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Leeds boxer Young looking to pass Ultimate test in Manchester

LEEDS boxer Thomas Young will bid to become the first Ultimate Boxxer champion at the Manchester Arena next Friday (April 27).

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Leeds stars Kaiser Chiefs set to rock Elland Road ahead of World Championship boxing bout

Boxer Josh Warrington will enter the ring to a live performance from Leeds superstars Kaiser Chiefs at Elland Road next month ahead of his IBF Featherweight World Championship bout.
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Natasha Gale: Makes her bow in a multi-sport event in Australia. (Picture: Howard Roe)

Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast part of triple bid for European champion Gale

LEEDS boxing prospect Natasha Gale admits she is spoilt for choice pin-pointing a 2018 sporting highlight but there is no denying the lure of her first team event at the Commonwealth Games.

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Anthony Joshua (right) catches Joseph Parker full on in the face at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

One more belt the target for Anthony Joshua

Promoter Eddie Hearn has not ruled out the prospect of unbeaten American Deontay Wilder being next up for world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

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Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker during the weigh in at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Lean Joshua delivers final warning to Parker

Anthony Joshua cut a lean figure on the Cardiff scales as he weighed in nearly a stone lighter than his last fight for his world heavyweight unification showdown with Joseph Parker.

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Anthony Joshua during Wednesday's workout at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.

Joshua throws down gauntlet to ring rival Wilder

Anthony Joshua has told Deontay Wilder to “stop living the fantasy” and accept who would be the bigger draw in any potential title unification fight.

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Sergey Rabchenk is knocked down in Round 2 during his fight against Kell Brook.

Brook says ‘I’m back’ after he wins with knockout

Kell Brook sent a timely reminder to the boxing world that he is not finished yet – not by a long shot.

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Got him: Kell Brook on the verge of victory.

Triumphant Kell Brook eyes showdown with Amir Khan after stunning Sheffield success

Kell Brook has his sights set on another world title tilt after marking his light-middleweight debut with a stunning second-round knockout of Sergey Rabchenko at the Sheffield Arena.

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Hope Price.

Leeds boxer Price sets his sights on Olympic challenge

UPWARDLY mobile Leeds puncher Hope Price has set his sights on qualifying for this year’s Youth Olympic Games at the first attempt at next month’s EUBC Youth European Boxing Championships in Italy.

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Kell Brook

Boxing drug lures Brook back as Westgarth loss looms large

Just days after the Yorkshire boxing fraternity was rocked to its core by the death of Scott Westgarth, the focus returns to the centre of the ring once more as Kell Brook makes his long-awaited return tonight.

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Kell Brook.

Brook eyes chance of redemption

Kell Brook says he is determined to prove he can still compete at the highest level after questioning his desire to return to the ring following a shattering loss at Bramall Lane last May.

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World of boxing pays tribute to tragic Scott Westgarth

World of boxing pays tribute to tragic Scott Westgarth

The world of boxing has paid tribute to Sheffield-trained fighter Scott Westgarth who tragically lost his life on Saturday.
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Scott Westgarth pictured with trianer Glyn Rhodes.

Yorkshire-trained boxer dies after winning fight

A Yorkshire-trained boxer who collapsed after winning a fight in Doncaster has died in hospital.

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Australia bound: Team England boxer Natasha Gale. (Picture: Andrew Roe)

Natasha Gale handed her shot at Commonwealth Games medal glory in Australia

LEEDS’ European champion Natasha Gale has been named as one of 12 boxers set to represent England at April’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia.

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Flyweight Muhammad Ali has been banned for two years. (Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Yorkshire boxer Muhammad Ali hit with two-year ban for steroid use

Keighley’s British Olympic boxer Muhammad Ali has been given a two-year ban after testing positive for a steroid last year, the sport’s world governing body AIBA has announced.

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Leeds boxer Qais Ashfaq.

Leeds Olympian Qais Ashfaq signs up with Matchroom Boxing

Yorkshire Olympian Qais Ashfaq has signed with Matchroom Boxing in a bid to kickstart his professional career.

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VIDEO – Boxing: Warrington predicts world-title holder Selby will melt in Elland Road cauldron

JOSH WARRINGTON believes his world title opponent Lee Selby will crumble in a white-hot atmosphere at Elland Road with the fighter describing the city’s partisan fans as “a different breed”.

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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington will fight Lee Selby at Elland Road on May 19

VIDEO: Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington to fight Lee Selby for world title at Elland Road

Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington will fight Lee Selby for the IBF World Featherweight title at Elland Road - the home of Warrington's beloved Leeds United, it has been announced.
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Josh Warrington's win over Dennis Ceylan in Leeds last October got him a shot at the IBF featherweight title.

Leeds fighter Josh Warrington vows to exploit Lee Selby’s ‘weak points’

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington will make his first attempt to claim a world title when he fights IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby in May.

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There’s not many fights left in me, says returning Kell Brook

Kell Brook is facing a fight with Father Time and he wants to make sure he gets his best work in early.

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