October 2017 - Volume 29 number 6

Jack Catterall

GOOD TIMING

Jack Catterall was in no rush to step up. Now he’s locked and loaded for a British title challenge
mark heffron

QUICK WITS, QUICK FISTS

Mark Heffron explains how the lessons he learnt growing up in Oldham are serving him well in the ring
leather vs sutcliffe

SHARPSHOOTER

Josh Leather is aiming for the stars, but first he means to establish himself as the North East’s top super lightweight
josh warrington

BRITISH BEAT

Success against Dennis Ceylan offers Josh Warrington the prospect of a stadium fight in front of 40,000 home fans at Leeds United

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL The AIBA world championships showed amateur boxing is back where it should be -- one step removed from the pros

PREACHER'S CORNER Miguel Cotto set up his farewell with a world title win. After a great career, he deserves to bow out with an easy touch

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Roger Mayweather, a champ whose dedication didn't always match his ability, is facing health issues

BIG DADDY BUNCE With so many top amateurs turning pro, it won't get interesting until they start to fight each other

DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER Floyd Mayweather saved the day by displaying out-of-character aggression in getting the knockout he promised against Conor McGregor

HIS OWN HARSHEST CRITIC Jack Catterall is a perfectionist, always looking to improve and prone to self-criticism. Now, he says, he's ready to unleash his full potential in a British title challenge against Tyrone Nurse

FOND FAREWELL Jimmy Tibbs has retired as a trainer after spending virtually a lifetime in boxing. He shares some highs and lows

QUICK WITS, quick fists Mark Heffron explains how the lessons he learnt growing up in Oldham are serving him well in the ring

SHARPSHOOTER Josh Leather is aiming for the stars, but first he means to establish himself as the North East's top super lightweight

THE POINT OF NO RETURN Before his fourth world title challenge, George Groves' career was on the line. Now a champ, he's setting new goals

THRILLER-CHILLER Fans want to see big punching and drama in a heavyweight fight. AJ should deliver against challenger Kubrat Pulev

BIG FIGHT SPOTLIGHT­ Canelo vs Golovkin: great fight tarnished by an inexplicable scorecard

CUTTING EDGE Smith vs Williams had an unsatisfactory ending. Smith says he'll leave no doubt who's the better fighter in the rematch

OBITUARY Sugar Ramos: a great champion whose career was touched by tragedy

BRITISH BEAT Success against Dennis Ceylan offers Josh Warrington the prospect of a stadium fight in front of 40,000 home fans at Leeds United

WORLD IN ACTION Terence Crawford, Miguel Cotto, Badou Jack, Jake Ball, Antonio Margarito, Daniel Roman, Oleksandr Usyk, Naoya Inoue

REVIEW The Stakes Were High: The Extraordinary Life of John Gully By Keith Baker

BRITISH AND WORLD RATINGS