Frontline diary: Smith repels spirited stand-in

Paul Zanon
26/02/2018 9:28pm

Paul Zanon reports from freezing cold Nuremberg as Callum Smith books his place in the WBSS super-middleweight final after beating spirited stand-in Nieky Holzken...

Frontline diary: Class tells in Manchester

Chris Williamson
23/02/2018 9:20am

Even from the lower tier of the Manchester Arena, as opposed to ringside, it was clear to Chris Williamson that George Groves had outclassed Chris Eubank Jr in their WBSS clash on Saturday night. Mind you not everyone saw it that way...

Frontline diary: The dream is real

Chris Williamson
01/02/2018 2:45pm


Boxing Monthly's Chris Williamson was ringside in Riga, Latvia for the WBSS clash between Oleksandr Usyk and Mairis Briedis. Here he reflects on an occasion which did both boxers, the sport, the WBSS and the host nation proud... 

Frontline diary: Benn thriller overshadows Taylor showcase

Chris Williamson
19/12/2017 11:08am

Chris Williamson was ringside at York Hall last Wednesday as Katie Taylor topped the bill, Olympian Joe Cordina won again and the drama of a six-round thriller involving Conor Benn stole the headlines...

Frontline diary: Meltdown expected

Chris Williamson
13/12/2017 10:40am

Chris Williamson reports from ringside on a memorable Saturday night at the Copper Box arena as James DeGale falls to a shock defeat, while Lee Selby, Anthony Yarde and Daniel Dubois all triumph - photos by Natalie Mayhew...

Frontline diary: Typhoon leaves elite unshaken

Chris Williamson
26/10/2017 12:59pm

Chris Williamson was ringside in Tokyo last weekend as three Japanese world champions triumphed, the country went to the polls and all the while a typhoon approached...

Frontline Diary: A fight city

Andrew Harrison
26/10/2017 1:07am


Andrew Harrison with his ringside reflections from Belfast and the Burnett vs Zhakiyanov card, as he sees a Frenchman ejected from ringside, water spilt on the canvas and a wonderful range of boxing-related murals...

Frontline diary: Something special

Paul Zanon
15/10/2017 9:52pm


Paul Zanon with his ringside report from Saturday night's 13-fight card at Wembley Arena, topped by George Groves' impressive World Boxing Super Series stoppage of Jamie Cox...

Frontline diary: The takeover

Chris Williamson
12/10/2017 9:15am


Chris Eubank Jr declared he is ready to "take over" the World Boxing Super Series after his impressive destruction of Avni Yildirim on Saturday night. Chris Williamson was ringside in Stuttgart and brings us his analysis and reflections...