cover september 2019

September 2019
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On sale 29/09/2019

lennox lewis

Lennox Lewis reflects on his time as heavyweight champion and advises how Anthony Joshua can regain his titles
lee mcgregor

Bantam hope Lee McGregor says he’s ready to take risks to deliver on a promise he made to his dying grandfather
andrew cancio

Andrew Cancio balances boxing with a full-time job but a strict routine sees him succeed at both

September 2019

THE FIRST BELL Two ring deaths just days apart serve as another grim reminder that some fighters are too game for their own good

PREACHER’S CORNER With rankings and multifarious world titles creating so much confusion, the match-ups are what matter most

VIEW FROM NEW YORK Memories of Pernell Whitaker, including a lighter side to those shocking decisions in Paris and the Alamodome

BIG DADDY BUNCE A new London festival will show classic fight films and documentaries, including Jawbone and and Ron Peck’s iconic Fighters

WINDOW ON THE WELTERS A deep talent pool and high-quality bouts raise hopes of another golden era for the 147-pound division

LEGACY INTACT Lennox Lewis reflects on his time as heavyweight champion and advises how AJ can regain his titles

BORN TO FIGHT Boxing runs in the family for Jay Harris, who is following in a rich tradition of Welsh flyweights

MILITARY HONOURS Jamel Herring served in the US Marines before turning pro and is now a junior lightweight champ

FIGHTING THROUGH ADVERSITY Caleb Plant beat hardship and personal tragedy to win a super middle title, and now eyes Callum Smith

WHYTE VS RIVAS: THE FACTS AND THE FALLOUT Dillian Whyte’s win over Oscar Rivas was marred by a post-fight storm over drugs and gloves

OBITUARIES Pernell Whitaker is remembered as a fighter as well as a stylist by editor Graham Houston. Plus Jean-Claude Bouttier

DOING IT DAD’S WAY Josh Kelly tells how tough love from his dad drove him forward and why he believes he can be a world champ

ANYONE, ANYWHERE South African cruiser Kevin Lerena says he is prepared to travel to prove he’s number one in his division

WHEN THE GRIZZLY MET SAILOR TOM A flashback to the heavyweight title fight between James J. Jeffries and Tom Sharkey 120 years ago

KEEPING A PROMISE Bantam hope Lee McGregor says he’s ready to take risks to deliver on a promise he made to his dying grandfather

WORKING MAN’S CHAMPION Andrew Cancio balances boxing with a full-time job but a strict routine sees him succeed at both

BRITISH BEAT Danny Wright plans to stay involved in boxing outside the ropes after a brain scan ended his dreams as a fighter

WORLD IN ACTION Chisora, Conlan, Keeler, Kownacki, Lopez, Price, Ramirez, Whyte and more

RATINGS British and world fighters ranked

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REVIEW From Boxing Ring to Battlefield: The Life of War Hero Lew Jenkins, by Gene Pantalone