March 2017 - Volume 28 number 11

Golovkin vs Jacobs

Risky business

As usual, Gennady Golovkin goes into his next fight as the firm favourite, but in Daniel Jacobs he faces a genuine threat from the second-ranked middleweight in what could be the toughest fight of his career.
Idongo celebrates

Namibian Glove affair

Former pro Nestor Tobias’ fighter, Julius Indongo, takes on Ricky Burns in an April unification fight
Jack Arnfield

Best of Frenemies

Jack Arnfield’s close friendship with Brian Rose is on hold until after their fight

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL When pay-per-view boxing becomes too much of a good thing

PREACHER'S CORNER New broadcasters must add value by quality matchmaking

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Mayweather's next 'fight' reminds us of the Ali vs Inoki clown show

BIG DADDY BUNCE My new book is a history of modern British boxing -- and nothing is left out

PROBABLY THE BEST P4P Ron Borges argues that Vasyl Lomachenko is the world's premier boxer -- after just eight pro fights

UP FOR IT Terry Flanagan says his motivation is to unify the lightweight division, but first he must beat 'best of the rest' Petr Petrov

SEEKING PERFECTION Anthony Crolla knows he must be at his absolute peak to beat Jorge Linares in their rematch

THE TOUGH GET GOING Flanagan and Crolla have world title fights at Manchester Arena within a two-week period, and there's every chance of a British win double

HAPPINESS IS A GREAT LEFT HOOK Joe Smith Jr stepped out of boxing's shadows when a series of bludgeoning left hooks sent Bernard Hopkins crashing out of the ring

BIG FIGHT SPOTLIGHT Carl Frampton and James DeGale fought well but didn't quite get there against Leo Santa Cruz and Badou Jack

HOME BOY After the US and London, Anthony Cacace has found boxing happiness in Belfast

PROMISING A MIRACLE As a cancer survivor, Daniel Jacobs feels no challenge is too great -- and that includes taking on Gennady Golovkin

NAMIBIAN GLOVE AFFAIR Former pro Nestor Tobias' fighter, Julius Indongo, takes on Ricky Burns in an April unification fight

BOXING ROYALTY Qatar's first pro-fighter is a member of the country's royal family. He plans to use his position to inspire children into boxing

THE DANCING COSSACK Oleksandr Usyk's dance moves are good fun but the Ukrainian star is all business when it comes to career goals

BRITISH BEAT Jack Arnfield's close friendship with Brian Rose is on hold until after their fight

WORLD IN ACTION Gervonta Davis, Takashi Miura, Jack Arnfield, Mikey Garcia, Chris Eubank Jr, John Ryder, Andrew Selby

REVIEW Box to Box. By Curtis Woodhouse

BRITISH AND WORLD RATINGS