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Spinks vs Holmes
Spinks jinx
Olympic middleweight gold medallist and the first light-heavyweight champ to win the heavyweight title, twice beating Larry Holmes, Michael Spinks is part of a 22-page heavyweight special.
Doyle
The great ‘if only’
With a little more dedication Jack Doyle could have been a heavyweight contender, but the Gorgeous Gael preferred a playboy lifestyle
Kalle Sauerland Mikkel Kessler
Hunger Game
Mikkel Kessler has announced a surprise comeback. He says he doesn’t need the money, he’s just hungry for more ring success — especially against old foe Carl Froch
Paddy Barnes Zou Shiming
British Beat
Paddy Barnes is a guy who likes to have fun, but the Belfast flyweight is deadly serious about a world title challenge against old amateur rival Zou Shiming

June 2017

THE FIRST BELL Day-before weigh-ins haven't worked the way that was intended

PREACHER'S CORNER Ryan Burnett has what it takes to hit the heights

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Some tips to speed Anthony Joshua's march to becoming a billionaire

BIG DADDY BUNCE Photos on a gym wall bring back fond memories

MAGIC ONE Canelo Alvarez stood out as being special from early in his career. His easy night against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr was a prelude to the fight everyone wants to see -- against GGG

THEY'LL BE BACK Tyson and Hughie Fury have had setbacks but trainer Peter Fury is optimistic that better days are to come

NOT DONE YET Tony Bellew's upset win over David Haye wasn't a one-off. He wants to be a world heavyweight champion and has Deontay Wilder in his sights

THE GREAT 'IF ONLY' With a little more dedication Jack Doyle could have been a heavyweight contender, but the Gorgeous Gael preferred a playboy lifestyle

MAESTRO MICHAEL Q&A with the under-appreciated Michael Spinks

BIG FIGHT SPOTLIGHT Graham Houston casts an analytical eye over a heavyweight title fight for the ages: Joshua vs Klitschko

HUNGER GAME Mikkel Kessler has announced a surprise comeback. He says he doesn't need the money, he's just hungry for more ring success -- especially against old foe Carl Froch

PHILOSOPHY OF FIGHTING BM caught the big-hitting WBA and WBC welterweight champion Keith Thurman in reflective mood

AUSSIE RULES From bullied schoolkid to contender, Jeff Horn has captured Australian hearts. He aims to shock Manny Pacquiao in a megafight Down Under

BRITISH BEAT Paddy Barnes is a guy who likes to have fun, but the Belfast flyweight is deadly serious about a world title challenge against old amateur rival Zou Shiming

WORLD IN ACTION Julius Indongo, Shawn Porter, Oscar Valdez, Marlon Tapales, Darryll Williams, Avtandil Khurtsidze, Martin Murray, Scott Quigg, Luke Campbell, Joseph Parker

REVIEW Ali's last fight was in the Bahamas, but it was no holiday. Drama in the Bahamas: Muhammad Ali's last fight. By Dave Hannigan

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