Back Issues - Volume 31

April 2020

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Tyson Fury

stunned everyone but himself in dismantling Deontay Wilder. We analyse his victory and what it means
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Daniel Dubois

opens up on the single-minded focus he believes will carry him to the world heavyweight title
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Davey Oliver Joyce

moved down in weight and is enjoying a new lease of life after his victory over Lee Haskins

March 2020

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

February 2020

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Hosea Burton

Hosea Burton's career was stagnating before he joined MTK Global's Golden Contract tournament, but now the only way is up
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Khalid Yafai

Undefeated with five world title defences, Khalid Yafai now wants superfights and gets one when he meets Chocolatito Gonzalez
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Teofimo Lopez

Exciting new lightweight champ Teofimo Lopez promises to knock Vasiliy Lomachenko off his pound-for-pound perch if they meet

January 2020

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Anthony Joshua fought safe and smart to regain his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia
dennis mccann


Who will come through in 2020? We profile 30 rising stars who could make the headlines in the coming year
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Hard work and humility are driving French world title hope Souleymane Cissokho to the top. We meet him

December 2019

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Josh Taylor showed true fighting qualities to beat Regis Prograis and win the WBSS super lightweight final — report plus in-depth Taylor interview
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Terri Harper twice gave up boxing but turned pro and ended up fighting on the same bill as her idol Katie Taylor
italian overview


Spotlight on Italian boxing, which is enjoying a resurgence under the combined direction of Matchroom, OPI Since 82 and DAZN

November 2019

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Oleksandr Usyk is off and running in the heavyweight division but much bigger tests lay ahead
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Erik Skoglund’s career was ended by a serious brain injury but now he’s recovered and feeling positive
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Five-page poll on Joshua-Ruiz rematch shows the trade split over the outcome in Saudi Arabia

October 2019

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Who's the greatest heavyweight hitter of all time? Read our in-depth eight-page study, including stats, and decide for yourself
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Exciting British bantam champ Kash Farooq says he welcomes pressure ahead of his all-Scottish showdown with Lee McGregor
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Regis Prograis has two sides to his personality but it's the "monster" in him that Josh Taylor will face in the WBSS 140lbs final
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Ukrainian magician Vasiliy Lomachenko returned to London and produced another box of tricks against brave Brit Luke Campbell

September 2019

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Lennox Lewis reflects on his time as heavyweight champion and advises how Anthony Joshua can regain his titles
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Bantam hope Lee McGregor says he’s ready to take risks to deliver on a promise he made to his dying grandfather
andrew cancio

Andrew Cancio balances boxing with a full-time job but a strict routine sees him succeed at both

August 2019

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Luke Campbell

is in deep against Vasiliy Lomachenko but says it's his destiny to dethrone the pound-for-pound master
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Shannon Courtenay

has already transformed her life through boxing and continues to fight adversity as a fledgling pro
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Gabriel Flores

has been through a lot for a 19-year-old but local pride and the memory of his late mother are driving him on
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Daniel Dubois

came of age in winning the much-hyped clash of British heavyweight prospects against Nathan Gorman

July 2019

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

June 2019

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London taxi driver Charlie Hoy tells how a move to Miami reignited his ring ambitions
scott fitzgerald

Scott Fitzgerald was weighed down by negative thoughts but a best-selling book helped change him as a man and improve him as a fighter
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Adam ‘Babyface’ Kownacki provides action from the first bell and his punch-output belies a pudgy physique

May 2019

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Ireland’s female boxing star Katie Taylor is on the verge of some very big things, starting with a four-belt unification fight against Delfine Persoon
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Kid Galahad tells why he believes it is written that he will defeat Josh Warrington to become IBF featherweight champion
andrew moloney

Australian Andrew Moloney is in line to challenge super flyweight champ Kal Yafai after winning an elimination bout in Chile, and says it’s a fight he has wanted for a long time
WIA farmer vs carroll

American Tevin Farmer showed slickness and punch accuracy to defeat Jono Carroll in their IBF junior lightweight title fight in Philadelphia. Read about it in May's World In Action