Secret coach's diary part 8: business first, sport second

Secret coach
23/11/2016 7:11am

In the eighth part of a candid and revealing series, an anonymous ABA coach describes his experiences, offering an invaluable insight into the highs and lows of life in and around English boxing's amateur grassroots ...

Golovkin look-alike forges his own path

Rian Scalia
22/11/2016 8:02am

Bai Shan Bo is already a bit like Kazakhstan’s national hero Gennady Golovkin. After all, the resemblance is uncanny. An ethnic Kazakh born and raised in China, he’s one of the now many fighters across the country trying to make it in the pro ranks in a still-developing landscape.

Scorecard: Kovalev vs Ward

Luke G. Williams
20/11/2016 10:34am


Andre Ward was anointed king of the light heavyweight division on Saturday night via unanimous points victory against Sergey Kovalev. However, the Russian and many others have been disputing the scorecards. Here is how Boxing Monthly online's Luke G. Williams saw the contest.

Secret coach's diary part 7: Rocky goes for a fag

Secret coach
17/11/2016 9:32am

In the seventh part of a candid and revealing series, an anonymous ABA coach describes his experiences, offering an invaluable insight into the highs and lows of life in and around English boxing's amateur grassroots ...

Opposites attack: Kovalev vs Ward preview

Chris Williamson
17/11/2016 8:54am

The two most accomplished professional fighters from Russia and the USA are preparing to face each other on Saturday in Las Vegas. Chris Williamson previews Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward.

Bunch of fives: the fights that have defined Andre Ward

Luke G. Williams
16/11/2016 12:03pm

With his titanic showdown against Sergey Kovalev fast approaching, Luke G. Williams brings you his selection of the five most significant fights so far in the career of Andre Ward ...

From the archives: Darnell Boone and the Education of Andre Ward

Mark Ortega
15/11/2016 10:59am

In Boxing Monthly back in 2012, Mark Ortega examined the night when Andre Ward's career was nearly derailed against journeyman Darnell Boone. With Ward's showdown against Sergey Kovalev fast approaching, we thought it was an opportune moment to re-publish this fascinating feature ... 

Boxing bonanza in Monte Carlo

Paul Zanon
15/11/2016 9:12am


Paul Zanon was ringside for Boxing Monthly on Saturday night in Monte Carlo as Martin Murray, Jamie McDonnell, Luis Ortiz and Stephen Smith were all in action. Here he reflects on the slightly surreal setting and an evening of bittersweet action in the ring ...

The Red Corner: Troya on top as Kovalev-Ward approaches

Danny Wayne Armstrong
11/11/2016 4:30pm

Danny Wayne Armstrong's latest round-up of everything in the ring from the world’s biggest nation, as Troyanovsky destroys Obara, Lebedev and Gassiev prepare to square off and Provodnikov and Troyanovsky make their Kovalev-Ward predictions ...