

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