Ward "blessed and honoured" as he tops BM P4P poll

Boxing Monthly
30/06/2017 1:40pm

Former super middleweight and current light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward has said he is "blessed and honoured" to be recognised by Boxing Monthly online as the top pound-for-pound boxer in the world.

The gloves are off! The P4P hunt goes bareknuckle

Gary Lucken
26/06/2017 9:15am

Gary Lucken continues Boxing Monthly online's tenacious hunt for the earliest use of the phrase "pound for pound" within boxing writing - and reaches the bareknuckle era...

Gonzalez hails 'great honour' as he tops BM online P4P poll again

Boxing Monthly
30/12/2016 9:56am

After an extensive survey of the Boxing Monthly online team the latest ‘pound for pound’ results are in, with Roman Gonzalez maintaining his status as P4P king. The Nicaraguan sent a tweet of thanks to Boxing Monthly online after learning of the results.

Complete coverage: Kovalev vs Ward

Boxing Monthly
18/11/2016 2:51pm

On Saturday 19 November, unbeaten light heavyweights Sergey 'Krusher' Kovalev and Andre 'S.O.G.' Ward do battle in the year's most eagerly anticipated pugilistic match-up. Boxing Monthly brings you full coverage of the boxing event of the year, in both our magazine and online.

Fitzsimmons: the original pound for pound king?

Luke G. Williams
21/10/2016 7:50am

New research suggests that the phrase 'pound for pound' within a boxing context may have been coined as a tribute to none other than Cornish-born three-weight world champion and fistic legend Bob Fitzsimmons.


Gonzalez tops BM online P4P poll

Boxing Monthly
05/09/2016 6:28am


After an extensive survey of the Boxing Monthly online team the ‘pound for pound’ results are in. Our writers were asked to provide their current P4P top ten, with boxers awarded ten points every time they were placed first, nine points every time they ranked second and so on, down to one point for tenth place. The results are as follows, with Roman Gonzalez crowned our first ever P4P king ...

A short history of P4P

Luke G. Williams
04/09/2016 7:39am

As the Boxing Monthly online team prepare to announce our ‘Pound for Pound’ top ten, Luke G. Williams traces the history of the term and finds that the idea the phrase was coined during the era of Sugar Ray Robinson is a myth …

Coming soon

Boxing Monthly
05/08/2016 5:34am

Coming soon to boxingmonthly.com will be our very own pound for pound top 10 as picked by BM's online team.

Stay tuned!