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Gym to give boxers the best start in life

A pioneering new boxing gym – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – has opened in Preston.

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Tyson Fury

Warren blasts latest delay over Fury’s hearing

Tyson Fury and Frank Warren fear the Morecambe heavyweight’s comeback could be delayed until at least the end of the year after the postponement of his hearing with UK Anti-Doping.

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Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury

Fury hearing put back to delay return to ring

The UK-Anti Doping hearing involving Morecambe’s Tyson Fury has been postponed, threatening the former world heavyweight champion’s plans to return to action in July.

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Tyson Fury.

Tyson Fury’s UK-Anti Doping hearing postponed

Tyson Fury’s UK-Anti Doping hearing has been postponed - putting his return to the ring on hold.
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Tyson Fury (Picture: Karen Priestley)

Fury in new jibe at Joshua

Morecambe’s Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua will present him with his “easiest fight” after saying Eddie Hearn had already booked Wembley Stadium for such a bout.

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Tyson Fury

Fury claims the public want him to face Joshua

Morecambe’s Tyson Fury believes a match-up with Anthony Joshua is the only fight people want to see and claimed he would win with “one arm tied behind my back”.

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Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury look to be heading for a huge heavyweight battle.

'Challenge accepted': Is Tyson Fury next for Anthony Joshua?

Tyson Fury responded to Anthony Joshua calling him out immediately after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko by saying "challenge accepted".

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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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Face to face

Joshua weighs in at highest ever for Klitschko showdown

Anthony Joshua weighed a career-heaviest 17st 12lbs 10oz as he dismissed as a "lie" challenger Wladimir Klitschko's claim the reason their Wembley Stadium fight is so big is because of him.
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Aidan McGeady with Rotherham United's Dael Fry in November

Weekly betting column: Hugill to hit net

Joe Whitaker of local independent bookmakers ValueBet takes a look at this weekend’s sporting action with Joshua v Klitschko and North End taking on relegated Rotherham.

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It’s seventh heaven for Whiteside

It’s seventh heaven for Whiteside

Preston’s Lisa Whiteside believes she has put herself in pole position to compete at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Tyson Fury. Picture: KGZ Fougstedt

Tyson Fury in training ahead of potential summer comeback

Tyson Fury is back in training and is targeting a summer return.

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British IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to take on heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko this Saturday at Wembley stadium.

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Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzy’s finger injury scuppers fight plans

Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald has been forced to abandon plans to box at the Liverpool Arena on Saturday after breaking his finger.

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Tyson Fury.

Fury and Joshua in social media war of words

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua have whetted the appetite for a potential future showdown with a war of words on social media.

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Jack Catterall (right) against Martin Gethin

Jack’s night to remember

Chorley’s Jack Catterall felt ‘back to his best’ after emphatically retaining his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Inter-Continental Super-Lightweight title against Martin Gethin.

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Little - parting of the ways

Little in split with trainer

Kirkham boxer Adam Little has split with his trainer Alan Levene and is poised to link up with the successful Lancashire set-up of Michael and Dave Jennings.

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Jack Catterall. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard

Catterall confident he’ll open doors with Gethin win

Jack Catterall believes victory over Martin Gethin on Saturday night will open some big doors for him.

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Jack Catterall (left) fights Diego Gonzalo Luque in the Intercontinental Super-lightweight Championship at Paisley Lagoon Centre, Paisley. Photo credit: Craig Watson/PA Wire

FIGHTING TALK: Jack Catterall’s exclusive boxing column

This will be one of my toughest weeks in camp ahead of my fight with Martin Gethin.

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Tomi Tatham comes under pressure from Karel Horejsek. Picture: Lawrence Lustig

Tatham at crossroads after injury returns in shock defeat

Tomi Tatham knows his health must come first as he evaluates his next move after a shock defeat on Saturday night.

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