Asser continues rich cinema / boxing tradition

James Oddy
21/04/2017 1:46pm

Boxing has played a major role in the life of screenwriter Jonathan Asser - writer of the highly regarded 2013 film Starred Up which was set in a British prison. Now the award-winning 53-year-old has penned an upcoming film entitled Pretty, which is centred around boxing. James Oddy spoke to Asser about boxing, rage and much more...

Dilmaghani cruises, Miljas impresses in Toronto

Shawn Smith
21/04/2017 7:44am

At the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Alex Dilmaghani took a unanimous decision over Miguel Gonzalez while Mladen Miljas continued to put the Canadian heavyweight division on notice. Shawn Smith reports from ringside...

Hamed 25 years on: Remember when...? Part 2

Luke G. Williams
19/04/2017 7:40am

In our second stroll through the Boxing Monthly archives to see how the magazine covered Prince Naseem Hamed's career, Luke G. Williams focuses on his appearances on the front cover and in special supplements...

Hamed 25 years on: Remember when...? Part 1

Chris Williamson
17/04/2017 9:30pm

Twenty-five years since Naseem Hamed made his professional debut, Chris Williamson takes a trip through the Boxing Monthly archives to see how BM covered some memorable moments in the Prince's career...

No excuses from Burns as Indongo dominates

Martin Chesnutt
16/04/2017 8:40pm

Martin Chesnutt reports from ringside in Glasgow as Namibian Julius Indongo dominates Ricky Burns, adding the Scotsman's WBA super lightweight title to his IBF and IBO straps...

The Irish Eye: March part 5

Kane Clarke
14/04/2017 9:22pm


March was a mammoth month in Irish boxing, so we are bringing you a special five-part edition of 'The Irish Eye' to make sure every base is covered... In part five Kane Clarke reviews Ginley Promotions' debut show and more ...

Burns vs Indongo preview: and the sparks will fly...

Luke G. Williams
13/04/2017 11:28pm

Unknown quantities are rare in boxing, but IBF / IBO super lightweight champ Julius 'Blue Machine' Indongo is one such boxer and his unification bout with WBA champ Ricky Burns is full of intrigue. Luke G. Williams previews a potential cracker...

The Irish Eye: March part 4

Kane Clarke
13/04/2017 6:16pm


March was a mammoth month in Irish boxing, so we are bringing you a special five-part edition of 'The Irish Eye' to make sure every base is covered... In part four Kane Clarke reviews the latest developments in the careers of two former amateur rivals ...

Namibian Glove Affair

Luke G. Williams
13/04/2017 6:52am


As a boy growing up in Namibia, Nestor Tobias watched some footage of Muhammad Ali and it proved to be life-changing. The former professional tells Luke G. Williams how he virtually single-handedly built up boxing in his homeland, to a point where his fighter Julius Indongo, the IBF junior welterweight champion, takes on Ricky Burns in a unification fight this Saturday...

Hamed 25 years on: promos & posters

Luke G. Williams
12/04/2017 6:35pm

During the 1990s and early '00s, Naseem Hamed was a media sensation, his image appearing on fight posters, in VHS videos and on iconic TV shows. Luke G. Williams takes a trip down memory lane to bring you some of the many and varied ways in which the 'Prince' was promoted...

Hamed 25 years on: the unfailing sense of being young

Luke G. Williams
11/04/2017 7:15pm

On 14 April it will be 25 years since Prince Naseem Hamed first entered the ring as a professional. To mark this anniversary, Boxing Monthly online will this week bring you a series of features and reflections from our team about the ever controversial and never dull Naz... Luke G. Williams kicks off proceedings...