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PAGAN SACRIFICE: FULL YORK HALL REPORT

Sean Phillips served up a swift and brutal one round stoppage to Davis Pagan at York Hall last night. Their Southern Area Middleweight Title contest was that in name only, as at the first bell Phillips charged his overmatched victim aiming to take home the vacant strap. After trapping and …

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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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FROM CATFORD TO MATCHROOM: ELLIE SCOTNEY INTERVIEW

Not many people choose to leave the Team GB set up and turn professional right before the Olympics; certainly not many just into their twenties who’ve never been to an Olympics before. Definitely nobody from Catford has- but Ellie Scotney is the first. I went to meet Ellie, who has …

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ROMAN, FARMER DETHRONED

Earlier tonight in Miami, Florida, Daniel Roman and Tevin Farmer both had their leather shed forcibly. They did it in wonderful, competitive and crucially skilful fights. Those important, world title bouts were fun to watch, but they were not simply “a bit of fun”. I hope you all know who …

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FOR THE RECORD: TEVIN FARMER 2

For The Record is a series that discusses a boxer’s five most recent opponents, and explores what progress those opponents have made since facing them. We are taking another look at the recent opponents of Tevin Farmer, who defends his IBF super-featherweight title against Joseph Diaz on Thursday in Miami. …

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HARPER: I CAN CHANGE MY LIFE ON FEBRUARY 8

‘Belter’ predicts stoppage win over Wahlstrom in Sheffield Terri Harper is targeting a life-changing win over Eva Wahlstrom at the FlyDSA Arena on Saturday February 8 when they clash in a huge unification battle for the IBO and WBC Super-Featherweight World Titles, live on Sky Sports in the UK and …

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LEWISHAM LIGHT HEAVIES TO CONTEST ENGLISH CROWN

Undefeated Dan Azeez will meet challenger Londoner Andre Sterling for the English light-heavyweight title on the #GoldenContract bill at York Hall on March 20. Both men hail from Lewisham in South East London, and also train at Canning Town’s Peacock Gym. Azeez (11-0, 7 KOs) shot to prominence last year …

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