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Former Scarborough boxer set to fight Katie Taylor on Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko undercard

Boxer Nina Meinke has been announced as Katie Taylor's opponent on the huge Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko card next weekend .

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Nicola Adams (right) against Virginia Noemi Carcamo in the International Flyweight Contest at Manchester Arena. (Picture: Simon Cooper/PA Wire)

Nicola Adams eager for her first fight in Leeds for two decades

Nicola Adams is relishing the chance to fight in her home city of Leeds for the first time in over 20 years after a successful debut win over Argentina’s Virginia Carcamo on Saturday night.

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Nicola Adams (right) celebrates victory over Virginia Noemi Carcamo.

Adams’ debut victory as a professional paves way for Leeds homecoming

Nicola Adams paved the way for a glorious return to her home city of Leeds next month after sailing to a points win over Argentina’s Virginia Carcamo on her professional debut at the Manchester Arena.

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Nicola Adams (left) on her way to beating Virginia Noemi Carcamo in the International Flyweight Contest at Manchester Arena (Photo: PA)

'The Lioness' Nicola Adams wins first professional bout as she prepares for Leeds homecoming

Nicola Adams paved the way for a glorious return to her home city of Leeds next month after sailing to a points win over Argentina's Virginia Carcamo on her professional debut at the Manchester Arena.

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Double Olympic Gold Medallist Nicola Adams OBE. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Nicola Adams set to take her first step on road to world title

Yorkshire’s Olympic heroine Nicola Adams is champing at the bit ahead of her professional debut at Manchester Arena tonight – which is planned to be step one en route to becoming champion of the world.

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Yorkshire boxing greats Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13

WIN: Big fight tickets to see Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams at Leeds First Direct Arena

Yorkshire boxing heroes Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13 and we are giving you the chance to win tickets.
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Nicola Adams

Carcamo provides Nicola Adams’ first professional test

Nicola Adams will face Argentina’s Virginia Noemi Carcamo on her professional boxing debut at the Manchester Arena on April 8.

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Confident: Unbeaten Errol Spence feels he is a better fighter than opponent Kell Brook.

Quiet man Errol Spence looks to silence Kell Brook and his Bramall Lane backing

FOR Errol Spence Junior, the man set to face Kell Brook in front of a partisan Sheffield crowd later this year, actions speak louder than words.

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Bramall Lane press conference.

World title fight at Bramall Lane is a dream come true for Blades fan Kell Brook

Kell Brook insists he can handle ‘The Truth’.

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Six of the best: Yorkshire's inspirational women

Leading lights: Marking International Women's Day with six of the most inspirational Yorkshire sportswomen

To mark international women's day, the Yorkshire Post has highlighted the achievements of six of the most inspirational sportswomen from the White Rose.
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Knockout: Underdog Tony Bellew ends his grudge match with David Haye by knocking him through the ropes in the 11th round. (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Bellew silences Haye to claim the high ground

Tony Bellew has revealed he broke his hand in the early stages of his heavyweight victory over David Haye.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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The scene of last night's mass brawl at a boxing match at Elland Road

Watch: Leeds Elland Road boxing match abandoned after brawl

Police are investigating after a mass brawl involving 40 people, and leaving three people needing hospital treatment, broke out at a boxing match in Leeds.

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Kell Brook in action against Gennady Golovkin (Picture: Lawrence Lustig)

Bramall Lane bout for Sheffield United fan Kell Brook?

SHEFFIELD’S KELL Brook is close to agreeing a fight with his mandatory challenger Errol Spence Jnr, with several venues including Bramall Lane being discussed.

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Nicola Adams.

Golden girl Nicola Adams on a mission to emulate her hero Ali

LEEDS boxing star Nicola Adams hardly needs reminding of her achievements in the amateur ranks.

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Josh Warrington (right) and Double Olympic Gold Medallist Nicola Adams�OBE at their press conference at Elland Road.

Boxing: Leeds's double Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams targets world title

Double OIympic champion Nicola Adams believes it is realistic to target a world title fight in 2018, even though she has yet to have her first bout as a professional.

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Leeds's Nicola Adams with her gold medal following victory over France's Sarah Ourahmoune in the women's flyweight final at the Rio Olympics (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire).

Olympic champion Nicola Adams eyes world title after turning professional

YORKSHIRE’S Nicola Adams hopes to take women’s boxing to the “next level” after turning her back on a third Olympic Games to turn professional.

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Great Britain's Nicola Adams is to turn professional with her first bour set for Manchester on April 8. (Picture: PA)

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams turns professional – fights in Leeds in May

Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams has signed a long-term promotional deal to turn professional with Frank Warren.

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Starting the Golden Ticket journey at the Australian Open in Melbourne in January.

Golden Ticket: Bags are packed and ready for an indulgent final tour of duty

If you had a golden ticket to one sporting event per month across the globe, where would you go? Nick Westby takes us on a journey.

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Josh Warrington.

Leeds fighter Warrington targeting world-title shot in 2017

AFTER MARRYING his long-term girlfriend turned fiancée Natasha in August, Leeds boxer Josh Warrington has already fulfilled one dream in 2016.

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