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‘The bus won’t go through the drive-thru’ – Warrington’s world title celebration

The Leeds fighter celebrated his world title with a burger – but it wasn’t without a snag.

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Frampton wants ‘big name’ in Belfast but unlikely to be Warrington

Carl Frampton wants a ‘big name’ opponent for his next fight at Windsor Park, Belfast in August but accepts it is unlikely to be Josh Warrington.

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Tyson Fury will fight Sefer Seferi when he makes his boxing comeback on 9 June

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will fight Albania’s Sefer Seferi when he makes his boxing comeback on 9 June.

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Josh Warrington takes IBF title from Lee Selby after pulsating Leeds fight

Leeds fan wins on split decision in front of home crowdCarl Frampton may be next for WarringtonJosh Warrington admitted he felt the pressure to deliver at his beloved Elland Road after upsetting the odds to wrench the IBF featherweight title from Lee S…

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Adonis Stevenson retains WBC title after majority draw with Badou Jack

onis Stevenson retained his WBC light-heavyweight title after a majority draw against Badou Jack in which no judge found him the winner.

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Josh Warrington says Carl Frampton fight might come too soon after win over Lee Selby

Leeds fighter Josh Warrington says a fight with Carl Frampton might come too soon after beating Lee Selby to win the IBF world featherweight title.

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Josh Warrington stuns Lee Selby to win IBF world featherweight title

Leeds fighter Josh Warrington wins the IBF world featherweight title from Lee Selby after a thrilling bout at Elland Road.

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Adams scores controversial first-round win in ‘added time’

Nicola Adams stops Soledad del Valle Frias at Elland Road – 46 seconds after first round should have ended.

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Tyson Fury brings snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan into his support team

Tyson Fury adds snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan to his support team before his return to the ring “to help with the mental side of things”.

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Frampton on fighting winner of Warrington v Selby

Carl Frampton’s thoughts turn to next opponent ahead of Josh Warrington and Lee Selby’s bout at Elland Road on Saturday night.

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Lee Selby v Josh Warrington: Elland Road bout ‘destiny’ for Leeds fighter

Josh Warrington says it is his destiny to “reach the top of the mountain” and claim rival Lee Selby’s IBF world featherweight title on Saturday.

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World Series of Boxing: British team lose to Kazakhstan in first leg of final

British Lionhearts will have to overturn a first-leg defeat to Kazakhstan’s Astana Arians if they are to reach the World Series of Boxing final.

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John Motson: When Motty commentated with Muhammad Ali

Commentator John Motson remembers the time he briefly commentated with Muhammad Ali – before the boxer took off his shirt and went into the ring.

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Hard to focus when your mum is sick – Adams

Nicola Adams on her title fight at Elland Road and trying to focus on boxing as her mother battles cancer.

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How a champion boxer got caught in Britain’s immigration dragnet

A little-known Home Office scheme designed to deport more ‘foreign criminals’ has left Kelvin Bilal Fawaz – and many others like him – living in an endless limbo. By Daniel TrillingThe opening ceremony of the London Olympics, on 27 July 2012, should ha…

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Lee Selby: The world according to a world champion

Before his world title defence against Josh Warrington at Elland Road, IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby tells BBC Sport Wales what makes him tick.

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