Asian Scene: Menayothin begins 2017 with a bang

Marcus Bellinger
09/02/2017 7:25pm

The first world title fight in 2017 to be held in Asia took place in Phitsamuloke, Thailand with Wanheng Menayothin retaining his WBC strawweight belt by narrowly defeating talented youngster Melvin Jerusalem. Marcus Bellinger rounds up this and all the other recent Asian action.

The Irish Eye: Frampton vs Santa Cruz special

Kane Clarke
06/02/2017 11:27am

In the latest edition of our regular column on the Irish boxing scene, Kane Clarke analyses the rematch between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz, as well as bringing us all the latest news from the Emerald Isle …

Ten to watch in 2017 – UK and Ireland

Mark Butcher
04/02/2017 9:59am

Mark Butcher casts the Boxing Monthly spotlight on the British and Irish fighters who may cause a stir in 2017; a mixture of former amateur stars, under-the-radar talents and up-and-comers on the verge of a breakthrough...

Ten to watch in 2017 – US and Overseas

Mark Butcher
01/02/2017 1:59pm

Mark Butcher casts the Boxing Monthly spotlight on the US and overseas boxers who may rise up in 2017; a mixture of ex-amateur stars, unrealised talents and contenders on the verge of a big break...

Stellar Sellars relishing tough tests

James Oddy
31/01/2017 4:44pm

The life of many young boxers is defined by hard work and complete focus on their trade; Halifax’s Jack Sellars (4-0-1) is one such talent. James Oddy spoke to the rising young super welterweight from Halifax.

Simply Shane

John A. MacDonald
27/01/2017 7:40pm




First came the cynics, then the backslappers, but all that concerns trainer Shane McGuigan is getting the best out of the growing band of fighters in his stable. As Frampton vs Santa Cruz approaches, John A. MacDonald spoke to the rising young trainer...

Frampton vs Santa Cruz 2: full coverage

Boxing Monthly
27/01/2017 2:58pm

Nearly six months after their memorable war in New York, Carl Frampton and and Leo Santa Cruz once again lock horns this Saturday night in Las Vegas with featherweight supremacy at stake... Boxing Monthly is on hand with all the coverage you need...

Carl Frampton: man with a plan

John A. MacDonald
27/01/2017 8:55am


Carl Frampton has it all worked out, from the tactics he’ll use in the Leo Santa Cruz rematch to his future in boxing. And, as John A. MacDonald discovers, he’s also putting a time limit on his career...

Richard Riakporhe: Man on a mission

Luke G. Williams
25/01/2017 9:15am


Richard Riakporhe turned his back on south London street life after he discovered his calling in a boxing gym. Ahead of his third professional contest on 18 February, the cruiserweight prospect tells Luke G. Williams he has a message for kids who grew up like he did...

Easter relishing champion status

James Oddy
24/01/2017 8:08am

One of the rising stars of the Premier Boxing Champions set-up, IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr (18-0, 14 KOs), returns to the ring on 10 February and, as he tells James Oddy, he's focused on "unifying these titles".