Ring Magazine: January 1959

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Cover: Floyd Patterson & (clockwise) Brian London, Henry Cooper, Nino Valdes, Ingemar Johansson

Table of Contents

Explanations of Some Articles

British Version

The January-February British version was similar:

  • Photos of Joe Erskine defeating Max Brianto, & Terry Downes v Mohamed Taibi
  • A scathing report on Joe Brown's performance against Johnny Busso in their recent fight
  • An extensive feature with photos on Brian London
  • A feature on welterweight Gerald "King" Gray
  • An article on Pete Sanstol, the Norwegian Bantamweight of the 1920s
  • An article on comebacks--successful or otherwise
  • A series of photos from "Fights of The Month," including Ezzard Charles, Dave Charnley & Sonny Liston
  • A feature on Jose Torres
  • Famous One Round Knockouts
  • A two page article celebrating the centenary of the birth of John L. Sullivan
  • A list of the title holders plus top ten challengers at 8 weight divisions
  • General boxing news from the USA, South America, Europe, Britain and around the world
  • Wrestling news, with small photos