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Champ Cardle a big hit with AFC Fylde community

AFC Fylde Community Foundation has recruited Lytham’s British boxing champion Scott Cardle to help raise the profile of the organisation’s great community work.

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McCarthy (right) Askin's rival

Askin set for Irish fight date

St Annes cruiserweight Matty Askin will have to enter the lion’s den for his final eliminator for the British title.

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Little - Blackpool date

Little ready for eliminator bid

Kirkham boxer Adam Little is facing up to the most important fight of his career to date at the Hilton Hotel in Blackpool.

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Davies - boxes in Rotherham

Boxer Davies in new fight date

Blackpool super-welterweight boxer RP Davies returns to the ring in South Yorkshire on July 30.

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Sharpstyles Big Ryan with Trevor Sinclair and other members of the successful boxing and fitness club

Sharp boost for gym thanks to Big Ryan

A Blackpool boxing club is £1,500 better off in its bid to produce even more national champions after a star-studded fundraising event.

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Andy Abrol, Danny Robb, Jake Abrol, Tom Scott and Frank Varey

Historic treble for Sharpstyle boxers

Sharpstyle Amateur Boxing Club can claim a fantastic first after three of their fighters won national titles.

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London under attack from Ali

When Brian London met The Greatest (with video)

Muhammad Ali, whose death has been mourned around the world. fought three times in Britain, twice against Henry Cooper and once against Blackpool’s own Brian London.

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London (right) shakes hands with Ali in 1966

Brian London pays tribute to Ali “The Greatest”

Blackpool’s Brian London has hailed the late, great Muhammad Ali “the best fighter I ever fought”.

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Muhammad Ali

‘Greatest sportsman’ Muhammad Ali dies

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74.

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‘Natural talent’ Ozzy takes web by storm

An aspiring young Blackpool sports star took the internet by storm after a video of his boxing moves went viral.

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Scott Cardle

Cardle’s quest to be Peker wrecker in Glasgow

British lightweight champion Scott Cardle is to meet Frenchman Romain Peker in Glasgow on Saturday night.

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Boxer Brian Rose in his new gym above Ma Kelly's in Talbot Road, Blackpool

Into the Lion’s den as boxing star opens gym

Blackpool boxing star Brian ‘The Lion’ Rose is set to open up his own gym in the town centre, it can be revealed.

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Peter Fury predicts a knockout finish for Klitschko rematch

Peter Fury has predicted a knockout finish when WBO, WBA Super and IBO world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury makes the first defence of his prestigious belts in the rematch with Wladimir Klitschko.

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Fury slams Klitschko

WBO, WBA super and IBO world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has claimed that “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” ahead of his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko.

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Davies - first title

Davies lands first title (with fight video)

Blackpool boxer RP Davies is in proud possession of his first professional belt.
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Davies (right) boxes on Friday night

New opponent for boxer Davies.

Blackpool boxer RP Davies has had his second change of opponent as he prepares to box in his home town.
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Cardle (left) another defence

Champion Cardle in new title defence

Lytham boxer Scott Cardle is to make the third defence of his British title against Grimsby's Kevin Hooper.

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Rose (left) on the receiving end from Macklin

Rose reflects on points loss to Macklin (Full fight on video)

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose had a lot of hard thinking to do about his future in the fight game after his 12-round points loss to Matthew Macklin at the 02 Arena in London.
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Rose connects with a left

Rose loses 12-round battle on points

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose suffered the fourth loss of his professional career as he went down to a points defeat at the hands of Matthew Macklin at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.

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Rose and Macklin face off

Rose meets Macklin in make-or-break fight (weigh-in video)

Blackpool boxer Brian Rose is aiming to silence the detractors who doubt his ability to mix it at world level when he fights at the 02 Arena in London on Saturday in a middleweight showdown with Matthew Macklin.
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