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Emotional send-off for coach Frank

It was a case of standing-room only as loving family, friends and fighters past and present gathered to pay their last respects at Lytham Methodist Church to renowned boxing coach Frank Ellis.

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Hall v Arnfield re-match

Arnfield ready to give it some hammer

Jack Arnfield had a warning for Mick Hall ahead of their title fight at Preston Guild Hall on Saturday week.

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Cardle (right) tribute to former coach

Tributes to boxing coach who died at Christmas

British lightweight champion Scott Cardle led the tributes to Fylde boxing coach Frank Ellis, who died over the Christmas holiday.
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Hall - on the atack in the first meeting

Arnfield verus Hall re-match is on

New year boxing is to get off to a bang with a must-see ‘Lancashire derby’ between Preston’s Mick Hall and Stalmine’s Jack Arnfield.

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Adam Little lost his British title eliminator on Saturday evening

Little’s big decision following points defeat

Kirkham boxer Adam Little was left seriously considering his future after losing an eliminator for the British super-lightweight title in Wigan on Saturday night.

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Little - loses eliminator

Little loses British title eliminator

Kirkham boxer Adam Little was left crestfallen and seriously considering his future in the fight game after losing an eliminator for the British super-lightweight title in Wigan on Saturday night.

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Adam Little is aiming for a title shot

Battle royal for British title decider

The stakes are sky-high in Wigan tonight when Kirkham boxer Adam Little faces off against Glenn Foot in an eliminator for the British super-lightweight title.

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Little - title quest

Kirkham boxer Little on the limit

Kirkham boxer Adam Little weighed in at 10-stone for his British super-lightweight title eliminator at Wigan on Saturday night

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Adam Little

Boxer Little’s ready for best Foot forward in title eliminator

Kirkham boxer Adam Little has spoken of his determination to repel the attack-dog methods of rival Glenn Foot when they meet in an eliminator for the British super-lightweight title in Wigan on Saturday night.

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Gray - big fight date

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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