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.

Lebedev vs Gassiev preview: No holds barred in Moscow

Chris Williamson
03/12/2016 10:27am

Chris Williamson looks ahead to Saturday night's mouth-watering all-Russian cruiserweight world championship showdown between Denis Lebedev and Murat Gassiev in Moscow and foresees fireworks ...

Documentary aims to pack a punch

Luke G. Williams
26/11/2016 9:22pm

Film-maker Bahareh Hosseini speaks to Boxing Monthly about her experiences tracing cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe and other boxers for her forthcoming documentary A Fighter’s Tale, which focuses on the real lives and stories of fighters that we rarely see ...

Lomachenko looks to chop down Axe Man

James Oddy
24/11/2016 3:10pm

As the boxing year draws to a close with a bang rather than a whimper, James Oddy previews the mouth-watering and long gestating clash between Vasyl Lomachenko and Nicholas Walters ...

Ambitious Waseem targets Chocolatito

Rian Scalia
24/11/2016 7:51am


Rian Scalia speaks to Muhammad Waseem, Pakistan’s only professional boxer, who is targeting a world title and the scalp of Roman Gonzalez. Waseem faces a crucial test of his ambitions this Sunday in Seoul against undefeated Filipino Giemel Magramo.

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 ...