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.

White Rhino ready to tackle King Kong

Luke Byron
06/12/2016 10:58am

In an in-depth interview with Luke Byron, Doncaster heavyweight Dave Allen looks ahead to his contest against imposing Cuban Luis Ortiz on Saturday night in Manchester ...

Yafai ready for Panamanian devil

Danny Winterbottom
06/12/2016 7:54am


Ahead of his title shot against WBA super flyweight king Luis Concepcion on Saturday night, Birmingham's Kal Yafai assures Danny Winterbottom he is in the shape of his life ...

Scorecard: Lebedev vs Gassiev

Luke G. Williams
03/12/2016 10:26pm

Murat Gassiev defeated Boxing Monthly's number one ranked cruiserweight Denis Lebedev in Moscow on Saturday night via a split points decision. Here is how Luke G. Williams saw the contest.

Roach and Kornilov confident Lebedev will triumph

Danny Wayne Armstrong
03/12/2016 10:28am

Danny Wayne Armstrong speaks to Dennis Lebedev's trainer Freddie Roach and translator-manager Vadim Kornilov ahead of the cruiserweight showdown with Murat Gassiev and finds both men confident their charge will prevail.