Frontline Diary: Buffalo Soldiers in Nicaragua

Chris Williamson
14/01/2017 11:44am

In some countries boxing struggles for mainstream coverage in newspapers and on television. Not in Nicaragua though, we discover as Chris Williamson reports from Managua, where he viewed a fight card and met local legend Rosendo Alvarez.

Frontline Diary: 'Question De Honor'

Chris Williamson
04/12/2016 6:33pm

Chris Williamson brings Boxing Monthly a fascinating Frontline Diary from Panama, including observations and insights on plastic surgery, the local boxing scene and the upcoming Luis Concepcion vs Khalid Yafai bout ...

Frontline Diary: 'Ye Buck Eejit'

Andrew Harrison
11/11/2016 10:18am

Andrew Harrison on all the goings-on in and out of the ring in Belfast as Paddy Barnes makes his pro debut, Jamie Conlan edges towards a world title eliminator and Carl Frampton proves a class act at ringside ...

Frontline Diary: Blue and Green should be seen

Chris Williamson
22/10/2016 7:45am

Chris Williamson on all the goings-on ringside as Tony Bellew wins and talks about his nerves and love for Everton. Meanwhile, Z-Cars, The Greatest Boxing Ringwalk Songs two-CD set and the Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill in Dallas are also the subject of discussion on a heady night in Liverpool.

Frontline Diary: Slings in Harrow

Chris Williamson
15/10/2016 8:41am

Chris Williamson reflects on all the goings-on at the Harrow Leisure centre as Liam Walsh headlines, a ring card girl calls in sick and Boxnation celebrates 300 live shows and five years in operation ...

Frontline Diary: 'Let's go, Richard, let's go!'

Luke G. Williams
09/10/2016 7:33am

In a Frontline Diary with a difference Luke G. Williams and Year 9 students Francis and Eroms report from ringside at York Hall, as nine pupils from Sacred Heart school in Camberwell experience live boxing for the first time.

Frontline Diary: When Rigondeaux came to Cardiff

Chris Williamson
25/07/2016 5:05am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Ox8PAJyIc

There's a long and proud history of Welshmen appreciating lighter weight boxers in their capital city. "Peerless" Jim Driscoll was the first ever British featherweight champion, claiming the inaugural title by stopping Jack Roberts in the seventh of a scheduled 15 rounds 110 years ago at the National Sporting Club in London. A Cardiff legend, Driscoll's name is immortalised in the International Boxing Hall of Fame and a statue was erected 20 years ago in the city centre, where Driscoll's likeness stands calm and proudly with his livelihood, his hands, linked behind his back and gently pressed against his boxing shorts.