15 years ago, RUSS ANBER launched RIVAL BOXING GEAR. Today, RIVAL BOXING GEAR is popular with both recreational boxers and professional boxers, not to mention Rathbone Boxing Club.  It is a leading high-quality boxing brand that enjoys international stature.  


Rathbone Boxing Club
18 November 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pm (Monday)
Moderated by Andy Clarke
Russ Anber with Vasyl Lomanchenko
Russ Anber
Russ Anber with Usyk
Russ Anber Boxing
Russ Anber Boxing Equipment

RUSS ANBER is not only a successful entrepreneur, but he's also a highly respected boxing trainer (of both pros and amateurs), a gym owner, a cut-man, a broadcaster and one of the best hand wrappers in the business. Russ is one of the best all-rounders in the boxing community.

Who is Russ Anber?

How did Russ get involved with boxing?  (Yep, Rocky is key to the story!) 

When did boxing become a professional pursuit for him?

What compelled him to start a new boxing brand?

What were the early challenges?  The meaningful successes?

How was RIVAL funded as a start-up?

What was the thought process behind the branding?

At what point did Russ know RIVAL would be a success?

How does RIVAL compete with the likes of WINNING, EVERLAST, CLETO REYES, and GRANT WORLDWIDE?

How did RIVAL go about expanding internationally?

What's the business model underlying the enterprise and why?

How does Russ juggle his responsibilities as a CEO and his professional boxing engagements?

How does one mend a profusely bleeding cut in less than 60 seconds? 

What's the worst injury in the ring Russ has experienced, and how did he deal with it?

What's the secret to wrapping hands perfectly?

What are the gory war stories?


Answers to these questions and many more... and if we're lucky, as an accomplished magician, Russ might even treat us to a trick or two!!


ANDY CLARKE is a renowned Boxing Commentator for Sky.  His enthusiasm for the sport and his intelligent analyses are unparalleled. 

Tickets £30.



10% discount on RIVAL gear for all attendees.




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