March 2020 - Volume 31 number 11

shakan pitters

Shakan Pitters talks about the unusual route he took to his British title shot
lauren price

All-rounder Lauren Price chose boxing and is now favourite for Olympic gold
deion jumah

Deion Jumah is still ambitious despite tough times that included a heart scare

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL YouTuber fights are not for everyone but they’re becoming part of the modern boxing landscape

PREACHER’S CORNER It’s still early days but Daniel Dubois already looks like a heavyweight who can do everything

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Michael Nunn marks his first year of freedom after serving 16 years in jail for a minor drug offence

BIG DADDY BUNCE Great Britain’s line-up at the European Olympic qualifier in London this month could hardly be stronger

CRUISER COLLISION Mairis Briedis and Yuniel Dorticos meet in second attempt for both to win the WBSS title

NEW DECADE, NEW GOALS Liam Smith says he wants big fights and big money as he enters the final phase of his career

THE RIGHT CHOICE Ultimate Boxxer winner Shakan Pitters took an unusual route to his British title chance

HIT AND DON’T GET HIT Adam Booth explains the finer points of his coaching style as he gets to work in his new gym

SIMPLY SAVANNAH Savannah Marshall, formerly a shy type, now wants a return with superstar Claressa Shields

PROFESSOR OF PUGILISM The story of James Figg, once the undisputed champion of all fighting forms, boxing included

TARGET TOKYO Lauren Price was a talented all-rounder but chose boxing and is now eyeing Olympic gold

GENES OF STONE Patriotic Croatian Filip Hrgovic says he already has the beating of the heavyweight champs

LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP Deion Jumah is looking good after ups and downs that included a heart scare

LEARNING FROM HIS LOSSES Hard-hitting James Tennyson reveals how his defeats have helped him become a better fighter

THROWBACK All-action 140-pounder Cletus Seldin has the mindset of old-school fighters

BRITISH BEAT Recently retired fan favourite Anthony Crolla is now giving back to boxing as a trainer

WORLD IN ACTION Akhmadaliev, Andrade, Brook, Concepcion, Diaz, Harper, Rosario, Russell and more

RATINGS British and world fighters ranked

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REVIEW In Sunshine or in Shadow: How Boxing Brought Hope in the Troubles, by Donald McRae