Inside the WBC ratings meeting

Rian Scalia
15/12/2016 1:12pm

Rian Scalia has a 'ringside seat' for Boxing Monthly at the WBC ratings meeting at the sanctioning body's annual convention in Hollywood, Florida, as promoters and handlers argue the case for their boxers to advance up the rankings ...

From the archives: Hopkins through the years ...

Luke G. Williams
14/12/2016 12:52pm

As the 51-year-old Bernard Hopkins prepares to hang up his gloves after Saturday's contest against Joe Smith Jr, Luke G. Williams takes a stroll down memory lane and examines six of B-Hop's many appearances in Boxing Monthly ...

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 …