On just a day's notice, journeyman boxer Jamie Quinn caught a train to London for a four-round bout. The news might unnerve some fighters, but Quinn has shown he is ready for just about anything during a career with more than 100 losses. No preparation, no problem for the 30-year-old Quinn and the many journeymen who eke out a living by traveling around Britain to fight young prospects - nearly every weekend before the coronavirus.
Efe Ajagba will attempt to get back on track to become a legitimate heavyweight contender on Saturday when he faces Jonnie Rice.
Alan Minter, a British boxing great who followed up a bronze medal at the Olympics by becoming a world champion in the middleweight division in 1980, has died. The British Boxing Board of Control confirmed Minter's death on Thursday, without giving more details. Minter won bronze in the light-middleweight category at the Munich Olympics in 1972 and immediately turned professional, capturing British and European titles at middleweight within five years.