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Josh Taylor beats Viktor Postol on points to move closer to world title shot

Josh Taylor wins a unanimous decision against Viktor Postol in a tough fight to retain his WBC silver super-lightweight title.

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Martin Murray beats Roberto Garcia to close in on fifth world-title shot

Britain’s Martin Murray stays in contention to fight for a world title for a fifth time by beating Mexico’s Roberto Garcia in London.

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Taylor leads ‘purple patch’ for Scottish boxing

Super lightweight Josh Taylor and bantamweight Lee McGregor are creating a ‘purple patch’ for Scottish boxing, says Barry McGuigan.

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Josh Taylor backs own talent against experienced Viktor Postol

Josh Taylor says he is feeling confident ahead of taking on the experienced Viktor Postol.

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Boxer Bradley Pryce feared he ‘would die in the ring’ due to impaired vision

Boxer Bradley Pryce says he spent the last few years of his career fearing he “would die in the ring” due to problems with his vision.

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Josh Taylor ‘super confident’ he will beat Viktor Postol

Scottish silver super lightweight champion Josh Taylor says he will beat Viktor Postol, despite his lack of experience.

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Liam Williams leaves trainer Gary Lockett to join Ingle Gym

Super-welterweight Liam Williams has split with trainer Gary Lockett and joined Dominic Ingle at his Sheffield gym.

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Cardiff favourite to host next Joshua fight

Cardiff’s Principality Stadium is the front-runner to stage Anthony Joshua’s potential world heavyweight unification title fight with Deontay Wilder.

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Fury ‘loving life’ as comeback continues with August bout

Tyson Fury says he is “happy and healthy” as he looks ahead to appearing on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s Windsor Park bill on 18 August.

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Paddy Barnes: Belfast flyweight gets world title shot at Windsor

Paddy Barnes will challenge Cristofer Rosales for his WBC world flyweight title as part of the undercard to Carl Frampton’s Windsor Park fight on 18 August.

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Paul Smith Jr announces retirement from boxing

Former British champion Paul Smith Jr announces his retirement from boxing after 15 years as a professional.

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Lewis Ritson beats Paul Hyland Jr in first round to win British lightweight title outright

Lewis Ritson wins the British lightweight title outright by inflicting a first career defeat on Paul Hyland Jr in devastating fashion.

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Ricky Burns stops Ivan Njegac in his 50th professional fight

Ricky Burns celebrates his 50th professional fight with a stoppage win over Ivan Njegac in Newcastle.

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Joe Joyce: British heavyweight beats Croatia’s Ivica Bacurin in under two minutes

British heavyweight Joe Joyce beats Croatia’s Ivica Bacurin with a first round knockout in under two minutes at York Hall in Bethnal Green.

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Dereck Chisora v Carlos Takam: Bout set for Parker-Whyte undercard

Dereck Chisora and Carlos Takam will meet in a heavyweight bout critical for their future options on 28 July.

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‘She couldn’t even look at me’ – Evans describes telling his mum about knife attack

Boxer Luke Evans has described the moment he told his mum about a knife attack that left him with career-threatening injuries.

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