Opinion

The top 10 boxing lowlights of 2015

It hasn't all been glorious, John Dennen counts down the worst moments of the year
  1. Joe Joyce’s doomed heroics

Qualifying for the Olympic Games is a tough, tough business. GB super-heavyweight Joe Joyce put in some epic performances this year, only losing once in the World Series of Boxing, winning the inaugural European Games and scoring a bronze medal at the World championships. Epic stuff but Joyce is still without an Olympic place. At these Worlds a super-heavy needed to win the gold medal to qualify for Rio 2016. Joyce though is expected to qualify next year.

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