September 2018 - Volume 30 number 5

alvarez vs kovalev

chantelle cameron

kerman lejarraga

martin bakole

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL Season Two of WBSS offers an array of talent in the super lightweight and bantam divisions 5. Preacher´s Corner George Groves´ return after his shoulder injury reminds me of Carl Thompson´s agony and comeback

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Ex-champ Michael Nunn faces his hardest fight with his release from jail imminent

BIG DADDY BUNCE How Twitter dumbs down the great boxing debates that were once conducted face to face

NO TIME FOR TREPIDATION Why Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin must put themselves at risk to make their rematch memorable

COMING TO AIRDRIE Rising Congolese heavyweight Martin Bakole´s story mirrors a famous movie script

A BRIGHT NEW DAY Buster Douglas, the underdog who stunned Mike Tyson, is in a good place these days

STAGE TWO, STEP ONE Anthony Joshua eyes legacy as he faces Alexander Povetkin in the first of two mega Wembley events Eleider Alvarez shocked Sergey Kovalev in our World Fight of the Month: page 55

THE FROCH CONNECTION Carl Froch will be a keen observer when George Groves and Callum Smith contest the WBSS super middle final

WAITING GAME Callum Smith aims to make the most of his world title chance after a series of hold-ups

ALMOST TOO CLOSE TO CALL It´s George Groves´ big-fight seasoning pitted against Callum Smith´s potential

WHAM BAM CAM Northampton´s exciting Chantelle Cameron just loves fighting - even if she´s getting hit

ROCKY MOMENT How Rocky Fielding put hard times behind him to shock unbeaten champ Tyrone Zeuge in Germany

BILBAO BOMBER Kerman Lejarraga is a big-hitting aggressor in the ring but respects all opponents, past and future

REACHING FOR THE STARS Lawrence Okolie is making fast progress as a cruiserweight but says heavyweight is where his destiny lies

MASTER AT WORK Oleksandr Usyk put on a masterclass to dominate Murat Gassiev and win the WBSS cruiserweight final

BRITISH BEAT Steve Goodwin manages fighters at all levels while mentoring new promoters

WORLD IN ACTION Fielding, Pacquiao, Chisora, Munguia, Whyte, Garcia, Berto, Alvarez and more

REVIEW Unbeaten: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Rocky Marciano by Mike Stanton

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