Back Issues - Volume 28

April 2017

Ali Holmes

The last hurrah

Why do they do it? Ron Borges ponders the question of why so many great fighters continue well past their prime
Lou Duva

Lou Duva tribute

The fight-game legend who started at the grassroots level and built a boxing dynasty has sadly died

Enter Hughie

With Tyson Fury currently sidelined, his heavyweight cousin steps into the breach to fight WBO champion Joseph Parker

Viking Raid

Thai Eaktawan BTU Ruaviking is setting out to plunder the IBF flyweight title from Donnie Nietes on the Filipino’s home ground

March 2017

Golovkin vs Jacobs

Risky business

As usual, Gennady Golovkin goes into his next fight as the firm favourite, but in Daniel Jacobs he faces a genuine threat from the second-ranked middleweight in what could be the toughest fight of his career.
Idongo celebrates

Namibian Glove affair

Former pro Nestor Tobias’ fighter, Julius Indongo, takes on Ricky Burns in an April unification fight
Jack Arnfield

Best of Frenemies

Jack Arnfield’s close friendship with Brian Rose is on hold until after their fight

February 2017

Conlan vs Nelson


The epic battle between Jamie Conlan and Anthony Nelson took the number one spot as the domestic fight of 2016. Boxing Monthly’s best fights and fighters from Britain and around the world are announced
Coldwell Bellew


Dave Coldwell achieved his ambition in taking Tony Bellew to a world title, but he still has a long to-do list
Woods vs Johnson


Despite achieving world championship glory, Clinton Woods admits it was years before he took his boxing seriously
Michael Conlan


Michael Conlan has set the bar high for his pro career - he hopes to become Ireland’s greatest fighter

January 2017

Josh Taylor and Barry McGuigan

On the way up

Josh Taylor is one of our picks to make a big breakthrough in 2017 (pages 8-12) while his promoter Barry McGuigan discusses the state of boxing as part of a panel of insiders (pages 14-19)
Kovalev hits Ward

Big fight spotlight

One questionably scored round in the Ward vs Kovalev fight played a crucial part in the controversial decision
Ali Frazer Manilla

My 12 most memorable

Veteran boxing scribe Colin Hart relives a dramatic dozen fights
Liam Walsh

British Beat

Liam Walsh isn’t one for sounding off, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t disappointed at his world title bid being delayed

December 2016


New Beginning

Richard Riakporhe turned his back on south London street life when he found boxing. Now he’s a cruiserweight prospect who has even been likened to Deontay Wilder.
pacquiao celebration

Big Fight Spotlight

Manny Pacquiao’s dominant win over Jessie Vargas opens up the possibility of a Mayweather rematch

Dedicated to Dad

Double Commonwealth champion Callum Johnson feels he owes it to his late father Paul’s memory to keep moving forward and win more titles
thompson vs rocchigiani

No Surrender

Former cruiserweight champ Carl Thompson never knew when he was beaten

November 2016


You couldn’t make it up

Fighters like Jake LaMotta (Raging Bull) have long been the subject of movies. We take a look at some fighters whose larger-than-life stories would make good subjects for a boxing film
Vinny Paz Contents

Sympathy for the devil

Vinny Paz’s story has been turned into a movie. The ‘Pazmanian Devil’ says the scriptwriters had to tone down parts of it to make it seem more believable
Jim Jeffries Jack Johnson

Upsets that weren’t

In times past a well-informed gambler could have made a killing on some of history’s biggest fights
Nathan Cleverly

Big Fight Spotlight

Nathan Cleverly, Anthony Crolla and Liam Smith had mixed fortunes but all three gave it everything they had

October 2016

vargas hits bradley

Looking for an upset

Jessie Vargas rocked Timothy Bradley in the last round but ran out of time. Now he’s looking to ruin Manny Pacquiao’s return, while Pacquiao is targeting a ‘redemption’ rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
ahmet patterson wins vs ryan aston


Ahmet Patterson says he has the right mix of power, skill and unpredictability to take Liam Williams’ 154lbs British title


The ill-fated Corrie Sanders was never in love with boxing, but he was a natural talent who shocked Wladimir Klitschko


Anthony Ogogo persevered when injuries threatened to curtail his career. Now he’s eager to make up for lost time

September 2016



Nathan Cleverly says the passion for boxing still burns within him and that setbacks have made him stronger - and he sees his long-delayed fight with Jürgen Brähmer as a date with destiny
Liam Smith


Liam Smith is unfazed by either the occasion or his superstar opponent as he heads into his bout with Canelo Alvarez
ovill mckenzie


Ovill ‘The Upsetter’ McKenzie gets the biggest fight of his life against Marco Huck and he says he’ll leave it all in the ring


Carl Frampton didn't just defeat Leo Santa Cruz, he surpassed expectations with a show of great poise and power

August 2016

The August 2016 Boxing Monthly includes our 18-page Rio 2016 Olympic preview. In this issue we also have feature interviews with Anthony Fowler, Felix Verdejo, Luis Ortiz, Zolani Tete, Dave Allen and Sean Dodd, and much more. On sale now in stores, by subscription or via app on iTunes or Android.

July 2016

The July 2016 Boxing Monthly includes our 19-page tribute to 'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali, including a debut column from Michael Marley. In this issue we also have feature interviews with Anthony Crolla, Luke Blackledge, Tony Bellew, Stuart Hall, Josh Taylor and Frank Buglioni. Graham Houston casts the big fight spotlight on world title wins for Tony Bellew and Ricky Burns, and much more. On sale now in stores, by subscription or via app on iTunes or Android.

June 2016

The June 2016 Boxing Monthly includes a 16-page preview of the Tyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko rematch featuring interviews with Klitschko, Peter Fury and an Experts Rethink where we revisit the experts who narrowly predicted a Klitschko win in the first fight, to see what they think now, in a new poll. This issue also has feature interviews with Martin Murray, Callum Smith and Errol Spence Jr. Ron Borges looks at whether Gennady Golovkin should make some concessions to clinch a mega-fight with Canelo Alvarez, Graham Houston previews Anthony Joshua's next world title defence and much, much more.  On sale now in stores, by subscription or via app on iTunes or Android.

May 2016

The May 2016 Boxing Monthly includes feature interviews with Dominic Breazeale, Joseph Parker, Orlando Salido, Lucas Browne, Sergey Kovalev, Hosea Burton, Jim McDonnell, Jack Catterall and Colin Hart, casts the big fight spotlight on Anthony Joshua's IBF title win, previews Deontay Wilder vs Alexander Povetkin and much, much more. On sale now in stores, by subscription or via app on iTunes or Android.