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Big interview: Matt’s return to the ring

Craig Salmon talks to Preston light-heavyweight boxer Matty Clarkson, who has decided to make a return to the sport after three years out

Matty Clarkson has always proven that he can come back strong after taking the biggest of knocks.

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Win number six for Jeffers

Jeffers scores points win on Liverpool show

Eccleston boxing prospect Mark Jeffers maintained his 100 per cent record as a professional with a points win over the experienced Christian Hoskin Gomez at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool.

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Nick Owens, left, with boxer Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno's toughest fight

Former world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno found his hardest fight outside the ring as he battled with a mental health condition. Former Post journalist Nick Owens has just penned the former boxer’s memoirs

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Mark Jeffers

Jeffers is ready for big night against Gomez

Lancashire boxing prospect Mark Jeffers believes he is more than ready for his sixth professional fight this weekend against Christian Hoskin Gomez.

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Isaac Lowe.

British title shot next for Isaac Lowe after successful ring return

It’s all eyes on the British title for Isaac Lowe after impressing on his return to the ring.

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Preston referee Phil Edwards steps in to stop the fight between Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam.

Preston referee at centre of Anthony Joshua controversy

Preston’s Phil Edwards was at the centre of controversy as Anthony Joshua retained his world heavyweight titles in Cardiff.

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Jack Catterall (centre) shows off his British title belt to youngsters at Jennings Gym

Jack aims to inspire the next generation

Chorley’s newest British boxing champion is hoping to inspire the next generation of fighters in the town.

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Chorley's Jack Catterall getting the better of Tyrone Nurse (right)

Jack is Chorley’s latest champ!

Jack Catterall became the third man from Chorley to win a British boxing title after defeating super-lightweight champion Tyrone Nurse.

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Lisa Whiteside has targeted Commonwealth Games gold

Scott’s gold glory is inspiration for Lisa

Proud Prestonian Lisa Whiteside firmly believes she can be the city’s next Commonwealth Games champion.

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Phil Edwards looks on during Tony Bellew's win over David Haye

Preston ref Phil is man in middle for Joshua title fight

Preston-based boxing referee Phil Edwards is set to be the man in the middle on another big night for British boxing.

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Lisa Whiteside is part of the GB squad which will face China next month

Whiteside ready for challenge of China

Lisa Whiteside has targeted a ‘Chinese take-out’ when she wears the colours of her country next month.

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Jack Catterall, right, with Tyrone Nurse and promoter Frank Warren. Picture: Karen Priestley

Catterall believes Chorley fans can fire him to British title win

Jack Catterall believes an army of fans from Chorley will help him lift the British title on Saturday night.

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Matt Ball in action

Matt’s set for major Thai fight encounter

A Preston fighter is set for a grand appearance on one of the biggest stages the sport of Thai boxing has to offer.
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Jack Catterall, right, with Tyrone Nurse and promoter Frank Warren. Picture: Karen Priestley

Chorley boxing star Jack Catterall preparing for biggest test yet

The biggest test of Chorley’s undefeated super-lightweight boxing star Jack Catterall is fast approaching as he prepares to face British Champion Tyrone Nurse.

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Isaac Lowe will be back in action in Hull on October 27 as he builds up to a shot at the British title.

Isaac Lowe hopes frustrating period is at an end

Isaac Lowe says it’s time for the talking to stop as he hopes for a busy end to the year.

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Tyson Fury with his collection of titles.

Tyson Fury claims he will not apply for new licence from British Boxing Board

Tyson Fury claims he will take his talents elsewhere and not apply for a new licence with the British Boxing Board of Control.

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Scott Fitzgerald

Boxing ace Fitzgerald looking to make his move

Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald is hopeful that a British title shot will be coming his way next year.

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Scott Fitzgerald is targeting his eighth professional victory on Saturday

Unbeaten Scott taking nothing for granted

Scott Fitzgerald will not be taking old campaigner Bradley Pryce lightly as he looks to extend his unbeaten professional boxing record this weekend.

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Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
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Tyson Fury looks on from ringside at the Copper Box Arena in London at the weekend

‘Boomerang’ Fury’s pledge to return

Morecambe’s Tyson Fury says he is “on the right path” for a ring return.

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