Life begins at 40 ... or even 50 ...

Luke G. Williams
14/12/2016 8:53am

As Bernard Hopkins’ incredible career finally draws to a close, Luke G. Williams takes a stroll through boxing history to examine boxers who shone past their 40th or even 50th birthdays …

Movers and shakers gather in Florida

Rian Scalia
13/12/2016 8:46am

Rian Scalia reports for Boxing Monthly from the WBC's annual convention in Hollywood, Florida as boxers, promoters, officials and other movers and shakers gather and a tribute is paid to Muhammad Ali ...

The Irish Eye

Kane Clarke
13/12/2016 7:35am


Kane Clarke rounds up November's action from the Emerald Isle, the busiest month for boxing in the Emerald Isle for quite some time, including the return of televised action from the Titanic Exhibition Centre ...

From the archives: The safest bets

Mark E. Ortega
13/12/2016 6:00am

Back in Boxing Monthly in February 2014, Mark E. Ortega selected Birmingham's Kal Yafai as a prospect to watch in his 'The Safest Bets' feature. On Saturday, Yafai fulfilled this prediction by defeating Panama's Luis Concepcion to life the WBA super flyweight title ...

A great weekend for the noble art

Luke G. Williams
12/12/2016 1:37am

Everywhere you looked at the weekend there were performances and boxing matches to admire. Luke G. Williams reflects on two days in which boxing answered its critics in the most eloquent and thrilling way imaginable.

Scorecard: Parker vs Ruiz

Luke G. Williams
10/12/2016 3:25pm

To the delight of New Zealand, Joseph Parker has become the first boxer born in the country to win a portion of the heavyweight championship, eking out a narrow points decision after twelve intriguing rounds against Mexican-American Andy Ruiz in Auckland.

Heavyweights top the bill on Super Saturday of boxing

Luke G. Williams
08/12/2016 9:45pm

It's a huge weekend of boxing, with two portions of the world heavyweight championship up for grabs and several other intriguing title contests around the world. Check out Boxing Monthly's coverage.

From the archives: Joseph Parker - a long way to go

Shaun Brown
08/12/2016 3:55pm

As Joseph Parker prepares for Saturday's WBO heavyweight title showdown with Andy Ruiz Jr, we go back in time to June, when Parker had just overcome Carlos Takam in an IBF eliminator and Shaun Brown spoke to his trainer Kevin Barry ...

Fitzsimmons the Kiwi?

Luke G. Williams
08/12/2016 2:05pm

As Joseph Parker attempts to become the first New Zealand born pugilist to win a portion of the world heavyweight championship, Luke G. Williams looks at the case for and against recognising the legendary Bob Fitzsimmons as a New Zealander …

Parker and Ruiz prepare as New Zealand holds its breath

Luke G. Williams
07/12/2016 7:22pm

The ownership of the WBO portion of the world heavyweight championship will be determined on Saturday when New Zealander of Samoan descent Joseph Parker faces Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr. Luke G. Williams previews an intriguing event, both in and out of the ring ...

Joshua tops stacked card in Manchester

James McHugh
06/12/2016 2:09pm

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF title for the second time on Saturday at the Manchester Arena. His opponent and challenger will be Texas-based Eric Molina on what looks set to be an action-packed evening. James McHugh previews the headline attraction.