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 …

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 ...