This week’s edition of Boxing News magazine delves into the ins and outs of the heavyweight division and the fight the world is waiting for, the big one, Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko.

IT’S a trend of the social media age to harangue fighters, yet even the harshest and loudest armchair bandits would struggle to justify any criticism should this one come off. Too often in big fights this year, one of the combatants goes into the bout with ‘nothing to lose’, in other words given no chance whatsoever – think Amir Khan, Liam Smith and Kell Brook – but both Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko would enter combat with their reputations and careers in the balance. Perhaps that’s the crux of why this showdown is struggling to cross the line.

To read the full feature don’t miss this week’s edition of Boxing News magazine. The digital issue is available to download now and out in shops on Thursday.