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2022: breaking point for boxing?

2022 hasn’t been the finest year for British boxing. For casual fans, Tyson Fury’s sixth-round TKO of fellow Brit Dillian Whyte at Saturday’s sell-out 94,000 Wembley crowd offered quite the spectacle for the domestic scene. This month, however, leading boxing management...

BT Sport’s Nick Peet blasts boxing’s fragmented system

BT Sport’s Nick Peet has ridiculed the current multi-belt, multi-promotional system in boxing. Whereas the UFC was often regarded as the ‘noisy neighbour’ of boxing, the franchise has slowly closed the viewership gap on the ‘the sweet science’.
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Wirral Mind ‘boxercise’ still popular 11 weeks after Motiv8 programme launch

Merseyside charity Wirral Mind launched their Motiv8 physical activity and mental health programme 11 weeks ago. 'Boxercise' is one of many weekly physical activity options that runs as part of the programme.

“Everyone wants to become a World Champion” – Quarless eyes top prize

We sat down with professional cruiserweight boxer, Nathan Quarless to speak about his career, and his future in the sport. The rising star from Liverpool is managed under Steve Wood and is currently 9-0, Off to a flying start in his young career.
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Liverpool boxer Lucas Dube ready for return to ring

Liverpool amateur boxer Lucas Dube is ready to return to the ring as he searches for his next opponent. The 23-year-old is eyeing a summer 2022 fight, and believes he has what it takes to beat anybody.
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Paul Butler to face Sultan for WBO interim title after Casimero pulled

Paul Butler’s chances of restoring his world title status have soared with news WBO Bantamweight Champion John Riel Casimero has been withdrawn from Friday’s title fight at the M&S Arena.
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Liverpool boxing champion Dickens looks ahead to Saturday bout

Liverpool’s own Ryan Dickens is looking to overcome challenging opponent Jack Cook at the Olympia this weekend (April 23) The 20-year-old from Kensington is a three-time National Champion, a European Bronze Medallist and has won gold at the Tri-National Competition in the light middleweight division.
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Meet Lucas Dube – a Liverpool amateur boxer on the rise

Following victory in 2019 and 2020, Liverpool amateur boxer Lucas Dube is now hungry for further success post the Coronavirus pandemic. Born in Zimbabwe, Dube moved to Liverpool as a child where he would begin boxing.
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The Inclusive Hub in Kirkdale helping people of all abilities

The Inclusive Hub, situated in Kirkdale, was opened in 2016 by Liam Starkey and his father. The Hub focuses on helping people of all abilities and ages through boxing and other sports.

WBO challenger Paul Butler left in dark amid Casimero allegations

Paul Butler is uncertain whether his opponent WBO Bantamweight Champion John Riel Casimero will attend their bout at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena next month. In December 2021, the two were scheduled to fight in Dubai, but Casimero failed to take to the scales, citing viral gastritis for his absence.