July 2017 - Volume 29 number 3

Mikey Garcia Cr Ester Lin

Back in business

After a two-year lay-off, Mikey Garcia is making up for lost time. In his second comeback fight, he won the WBC lightweight title. Next up is Adrien Broner, with Terry Flanagan and Luke Campbell on his radar
Christie vs Kaylor

Errol Christie was talented and explosive but never quite fulfilled his potential
Joe Mullender

Eager to Please

For English middleweight champ Joe Mullender, entertaining the fans means more to him than winning a fight
Dave

Not only have Michael and Dave Jennings brought to life fighters’ careers that seemed about to expire — they run a community gym that offers hope to addicts and disaffected kids

Issue Contents

THE FIRST BELL Sometimes judges get it so wrong that accountability is needed

PREACHER'S CORNER Promoters' big spending means better shows, better fights for British fans

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Meet David McWater, a manager with a new recipe for success

BIG DADDY BUNCE Fighters seem less open to criticism than in the "good old days"

DARING TO DREAM American heavyweight boxing is at a low ebb, but Deontay Wilder believes he can lead a resurgence that will put the US back on top in the big-boys' division

LETTING IT HAPPEN Anthony Yarde is earning a reputation as a big hitter but his plan is to be patient and just focus on his boxing

NO BACKING DOWN Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura has the makings of a classic

THE LADY IS A CHAMP Cecilia Braekhus is a force in and out of the ring

OBITUARY Errol Christie was talented and explosive but never quite fulfilled his potential

MASTER OF HIS OWN DESTINY Mikey Garcia lost two years to a contract dispute. Now he's self-promoted and enjoying being in control

PARALLEL LINES Angel Manfredy and Ivan Robinson's careers travelled similar paths --including standout wins over Arturo Gatti in 1998

BIG FIGHT SPOTLIGHT Errol Spence Jr vs Kell Brook: a fight where both men did boxing proud

EAGER TO PLEASE For English middleweight champ Joe Mullender, entertaining the fans means more to him than winning a fight

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Trainer Adam Martin is one of boxing's unsung heroes

BIRMINGHAM BOY European champion Sam Eggington is establishing himself as a hometown star on the second city's resurgent boxing scene

BRITISH BEAT Not only have Michael and Dave Jennings brought to life fighters' careers that seemed about to expire -- they run a community gym that offers hope to addicts and disaffected kids

WORLD IN ACTION Josh Warrington, Kal Yafai, Sam Eggington, Hassan N'Dam, Avni Yildirim, Gervonta Davis, David Benavidez, Daigo Higa, George Groves, Andre Dirrell, Ryan Burnett

REVIEW Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing looks for fighters whose careers were blighted by anti-Semitism, but fails to find any

BRITISH AND WORLD RATINGS