July 2019 - Volume 31 number 3

caroline dubois

Daniel Dubois' little sister is only 18 but she's aiming to transfer her prodigious talent at junior level to the Olympic stage at Tokyo 2020
derrick ozaze

Derrick Osaze, a middleweight who doubles as a minister at his local church, always had faith in his ability to win Ultimate Boxxer, and it paid off
brad foster

Former kickboxer Brad Foster had no amateur experience but now he's British and Commonwealth super bantamweight champion at 21
coyle vs algieri

ommy Coyle showed courage in spades in his fight with Chris Algieri at MSG. Read about it in this month's World In Action

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin III is needed, if only so we can add their names to the middleweight division’s long list of trilogies and beyond

PREACHER’S CORNER Anthony Joshua’s shocking collapse in New York leaves him with serious questions to answer for the first time in his career

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Boxing needs to do away with the return-bout clauses that in effect put golden handcuffs on fighters such as Andy Ruiz

BIG DADDY BUNCE Tommy Coyle’s heartfelt plea to keep on fighting against Chris Algieri is the latest of many hidden gems lost on undercards

THE EXIT AWAITS Manny Pacquiao is still fighting at the elite level, but he’s 40 years old and Keith Thurman promises to end the legend’s career in conclusive fashion

NO FUSS, NO NONSENSE To the all-business Terence Crawford, it’s not bragging but simply self-evident that he’s the world’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter

SWEET CAROLINE Daniel Dubois’ little sister is only 18 but she’s aiming to transfer her prodigious talent at junior level to the Olympic stage at Tokyo 2020

PREACHER WITH A PUNCH Derrick Osaze, a middleweight who doubles as a minister at his local church, always had faith in his ability to win Ultimate Boxxer, and it paid off

UNFASHIONABLE BUT UNDAUNTED Chris Jenkins has stayed under the radar even after becoming British champ, but he puts performances in the ring above attempts at self promotion

FIVE YEARS ON Mauricio Sulaiman, who succeeded his father Jose as WBC president, explains how he aims to improve boxing while building on the family legacy

JUGGERNAUT KEEPS ROLLING ON Heavyweight contender Joe Joyce ignores social media sniping as he prepares for the next step in his fast-track journey to a world title shot

COLOSSUS CRUMBLES Anthony Joshua needs total focus on the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch if he is to reclaim his place atop the heavyweight division

TOO SOON? NOT REALLY Rising heavyweights Daniel Dubois and Nathan Gorman are meeting at an early stage in their careers, but it makes sense to do so. Plus: Joyce-Jennings, Allen-Price and Whyte-Rivas previews

UPSET MINDED Oscar Rivas knows he’s in tough against Dillian Whyte but aims to pull off his second heavyweight surprise in succession

RAPID RISE Ex-kickboxer Brad Foster has his feet on the ground despite charging to the British and Commonwealth super bantam titles at 21 with no amateur experience behind him

BRITISH BEAT Nathan Gorman used to argue with Daniel Dubois over the TV remote but now he’s looking forward to turning his rival over in the ring

WORLD IN ACTION Algieri, Golovkin, Inoue, Josh Taylor, Katie Taylor, Saunders, Smith, Xu Can and more

RATINGS British and world fighters ranked

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REVIEW Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing, by Jerry Izenberg