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Sunderland fighter Glenn Foot can win English title

David Binns insists Glenn Foot will have no problems in making a successful crack at the English championships, despite the disappointment of missing a shot at a bigger prize.

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Beau Smith.

Wearmouth prospect Beau faces up to National Schools Championship semi-final

Wearmouth Boxing Club prospect Beau Smith is just one bout away from earning a place in the National Schools Championship final.

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Josh Kelly on his way to victory over Jony Vina in Birmingham

Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly headlines JD NXTGEN show in Newcastle

Josh Kelly will box in the North-East for the first time since turning professional - and faces a derby against Tom Whitfield.

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Isaac Macleod is preparing for his return to action at the Rainton Meadows Arena next Friday. Picture by Stu Norton.

Isaac Macleod targets Stadium of Light for first crack at a title

Sunderland boxer Isaac Macleod says he’s ready to fight for a title – and he would love for it to be at the Stadium of Light.

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Boxers and coaches share the top table at today's press conference at the Rainton Meadows Arena

Boxing: Darren Surtees-Ross James title fight tops Bank Holiday spectacular

Phil Jeffries has promised a "Bank Holiday spectacular" when championship boxing comes to the Rainton Meadows Arena.

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Josh Kelly knocks down Jony Vinaat.

Sunderland prospect Josh Kelly set for Newcastle show

Josh Kelly will get the chance to strut his stuff in the North East next month.

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Tommy Ward in action against Jazza Dickens.

Coach says Tommy Ward can conquer the world

Tommy Ward can conquer the world.

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Tommy Ward celebrates his title win.

Tommy Ward puts on super show to land British title

Tommy Ward put on a super show to claim the British super-bantamweight title after a dramatic and bloody victory on his championship and TV debut.

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Referee Shaun Messer sends Josh Kelly to the neutral corner after flooring Jony Vina

Sunderland Olympian Josh Kelly beats Spain's Jony Vina for first stoppage win

Josh Kelly is celebrating his first stoppage win of his professional career.

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Tommy Ward celebrates victory as Jazza Dickens walks away in anguish

Tommy Ward beats Jazza Dickens to become new British super-bantamweight champion

Tommy Ward is the new British super-bantamweight champ after a dramatic and bloody victory on his championship and TV debut.
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Tommy Ward

Brother Martin backs Tommy Ward to win British title for West Rainton

Martin Ward expects little brother Tommy to do what he could not quite pull off – and defeat British super-bantamweight king Jazza Dickens.

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Josh "Pretty Boy" Kelly

Simon Cowell? Boxer Josh Kelly has the X Factor to beat him

Josh Kelly can’t wait to box in front of another big-city crowd – and trend ahead of Simon Cowell – as he prepares to fight Spain’s Jony Vina in Birmingham.

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Jazza Dickens (left) meets up with Tommy Ward (right) as promoter Frank Warren looks on

West Rainton fighter Tommy Ward believes he can win British title against Jazza Dickens

Tommy Ward can barge his way onto boxing’s world stage by winning the British super-bantamweight title.

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Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly.

Anthony Joshua, Kal Yafai inspire boxing prospect Josh Kelly ahead of Birmingham bout

Josh Kelly will box another ‘winning’ fighter when he takes to the ring for the second time.

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Tommy Ward in action against Volosinas.

Tommy Ward to show he’s young, gifted and fast

Tommy Ward is young, gifted and fast – those who have watched the West Rainton boxer have marvelled at his attributes.

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Sunderland boxer Glenn Foot.

Foot set for English crown bout, but Jeffries feels let down after after European title fight falls through

Glenn Foot has been handed his first crack at a light-welterweight title – but it’s NOT the championship clash he was looking for.

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Respect to the very end: Wladimir Klitschko (right) and winner Anthony Joshua

Joshua-Klitschko: Boxing gods conspire against Sunderland's Josh Kelly

Two heavyweight greats lit up up Wembley Stadium, but boxing's gods conspired against Josh Kelly.

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Anthony Joshua (left) and Wladimir Klitschko during a press conference yesterday

Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly faces anxious wait to see if he fights on Joshua-Klitschko bill

Josh Kelly admits he is in the lap of the boxing gods ahead of the sport’s greatest show on earth.

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Kiaran Macdonald on his way to victory.

Sunderland Supermacs Kiaran and Luke strike gold again

Kiaran Macdonald and Luke McCormack have followed up international glory by extending their domination of the domestic ring.

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Josh Kelly

Sunderland star Josh Kelly fights Exeter boxer on Joshua-Klitschko card

Josh Kelly has been handed his opponent for his appearance on the biggest night of boxing in 2017.

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