Back Issues - Volume 27

April 2016

April 2016's Boxing Monthly features a special 18-page preview on the Canelo vs Khan super-fight including an interview with the Bolton man and the thoughts of three fighters who have shared the ring with the Mexican powerhouse. We also talk to Gennady Golovkin, George Groves, Joe Gallagher, John Murray, Jack Culcay and Brian Rose along with the usual expert columns, UK and British ratings, latest fight action from around the world and much, much more. Available now in stores, by subscription and via app on iTunes and Android.

March 2016

The March 2016 Boxing Monthly focuses on a rejuvenated heavyweight division. We meet WBO and WBA Super champion Tyson Fury, WBC title holder Deontay Wilder and new IBF ruler 'Prince' Charles Martin, analysing his intriguing first defence against British heavyweight hope Anthony Joshua. BM also talks to a resurgent David Haye who still has a part to play in the heavyweight reshuffle. It also features IBF 126lbs champion Lee Selby and his gifted brother Andrew Selby and visits Thailand's KiatKreerin Gym, home of wily IBF flyweight king Amnat Ruenroeng. The latest issue also includes interviews with British featherweight champ Ryan Walsh, lightweight contender Adrian Gonzalez and much, much more.

February 2016

In the February 2016 issue of Boxing Monthly, we preview the titanic showdown between rival world champions Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg with an eight page special including interviews with both fighters. We also talk to Welsh boxing legend Joe Calzaghe about his life, movie and the current fight scene and meet trainer Peter Fury who masterminded nephew Tyson’s upset win over Wladimir Klitschko. The edition also features Mexican star-in-the-making Gilberto Ramirez, British bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett and European 118lbs king Ryan Farrag, middleweight contender Tommy Langford, British 140lbs champ Tyrone Nurse, fighter with a conscience Jose Ramirez and much, much more. Available in stores now and via app on iTunes and Android.

January 2016

In the January 2016 edition of Boxing Monthly, we pick the best fights and fighters of the past year from the world and thriving UK scene and cast the spotlight on an inspired performance in Germany by newly crowned heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. We also talk to the other heavyweight title claimant, WBC champion Deontay Wilder, who remains unimpressed by Fury and vows to unify the division. Errol Spence Jr is many experts' pick as the next dominant force in world boxing and the laid-back Texan tells BM he is looking beyond a world title to a lasting legacy. 'The Pride of Ancoats' WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan takes us back to his roots while Ghana's Commonwealth 135lbs king Richard Commey is aiming to emulate his great countryman Azumah Nelson. BM also meets light-heavyweight dangerman Andrzej Fonfara and master trainer Abel Sanchez while Editor Graham Houston remembers the late, great Bob Foster. Meanwhile, Steve Lillis is joined by Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren to examine what the New Year might bring fight fans plus the usual columns, reports, ratings and much more.

December 2015

In December's Boxing Monthly, we feature middleweight hope Chris Eubank Jr, rising P4P star Terence Crawford, the forgotten greatness of Roy Jones Jr, IBF 130lbs No.1 contender Stephen Smith, respected Welsh trainer Gary Lockett, all-action welterweight Shawn Porter, promoter Lou DiBella, incarcerated heavyweight Clifford Etienne, Welsh boxing legend Johnny Owen and Commonwealth super-bantamweight champion Bobby Jenkinson as well as the usual columns, reports, ratings and much more.

November 2015

Our November 2015 issue features Editor Graham Houston’s preview of the Las Vegas super-fight between WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez. As the 25th anniversary of their epic first battle approaches, we talk to British boxing icons Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank about that breathless night of bombs and bravado in Birmingham. BM also meets unbeaten heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte who conquered rising star Anthony Joshua in the amateurs and is aiming to repeat the trick in the pros on 12 December. We look at the PBC phenomenon threatening to revolutionise boxing and talk to bantamweight champ Lee Haskins, unbeaten heavy Hughie Fury, Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh and Leeds featherweight star Josh Warrington plus the usual columns, reports, ratings and much, much more. Available in stores, subscription or via app on iTunes and Android.

October 2015

Our October 2015 issue features a 20 page pull-out preview of the heavyweight title fight pitting long-time champion Wladimir Klitschko against outspoken No.1 contender Tyson Fury. We talk to both men and analyse in-depth the current heavyweight picture. The new edition also looks at the vibrant Japanese boxing scene and highlights the seasoned world champs and hot prospects causing a stir in the 'Land Of The Rising Sun'. Cruiserweight contender Tony Bellew talks about his role in the new Creed movie while we meet boxing's forgotten TV stars from the 2000s and discover where they are now. We also look at the explosive middleweight unification between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux while former champ Gavin Rees tells us about his retirement and new role as a pub landlord with a gym attached. Former 140lbs king Danny Garcia talks about his move up in weight to boxing's talent deep welterweight division and we catch up with the under-rated Lenny Daws as he bids for the European title plus the usual columns, reports, ratings and much more.

 

August 2015

Our August 2015 issue features an in-depth interview with two-weight world champion and cover star Amir Khan who reflects on the decisions he has made as a boxer and a man. The Times’ Ron Lewis looks back at the incredible career of the recently retired Carl Froch who took on all-comers and left the game at the top. We talk to criminally underrated WBA bantamweight title-holder Jamie McDonnell as he looks ahead to a rematch with Tomoki Kameda and meet world-rated 154lber Liam Smith from the famous Liverpool fighting family. BM also features game-as-they-come Dave Ryan who has shown that glory is possible from the away corner and rising middleweight star Jason Quigley who has swapped the home comforts of Ireland for life in L.A. with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions. British lightweight champion Scott Cardle charts his rise up the 135lbs rankings and we also meet celebrated cutman Mick Williamson, respected trainer/manager Chris Sanigar and world title challenger turned gym owner Ryan Rhodes plus the usual columns, reports, ratings and much more.

July 2015

Our July 2015 issue features in-depth interviews with Britain's new world champions James DeGale and Lee Selby who won IBF titles with noteworthy performances in late May. We also talk to Hall of Fame referee Steve Smoger who describes the right and wrong time to stop a fight. Welterweight contender Bradley Skeete pays tribute to the late Dean Powell and explains his new found power at 147lbs. We reflect on the flawed and wasted potential of Tony Ayala Jr while Editor Graham Houston recalls the moments in history where boxers fought with concealed injuries. British and Commonwealth light-heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe recalls his path from doorman to dangerman and we talk to Terry Flanagan ahead of his WBO 135lbs title shot against Jose Zepeda. There are extended previews of the 'Rumble On The Humber' featuring crosstown rivals Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle and the 'High Stakes' promotion with WBA title fights involving Scott Quigg and Anthony Crolla (we talk to both men). We also look at Carl Frampton's new direction with Al Haymon and meet British title challenger Glenn Foot plus the usual columns, reports, ratings and much more.

June 2015

In our June 2015 issue, BM’s team of experts hold their inquest on the ‘Fight for Eternity’. We also talk to WBA 122lbs champion Scott Quigg, who left school at 13 to successfully gamble everything on sporting success, as well as rising 140lbs star Jack Catterall who recently sparred Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez on a successful sojourn in America. The heavy-handed David Price is back in the title mix and tells us he is ready for career-defining fights while former three-division world champion Iran ‘The Blade’ Barkley reflects on his remarkable career and living on the New York subway. We also pay tribute to the former world middleweight champ Gene Fullmer who passed in April and talk to 168lbs contender Rocky Fielding and light-heavyweight hope Callum Johnson and much more.

May 2015

Our May 2015 issue showcases an incredible month for British Boxing with three world title fights at the O2 Arena including Kell Brook vs Frankie Gavin, Jorge Linares vs Kevin Mitchell and Evgeny Gradovich vs Lee Selby and James DeGale’s vacant IBF 168lbs title clash with Andre Dirrell in Boston. We talk to superstar-in-the-making Luke Campbell who has some strong words for crosstown rival Tommy Coyle and meet three-weight world champion and pound-for-pound phenomenon Roman Gonzalez. Ron Borges ponders Mike Tyson’s legacy while there are also features on world-rated flyweight Kevin Satchell, Commonwealth bantamweight champ Ross Burkinshaw, Prizefighter winner Tom Doran, boxing pioneer Bill Richmond, the Haitians making moves in Quebec, the vibrant German super-middleweight scene and much more.