About

On The Beak is a news and features website founded in 2011 and dedicated to boxing, mixed martial arts, professional wrestling and all aspects of gym life such as weight-lifting, body-building, nutrition and health and fitness. The thoughts and opinions expressed on this digital journal are those of the site owner and editor; Alan Dawson and his growing team of reporters and photographers.

Contact alan@onthebeak.com to forward news tips, for general enquiries and to send press releases.

You can follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Alan Dawson has worked for local and international press. He reported for the world’s most popular soccer website where his work was reproduced by USA Today and Sports Illustrated before finally setting up his passion project; On The Beak. He was a football contributor to 90 Minutes, to Bleacher Report, is now sub-editor at Here Is The City and is the Peacock Gym’s press man. Follow him on Twitter @AlanDawsonSport.

Russell Smith is a research journalist, former amateur wrestler and contributes to On The Beak‘s pro wrestling section. He is also an author, having published multiple books.

Devansh Trehan is a freelance reporter based in North London. He works well on the beat, obtaining interviews and is a polished writer.

Gavin Glicksman… coming soon!

Petra Kirsch kirsch.otb@gmail.com, from Gelsenkirchen, is a news editor.

Stacey Verbeek, of Maple Avenue Boxing Gym, Dallas provides On The Beak with fantastic photographs from the weigh-ins, from ringside and also behind-the-scenes. She captures the sweat, the blood and the knockdowns. Stacey can be reached at verbeek.otb@gmail.com.

Robert Delgado (robbie.onthebeak@live.com) of Los Angeles and Tommy Barber (tommy_barber@yahoo.co.uk) of London are a part of the junior staff, conducting research and reporting on news.

On The Beak are also blessed with a number of student interns but, due to geographical locations, their responsibilities are unfortunately limited to reporting, as opposed to bringing tea to the management.

Would you like to write for us? Or include our work in your publication? All queries should be addressed to Alan Dawson. Contact details found above.