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Booth delighted with Burnett progress

ADAM Booth says he is delighted with the progress his charge, Ryan Burnett has been making and was thrilled with the Newington man’s performance to capture the WBC International bantamweight title with a points win over Anthony Settoul at Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Burnett dominated the fight from first to last, sending the Frenchman […]

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Frampton and Quigg weigh-in under the limit ahead of super-bantamweight blockbuster

IT’S on. Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg both weighed in under the super-bantamweight limit of 122lbs today at a raucous Manchester Arena ahead of tomorrow night’s IBF and WBA unification clash. The North Belfast man was in buoyant mood and dispelled any fears that he was struggling to make weight, coming in as 121.6 lbs, […]

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Frampton v Quigg: Mind games continue on a day of delays

DELAYS. Today (Thursday) has been littered with them. Having inched through rush hour traffic to arrive in good time for a flight to Manchester ahead of today’s final press conference between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel only to see the board informing a two hour delay, the grey skies […]

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Tennyson gears up for British title shot with routine victory

THE countdown to a British featherweight title challenge can now begin fully for James Tennyson who scored a routine win over Antonio Horvatic in the chief support bout at the Europa Hotel on Saturday. With Tennyson’s meeting against Ryan Walsh already scheduled to take place by the end of April, Saturday was about getting a […]

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Back to the drawing board for Fryers after Hughes defeat

IT is back to the drawing board for James Fryers after he lost out to Maxi Hughes on a split decision in their British super-featherweight eliminator at a packed out Grand Ballroom in the Europa Hotel on Saturday night. Fryers, his team and supporters may have felt aggrieved at the decision, but in the cold […]

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‘Big occasion will not affect me’ insists Quigg

SCOTT Quigg says the occasion will not get to him on February 27 at the Manchester Arena when he takes on Carl Frampton in their eagerly anticipated super-bantamweight unification clash. With tickets like gold dust for the clash and the weigh-in – set to be held at the arena the day before – all-ticket due […]

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