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November 2017
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OUT OF AFRICA
Olympic bronze medallist Joshua Buatsi explains how belief in God, family, hard work and education bolster his life as a boxer
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CALLING TIME
Some big names and some lesser ones retired in 2017, but fundamentally they were the same — fighters to the end
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DYNAMIC DUO
Asinia Byfield and Darryll Williams came into pro boxing from troubled backgrounds and with little experience. Now under the management of Mickey Helliet the late starters could be on their way to British titles
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BRONX BRUISER
Jake LaMotta fought his era’s best, including six fights with the fabulous Sugar Ray Robinson

November 2017

THE FIRST BELL Why winning the last round is all important in a tight contest

PREACHER'S CORNER A painting of Manchester's best boxers brings back cherished memories of fine fighters and great nights

VIEW FROM NEW YORK No angel in private life, Jake LaMotta was a true warrior who leaves us with legend and lore

BIG DADDY BUNCE Frozen out of unification fights, then falling victim to injury, Dmitry Pirog hopes to make an impact in politics

CALLING TIME Some big names and some lesser ones retired in 2017, but fundamentally they were the same -- fighters to the end

WONDER WOLFE Ann Wolfe's journey from destitution to boxing stardom and now acting is one of the most inspiring pugilistic narratives

REIGNITING THE FLAME With new trainer Jamie Moore, Carl Frampton is in love with boxing again and looking to do big things

OUT OF AFRICA Olympic bronze medallist Joshua Buatsi explains how belief in God, family, hard work and education bolster his life as a boxer

A BOXER REBUILT Paul Butler's rise was abruptly halted with the Zolani Tete KO defeat but now he's back on track, bigger and better

DYNAMIC DUO Asinia Byfield and Darryll Williams came into pro boxing from troubled backgrounds and with little experience. Now the late starters could be on their way to British titles

THE THIRD MAN Joseph Parker's sights are set on the other two champions, Wilder and Joshua

JUDGEMENT CALL­ The Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury decision sparked debate but the judges had a number of factors to consider

BRONX BRUISER Jake LaMotta fought his era's best, including six fights with the fabulous Sugar Ray Robinson

OBITUARY A British ring legend, 'Paddington Express' Terry Downes wore down his opponents with relentless aggression

BRITISH BEAT His footballer-to-champion 'impossible dream' was achieved, but Curtis Woodhouse is back in the ring simply because he loves boxing and everything about it

WORLD IN ACTION Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Gilberto Ramirez, Anthony Crolla, Yunier Dorticos, Paul Butler, Mairis Briedis, Andrew Selby, Rex Tso, Jorge Linares, Mohamed Mimoune, Chris Eubank Jr

REVIEW Max Baer: The Clown Prince of Boxing

BRITISH AND WORLD RATINGS