Bob Fitzsimmons vs Con Coughlin - myth and reality

Gary Lucken
30/09/2016 6:02pm

The legendary Bob Fitzsimmons has gone down in boxing history as the first triple weight world champion and one of the hardest hitters to ever enter the roped arena. Modern accounts of his life often highlight the apparent death of opponent Con Coughlin, aka 'The Irish Giant', as evidence of Fitz’s devastating punching power. There’s just one problem with that. It isn’t true. It never happened.

Asian Boxing Scene: Classy Casimero too much for Edwards

Marcus Bellinger
30/09/2016 2:09pm

Marcus Bellinger rounds up the latest news from the vibrant Asian boxing scene including victories for John Riel Casimero, Yoshihiro Kamegai and Shinsuke Yamanaka but a defeat for Keita Obara ...

A time for patience

Luke G. Williams
29/09/2016 7:40am

Luke G. Williams argues that we should show Tyson Fury patience and continue to regard him as World Heavyweight Champion, even while he is absent from competitive action.

Thain close to Lonsdale opportunity

Martin Chesnutt
26/09/2016 8:09pm

John Thain is relishing the challenge of Saturday's British Welterweight title eliminator, as he explains to Boxing Monthly ...

Scorecard: All hail Linares!

Luke G. Williams
24/09/2016 9:24pm

Classy Jorge Linares was just too precise and well seasoned for the wonderfully gutsy Anthony Crolla in Manchester on Saturday night as the Venezuelan established himself beyond reasonable doubt as the number one lightweight boxer in the world.

Crolla with an eye on history

Luke G. Williams
23/09/2016 7:16am

If he defeats Venezuelan Jorge Linares on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena, Anthony Crolla will, in the eyes of many boxing traditionalists, establish a new title lineage in the lightweight division. Luke G. Williams previews a mouthwatering match-up.

Coach's corner: Ivan Magnani, ASD Pontremoli Boxe

Paul Zanon
20/09/2016 7:43am

Boxing Monthly was recently invited to attend a training session with a rather unique backdrop. Paul Zanon speaks to boxing maestro Ivan Magnani, the founder of local amateur boxing club, ASD Pontremoli Boxe in picturesque Tuscany.

Scorecard: Canelo fells spirited Smith

Luke G. Williams
18/09/2016 4:47am

In front of over 50,000 fans in Texas, the speed and power of Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez could not be denied as he felled Liam Smith in nine. Here's how Boxing Monthly online saw and scored the fight.