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Champion Askin to make first title defence

St Annes boxer Matty Askin is to make the first defence of his British cruiserweight title this autumn.

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Adam Little

Kirkham boxer Little aims to silence big-mouthed rival

‘Re-energised’ Fylde coast boxer Adam Little will make a belated first appearance in the ring in 2017 when he fights on a stand-out show at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, on September 16.

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RP Davies tops the bill at the Hilton Hotel

Rhodes lead to Davies’ title tilt

Blackpool middleweight RP (Ryan) Davies will have his first title bout in his home-town on September 1.

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Fitzgerald wins on Winter Gardens card

Blackpool boxer McCloy earns hard-fought victory

Blackpool boxer Alex McCloy made it nine wins as professional, but it was far from straightforward as he beat tough opponent Chris Jenkinson in a six-rounder at the Winter Gardens
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Arnfield - concentrating on British title

Arnfield to miss July Winter Gardens show

Champion boxer Jack Arnfield has pulled out of his top-of-the-bill appearance at Blackpool's Winter Gardens on July 15.

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Jack Arnfield

Arnfield back in action on bumper Blackpool boxing night

Fresh from his ‘Battle of Blackpool’ win over Brian Rose, Jack Arnfield will return to action in his hometown next month.

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Ryan Davies claimed a points victory on Saturday night

Blackpool boxers impress at Guild Hall

Blackpool’s super-welterweight Ryan Davies had to contend with a wily opponent but still managed to comfortably notch his 12th professional win on Saturday night.

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Davies - under new management

Blackpool boxer under the microscope at Guild Hall show

Blackpool middleweight RP (Ryan) Davies will be under close scrutiny by his new manager when he takes to the ring to face Kevin McCauley at Preston Guild Hall on Saturday night.

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Arnfield - second bid for a Lonsdale Belt

Arnfield gets set for British title shot

Jack Arnfield is to get a second crack at the British middleweight title, a prospect that the Blackpool boxer is relishing

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Matty Askin

British champ Askin still to hit his peak

Trainer Michael Jennings had this stark warning to anyone with designs on Fylde fighter Matty Askin’s British cruiserweight title: “As good as Matty was when he beat Craig Kennedy in Cardiff on Friday, we know there is even more to come.”

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Askin lands the knockout blow in the sixth round

Rival couldn’t handle my power says new British champ Askin

Matty Askin was proud of the performance which won him the British cruiserweight title on Friday night, insisting he was never hurt by the previously undefeated Craig Kennedy.

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Askin (right) new British champion

Askin wins British cruiserweight title with sixth round KO

St Annes boxer Matty Askin is the new British cruiserweight champion, winning in devastating style
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Cruiserweight showdown

No live tv showing expected for Askin v Kennedy

Matty Askin is due to be in the ring in Cardiff on Friday night at around 9pm to box Craig Kennedy for the British cruiserweight title, but it is not scheduled to be shown live on Channel 5.

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Matty Askin is confident of victory against Craig Kennedy tonight

Askin vows to be a step too far

Matty Askin fired out a sombre warning to his rival Craig Kennedy ahead of tonight’s British cruiserweight title fight in Cardiff.

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Rose (left) parting of the ways

Boxer Rose splits from long-term trainer Rimmer

One of the longest and most successful partnerships in British boxing - between Brian Rose and his trainer Bobby Rimmer - is over.

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Matty Askin fights for the British cruiserweight title on Friday

Jennings believes Askin can slay Wesh dragon

Fight trainer Michael Jennings is banking on Matty Askin winning the biggest bout of his career when the St Annes boxer bids for the British cruiserweight title at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Friday night.

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Board action after angry scenes

Boxing trio disciplined by Board

Blackpool fighters Jack Arnfield and Brian Rose, as well as trainer Bobby Rimmer,, have been 'severely reprimanded' by the British Boxing Board Of Control.

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It's all over for the stricken Klitschko

Stunning world title triumph for Joshua

Anthony Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko in a sensational world heavyweight title fight in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium

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Scott Cardle on his way to a shock defeat against Robbie Barrett in Glasgow

Beaten champion Cardle needs to banish demons

Two weeks on and Lytham boxer Scott Cardle is still finding hard to come to terms with having to surrender his precious Lonsdale Belt to underdog rival Robbie Barrett.

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