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FOSTER FORCES REID WITHDRAWAL: FULL CARD REPORT

Brad Foster brought fireworks to Frank Warren’s BT Sport televised show at York Hall, in a dramatic title bout with Lucien Reid. The Lichfield man will be heading home with both of his belts too, as the Londoner was pulled out by his corner after a gruelling sixth round. Arguably …

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SADIQ MAGNIFIQUE: FIGHT REPORT

‘Top boxer’ puts British super middleweights on notice When Umar Sadiq and Kody Davies stepped into the ring at York Hall last night, more than one ringside observer remarked that they looked “massive” for super middleweights. They did. The boxers were big at the weight, but the occasion was bigger …

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FULL UNDERCARD REPORT: WOODRUFF ROUGHS UP MARSDEN

The IBO World Title fight between Alex Dilmaghani and Francisco Fonesca topped yesterday’s York Hall bill, televised on Channel 5. There was a sizeable undercard on the Hennessy Sports promotion, with stand out performances from Craig ‘Smiler’ Woodruff, John Joe Nevin and Samuel Antwi among others. Woodruff roughs up Marsden …

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REPORT: DILMAGHANI AND FONSECA WAR TO A DRAW

Alex Dilmaghani’s IBO Super Featherweight World Title clash with Nicaraguan Francisco Fonesca was an ode to hard work. It was a well-matched, watchable, top class fight with plenty of old-fashioned grit and determination on display. Dilmaghani’s decision to cross the Atlantic and re-invent himself in Mexico shows in his fighting …

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FULL CARD PREVIEW: DILMAGHANI STEPS UP

Fight Night Preview: Dilmaghani steps up in IBO world title re-run This Saturday York Hall hosts the re-arranged IBO Super Featherweight World Title fight between Alex Dilmaghani and Francisco Fonseca, after the first attempt to stage the fight saw it controversially called off at the last minute. Englishman Dilmaghani has …

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MtKFIGHT NIGHT PREVIEW – WALSH & CAMERON TOP A BUSY BILL

Saturday’s MTK Global show sees York Hall play host to some big names and an appealing selection of bouts. Liam Walsh is an undoubted highlight as he takes on ever-game Yorkshireman, Maxi Hughes, for the vacant WBO European Lightweight title.  Walsh spent two years out of the ring between 2017 …

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PREVIEW: WILL BOOTH BE TOO SMOOTH?

This Friday sees Lewis ‘Too Smooth’ Booth make his first professional title challenge as he takes on Blackburn’s Kurt Grieve at the Doncaster Dome. Doncaster’s Booth will go in as the favourite as the pair contest the Central Area Welterweight Title on a Stefy Bull promotion. Booth has been widely …

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