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james jazza dickens

James "Jazza" Dickens stayed strong through setbacks and is now in the Golden Contract featherweight final
micky ward

Warrior Micky Ward opens up about his all-action career, including the three legendary battles with Arturo Gatti
robert helenius

Quiet man Robert Helenius made a big noise with his KO of Adam Kownacki and now wants a crack at Anthony Joshua

May 2020

THE FIRST BELL Why studio-type shows might offer boxing a route back once the lockdown lifts

PREACHER’S CORNER Bob Foster’s unique style and power put him up there with the greats

VIEW FROM NEW YORK The freakish size of today’s big men underlines the need for a super heavyweight division

BIG DADDY BUNCE Our man remembers 2000, an eventful year in the ring and one that marked his debut appearance in BM

MILESTONES IN RING HISTORY We pick 15 fights that made a lasting impact, from Corbett- Sullivan to Mayweather- Pacquiao

GIVE HIM THE SIMPLE LIFE Robert Helenius prefers peace and quiet but announced himself with his upset KO of Adam Kownacki

THE ART OF WAR Richard T. Slone was wanted as a fighter but ended up winning worldwide acclaim as a boxing artist

COVERING ITALY’S GOLDEN ERA Award-winning boxing writer Dario Torromeo looks back at the highlights of his 40 years in the sport

POINT PROVEN Mikey Garcia restated his credentials with victory over Jessie Vargas and now wants another big fight

OBITUARIES Tributes to Roger Mayweather and Hedgemon Lewis.

IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR The story of fighting families through the ages reveals mixed fortunes for fathers, sons and siblings

KEEPING THE FAITH James “Jazza” Dickens never lost heart despite setbacks and is now in the Golden Contract 126lbs final

FIGHTER TO THE CORE Micky Ward reflects on a blood-and-guts career highlighted by the epic trilogy with Arturo Gatti

CONTINUING A LEGACY “SugarHill” Steward recalls the early days under uncle Emanuel and how Tyson Fury surprised him

BRITISH BEAT Promoters explain why the Covid-19 pandemic could deal a mortal blow to small hall shows in Britain

RATINGS British and world fighters ranked

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