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Fleetwood ref to take charge of Joshua fight

Fleetwood boxing Steve Gray will be the third man in the ring at Manchester Arena on December 10 when Anthony Joshua takes on Eric Molina for the International Boxing Federation world heavyweight title.

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Brian Rose (left)  with Ricky Hatton at the gym opening

Hatton’s a big hit at new Rose gym

Brian Rose got star backing at the grand opening of his new gym and fitness centre in Blackpool – from none other than former world champion Ricky Hatton.

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Askin earns title shot

Askin wins right to box for the British title

St Annes boxer Matty Askin will get a second chance to box for the British cruiserweight title in the New Year.
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Arnfield - points win

Arnfield scores points win in Manchester

Stalmine boxer Jack Arnfield won his first fight since landing the World Boxing Association international middleweight title with a points success over the durable Dan Blackwell.
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Matty Askin and Tommy McCarthy before tonights big fight in Manchester

Askin will pose all the questions

Michael Jennings, the trainer of Matty Askin, says the St Annes fighter has the tools to outbox Tommy McCarthy in all departments in Manchester tonight.

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Askin - ripped and ready

Askin tipped to out-class rival

Michael Jennings, the trainer of Matty Askin, says the St Annes fighter has the tools to out-box Tommy McCarthy in all departments in Manchester on Saturday night

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Scott with dad Joe and girl-friend Carlie

Cardle’s knockout charity gesture

Lytham fighter Scott Cardle may be the unbeaten and British lightweight champion – but he now knows just how it feels to be knocked out cold!

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Blackpool's Matty Askin fights Jiri Svacina at the Winter Gardens

Fight foursome bid for British glory

Could the Fylde coast boast of having four British champions by 2017?

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Cardle - helping the homeless

Boxer Scott a hero to the homeless

When you are warm and settled in your favourite armchair in front of the fire at 10 o’clock on Saturday night, you may wish to spare a thought - and a pound or two or more - for British lightweight champion Scott Cardle.

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Joshua's Manchester date

Joshua on December title showdown

Britain's Anthony Joshua is in hard training for his Interntional Boxing Federation title defence on December 10
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Rose - on the attack against Kostov

Rose craves big fight action

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose reflected on his emphatic win over Stiliyan Kostov in Birmingham and admitted: “At times I got bored!”

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Davies - hoping for a big 2017

Busy month in store for Fylde boxers

November is building up to be a hectic month for Fylde Coast boxers.

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Brian Rose defeated Stiliyan Kostov on points in Birmingham Picture: Lawrence Lustig

Rose blooms on ring return

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose, back in action for the first time since April, returned with a points victory at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham

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Davies (right) 10th win

Win for super-welter Davies

RP (Ryan) Davies notched a points victory at the Macron Stadium in Bolton
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Rose (right) points win

Rose scores points win in Birmingham

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose, back in action for the first time since April, returned with a points victory at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham

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Davies - Bolton fight night

Rose and Davies in Saturday fight action

It’s a big night for two Blackpool boxers on Saturday – one on the way up, RP (Ryan) Davies, and another, Brian Rose, hoping to consolidate his place at the top level.

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Little - title chance

Little title eliminator set

Kirkham’s Adam Little is to fight Sunderland’s Glenn Foot in December in a contest billed as an eliminator for the British super-lightweight title

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Rose - wants the big fights

Rose targets Khan on return to big time

Brian Rose, back in action in Birmingham on Saturday, has spelled out his intention to return to the boxing big league.

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Brian Rose

Bulgarian battle for Blackpool’s Rose

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose faces Bulgarian fighter Stiliyan Kostov at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday.

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Young boxers show off a Sharpstyle

Young boxers show off a Sharpstyle

Sharpstyle Amateur Boxing Club have started the season in a winning vein – and now they are looking forward to a big date next month.

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