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LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

Ring Magazine’s current pound-for-pound number one Vasyl ‘Hi-Tech’ Lomachenko (11-1; 9 KOs) takes on Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (25-1; 12 KOs) from Madison Square Garden theatre on Saturday night. The fight will unify Lomachenko’s WBA (Super) title and Pedraza’s WBO belt in the Lightweight (135 lbs.) division. Three-weight world champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko will be looking to add another world title […]

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Curtis Woodhouse wants bout with former Commonwealth champ John Wayne Hibbert

Curtis Woodhouse in action against Lewis Van Poetsch at the Doncaster Dome.
Picture: Twitter (@announcerphil)

By Dominic Medcalf The former Sheffield United and Birmingham City midfielder Curtis Woodhouse is enjoying a return to pro boxing after ballooning to 16 stone and desperately needing to get back into shape. His first comeback fight after three years out of the ring was against Arvydas Trizno, recently beating the Lithuanian on points, winning all but two rounds. This […]

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Conor Loftus took all three judges’ scorecards on his WSB debut at light welterweight

Conor Loftus took all three judges’ scorecards on his WSB debut at light welterweight

By Jacob Smith Conor Loftus, 22, produced a good performance against Younis Baati to help secure an impressive 5-0 victory for the British Lionhearts. Well done @BoxerLoftus94 – makes it 4-0 with a debut victory pic.twitter.com/JP1ghvdviz — British Lionhearts (@Brit_Lionhearts) March 8, 2017 The Lionhearts were at home for the first time this campaign and were up against the Morocco […]

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Dave Allen set for tasty Yorkshire heavyweight derby on Sky Sports Box-Office

Dave Allen set for tasty Yorkshire heavyweight derby on Sky Sports Box-Office

By Joe Hewlett Dave Allen has been confirmed on tonight’s undercard with David Haye and Tony Bellew headlining the show. ‘The White Rhino’ will go head to head against fellow Yorkshireman and heavyweight David Howe. Allen was victorious on the undercard of Gavin McDonnell’s brave but ultimately losing attempt at the hands of Rey Vargas for the vacant WBC world super-bantamweight […]

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Luke Campbell to return to Hull for title defence

Luke Campbell to return to Hull for title defence

By Ben Guzdek Former Olympic champion Luke Campbell will defend his WBC silver title against Jairo Lopez in front of local supporters at the Hull Ice Arena. It has been over a year since he last had a competitive fight in his home town, which was against rival Tommy Coyle at Craven Park in August 2015. Campbell will be coming […]

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Campbell looking to overcome Lopez in bid for world title shot

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By Chris Woodside Olympic gold medallist Luke “Coolhand” Campbell is returning to the ring against tough opponent Jairo Lopez on the undercard of McDonnell vs Vargas. The fight will take place on February 25 in Hull Arena and itwill be Campbell’s first in his hometown since defeating local rival Tommy Coyle at Craven Park in August 2015. After that bout he […]

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The Leeds Warrior Warrington returns home to secure world title shot

Josh Warrington with Massimo Cellino

By Tom Sargent Leeds boxer Josh Warrington returns to the ring later this year at the First Direct Arena with a possible fight with former world champion Kiko Martinez on the cards. The unbeaten featherweight, who has a record of 24 wins from 24 fights, was scheduled to take on Marco McCullough but the deal to make the fight fell […]

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Leeds boxer Warrington has fight at Elland Road in his sights

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  By Paul Connolly Leeds boxer Josh Warrington is lining up a potential world-title clash with reigning IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby at his beloved Elland Road, this summer. Warrington’s promoters have opened negotiations for the unbeaten fighter to face Selby, a bout he has been eagerly anticipating. Talks underway with Lee Selby’s promoter/manager Chris Sanigar about @J_Warrington having world title […]

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Frampton calls for another fight with Santa Cruz to complete trilogy

Carl Frampton

By Tom Sargent Carl Frampton has called for a third fight with Leo Santa Cruz after the Mexican won their rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas at the weekend. Santa Cruz avenged his loss to Frampton in July and captured the WBA featherweight title in the process. The win means Santa Cruz is now a four-time, three-weight world […]

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Paddy Barnes unhappy despite fourth round win on professional debut

Paddy Barnes unhappy despite fourth round win on professional debut

By Chris Woodside Former two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is still reflecting on victory in his first professional fight at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. He encountered journeyman Stefan Slavchev and the match was cut short in the fourth round as the Bulgarian lifted Barnes aloft. Speaking to BBC Northern Ireland Barnes said: “I’m devastated like, I built […]

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