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Peter McGrail is back to winning ways beating Marc Leach via unanimous decision

The Commonwealth gold medallist McGrail won the 10-round affair with judges scoring the bout 99-91. 99-91 and 100-90 for McGrail. Liverpool’s boxing star McGrail (9-1, 5 Kos) won the WBA international super bantamweight title. Tokyo Olympian McGrail was coming of the...

Peter McGrail promises “explosive” performance against Marc Leach

Liverpool’s Peter McGrail has promised an “explosive” performance when he faces former British champion Marc Leach at the Exhibition Centre this Saturday. McGrail is boxing for the first time since being knocked out by Ja'Rico O'Quinn in America last December. Leach...
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Unbeaten Heneghan eyeing world honours within three years

An unbeaten boxer from Liverpool has set his sights on world domination within three years. James Heneghan, 25, from Liverpool holds an unblemished record. He picked up his 11th professional victory against Lukasz Barabasz in Knowsley Leisure Centre on April...
Lucas Baswana (credit - England Boxing & James Fowles Photography)

‘Magnificent Merseyside Seven’ break record at National Boxing Championships

Merseyside boxers won a record breaking seven titles at the National Amateur Boxing Championships in Derby on Saturday. The seven championships won is the most ever for the Merseyside and Cheshire region under England Boxing, beating the previous highest of...
Oktagon Bosses: Pavol Neruda and Ondřej Novotný.

Oktagon bosses striving for “Champions League of MMA”

Oktagon promotion co-founders Pavol Neruda and Ondřej Novotný are striving to become the "Champions League of MMA". MerseySportLive visited Birmingham on Saturday to follow local talents Shem Rock and George Staines, who train at Next Generation Gym alongside Patrick Pimblett...
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Nick Ball to return for WBA World Featherweight title fight against Raymond Ford

Liverpool boxer Nick Ball will step into his second consecutive world title fight when he faces WBA world featherweight champion Raymond Ford. Ball, 27, will return to Riyadh following his split-decision draw with WBC world featherweight champion, Ray Vargas on March 8.
Fabio Wardley poses with his belts after his fight against Frazer Clarke - credit ALAMY IMAGES

Fabio Wardley: “I can be the next Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua”

British heavyweight champion Fabio Wardley believes that he can follow in the footsteps of heavyweight greats Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua after his bloody war with Frazer Clarke. Wardley and Clarke turned in an all-time British boxing classic on Sunday...
Jake Harrison with newly won Central Area title - credit : Jake Harrison

Liverpool boxer Jake Harrison to make first defence of title in Grand Central Hall

Liverpool’s Jake Harrison defending his BBBoC Central Area Bantamweight title against Logan Richardson this Saturday at Grand Central Hall, Liverpool. Harrison won the title last year with a stunning stoppage victory over Jack Dwyer in the same venue.
Inclusive Hub Liverpool - pic taken by Daisy Ruddock

Inclusive Bootle boxing gym provides lifeline for thousands

An inclusive boxing gym in Bootle is providing a lifeline for thousands of people across Merseyside, many with additional needs. The Inclusive Hub, based on Thornton Road, started in 2016 and has grown to a membership of more than 2,500 people.

Former world champion Hannah Rankin returns to the ring

Former IBO and WBA super-welterweight champion Hannah Rankin is set to make her return to the ring in Liverpool Grand Central Hall on April 26, with her opponent set to be announced. The Scottish boxer lost her belts back in September 2022 to Terri Harper via a unanimous decision loss.