ICYMI: The best of BM online - January-June 2017

Boxing Monthly
22/07/2017 10:43am

By common consent, 2017 has so far been a vintage year for boxing. Now that we have passed the mid-point of the year, Boxing Monthly brings you a reminder of some of the best writing from our website from January-June...

Sonny Liston: the eternal mystery

James McHugh
21/07/2017 12:14pm


James McHugh ponders the mysterious life and death of tragic former world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston...

Cosmopolitan character: Sanjeev Sahota interview

Paul Zanon
20/07/2017 10:30am

Unbeaten super lightweight Sanjeev Sahota (8-0) was born in Britain, raised in Spain and has strong roots in India. He recently took the time to share his thoughts on his boxing journey to date with Paul Zanon...

Frontline diary: 'Eu-bank! Eu-bank!'

Chris Williamson
18/07/2017 4:25pm

Chris Williamson was ringside at the SSE Arena, Wembley as Chris Eubank Jr made a statement against Arthur Abraham. Here are his ringside reflections of a stacked card of Saturday night action, with photos by Natalie Mayhew...

Sweet night for Sweet C: Colin McMillan interview

Paul Zanon
17/07/2017 9:00pm

Twenty five years ago, one of Britain’s most affable boxers took on Italy's bantamweight gold medallist from the 1984 Olympic Games, Maurizio Stecca, for the WBO world featherweight title. Colin McMillan kindly took the time to speak with Paul Zanon and revisit that incredible night...

30-plus years of Compubox: Bob Canobbio interview

Michael Montero & Tiffany Lam
17/07/2017 7:29am

Michael Montero interviews Bob Canobbio, the man who started CompuBox in 1985. They discuss the history of punch stats, the process behind CompuBox, studies from the CompuBox database and much more!

'This isn’t football, this is boxing'

Callum Rudge
17/07/2017 7:20am


Callum Rudge reflects on the crowd violence that he witnessed first hand at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 15 July and looks at possible solutions to prevent such incidents in the future...

Home Boy: Anthony Cacace interview

Andrew Harrison
13/07/2017 1:20pm

On Saturday, Anthony Cacace faces Martin Ward for the British and Commonwealth super-featherweight titles. The talented Belfast native spoke to Andrew Harrison about how homesickness brought him back home and how he’s finally found happiness in his boxing...

Montero on scoring

Michael Montero & Tiffany Lam
13/07/2017 8:16am

It seems every time there is a close fight, fans and media debate the decision ad nauseam. Michael Montero analyses the criteria judges are supposed to use in professional boxing, CompuBox legitimacy, and the recent fight between Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn in detail...