Under pressure: Burnett vs Zhakiyanov report

Andrew Harrison
22/10/2017 9:24pm

Andrew Harrison reports from ringside in Belfast, as local lad Ryan Burnett unifies two portions of the bantamweight championship of the world...

Fitziana! Bob Fitzsimmons tribute

Boxing Monthly
22/10/2017 12:16am

One hundred years since the death of the legendary Bob Fitzsimmons, Gary Lucken pays a special tribute to the great pugilist in the form of three new articles, while we also present a selection of 'Fitziana' from the Boxing Monthly archives......

Bob Fitzsimmons: the final count

Gary Lucken
22/10/2017 12:10am


Exactly one hundred years ago, shortly before day began to break, a follicly challenged, middle-aged man took his final breath and died in the Windy City of Chicago. Gary Lucken pays tribute to the extraordinary Bob Fitzsimmons...

Jacovacci’s Odyssey

Luke G. Williams
19/10/2017 4:06pm


Congolese-Italian Leone Jacovacci was only the second African-born boxer to win a European title. He adapted personas, faced down fascists in Mussolini’s Italy and hid the identity of his Jewish wife and half-Jewish daughter from the Nazis in occupied France. Luke G. Williams traces his remarkable life...

Psychological Warfare: Ryan Burnett interview

John A. MacDonald
18/10/2017 9:41am

Ryan Burnett faces a bantamweight unification against Zhanat Zhakiyanov this weekend. The Belfast native spoke to John A. MacDonald about the night he realised his world title ambitions by defeating Lee Haskins...

By George, I Think He's Got It! George Groves interview

Shaun Brown
14/10/2017 7:00am

Ahead of his World Boxing Super Series clash with Jamie Cox tonight, super middleweight George Groves spoke to Shaun Brown about his past, present and future now that he is a world title holder...

The Irish Eye: September

Kane Clarke
13/10/2017 11:04pm


After the summer break, Irish boxing returned with a bumper month of action, including two cards hosted on the island. Kane Clarke rounds up all of September's goings-on...

For A Few Rounds More: John Ryder interview

Shaun Brown
13/10/2017 4:10pm

Ahead of his super-middleweight clash with Patrick Nielsen on Saturday, John Ryder tells Shaun Brown that he is gunning for victory and that his prime is still to come...