August 2016 - Volume 28 number 4

The August 2016 Boxing Monthly includes our 18-page Rio 2016 Olympic preview. In this issue we also have feature interviews with Anthony Fowler, Felix Verdejo, Luis Ortiz, Zolani Tete, Dave Allen and Sean Dodd, and much more. On sale now in stores, by subscription or via app on iTunes or Android.

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL The US had its worst-ever Olympics in 2012. Things, surely, can only get better in Brazil

PREACHER'S CORNER Liam Smith and Kell Brook deserve their big opportunities, but the fight I really want to see is Canelo vs Golovkin

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Mellow 50-year-old Mike Tyson is enjoying life in the suburbs

BIG DADDY BUNCE The arrival of pros in Rio will cause a serious conundrum at Tokyo '20

SERIOUSLY? The monumentally absurd decision to allow professionals into the Olympics may have long-term implications for our sport

ROCKING IN RIO Steve Lillis previews Rio 2016. He speaks to Team GB coach Robert McCracken, profiles the British team and gives the low-down on the most dangerous overseas fighters

OLYMPIC ODYSSEY Triumphs, tears and twists of fate. Notable highs and lows from Games past

LOVE HATE Medal hopeful Anthony Fowler is one of those fighters who inspire extreme emotions -- not that it bothers him

CUBAN CONNECTION It started as a trickle and became a wave as amateur boxers left Cuba to fight professionally -- with mixed fortunes

DESTINY CALLS For a small island, Puerto Rico has produced some great fighters. Felix Verdejo aims to carry on the tradition. He's driven by the desire to add to his nation's fistic glory

WAITING GAME Luis Ortiz believes the stars are aligned for him, at the age of 37, to make the breakthrough that's been a long time coming

AFRICAN HUNTER Zolani Tete is tracking down the lighter-weight big beasts -- Roman Gonzalez and Naoya Inoue are in his sights

STEPPING UP "White Rhino" Dave Allen is ready to charge through the heavyweight division -- beginning with Dillian Whyte

OUT OF THE DARKNESS Boxing has brought light into the once-gloomy struggle that was Sean Dodd's life. He even has a title

BRITISH BEAT Zelfa Barrett, up-and-coming nephew of the big-hitting Black Flash, feels he's on the way to earning respect in his own right

WORLD IN ACTION Rau'shee Warren, Sergey Kovalev, Denis Shafikov, Keith Thurman, George Groves, Anthony Joshua and more

REVIEW Glenn McCrory's Carrying David: My Autobiography is a treat