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Opinions vary on who won the rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin but, GRAHAM HOUSTON says, it was the younger man who made a vital tactical adjustment in a contest that could have gone either way
charlie edwards
Defeat against John Riel Casimero behind him, former prodigy Charlie Edwards tells ANDREW HARRISON he doesn’t plan to miss a beat in his renewed world title quest
Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor sees competing in the WBSS as the logical next step in a fast-tracked career and, as PAUL ZANON discovers, the Tartan Tornado feels he can sweep away whoever stands in his path
Shawn Porter’s victory over Danny Garcia is reported in October’s World in Action

October 2018

THE FIRST BELL Wanheng's 51-0 record takes him past Floyd Mayweather but doesn't make him better

PREACHER'S CORNER How the mental side plays a big part in boxing - before and during fights

VIEW FROM NEW YORK A few reasons why Amir Khan, once described as another Sugar Ray Leonard, falls short of being a great fighter

BIG DADDY BUNCE The story of Kristian Laight, one of boxing's savviest survivors, who has retired after his 300th fight

BIG BOYS' BRONZE AGE Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua might not be spearheading a golden age but their rivalry is the nearest thing to it

BIG MAN, BIG DIFFERENCE Joe Joyce was good at most sports and even earned an art degree before turning his full attention to boxing

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE Charlie Edwards plans another assault on the world flyweight title two years after his harsh lesson against John Riel Casimero

ODYSSEY AROUND BOXING British stalwart Stefy Bull has done it all as a fighter, trainer, manager and promoter, and still loves the game

OVER THE TOP Demetrius Andrade's deal with Matchroom makes him a player in the streaming revolution, starting with his challenge to Billy Joe Saunders

NO TEA PARTY IN BOSTON Billy Joe Saunders will have to operate at 100 per cent to retain his title against former light-middle champ Demetrius Andrade

GREAT FIGHT, FAIR DECISION Opinions varied but Canelo Alvarez made a vital tactical adjustment to edge Gennady Golovkin in their rematch

SECRET NO LONGER Robbie Davies Jr, son of a 1970s Liverpool fight favourite, has finally got the TV platform to advance his career

TIMED TO PERFECTION Josh Taylor says entering the WBSS was the logical next step in his fast-moving career -- and he plans to win it

THE BEST VERSUS THE BEST A special report on the WBSS, how it evolved and what's ahead as Season 2 approaches

CRUISERS TAKE 2 The decision to hold a second WBSS tournament in the 200lbs division makes perfect sense, says promoter Kalle Sauerland

WARRIOR INSTINCT Ireland's Jono Carroll has a beard like a character out of the movie 300 and prides himself on also having the Spartan fighting spirit

BRITISH BEAT Former footballer Stacey Copeland is now a fighter, both in the ring and in championing the cause of women's boxing

WORLD IN ACTION Frampton, Fury, Ioka, Khan, Pedraza, Porter, Rosales, Welborn and more

REVIEW After The Bell: The Gerald McClellan Story by Wayne Lettice Lennon

RATINGS British and world fighters ranked

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