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#BattleLines Review by Paul Ready

Fantastic atmosphere in Leeds on Saturday evening, it demonstrated that the city still has a real passion for boxing after all these years.

It has been sometime since they have produced a star who has the ability to challenge for world honours. 661 more words


Scots impress in Leeds as Ricky Burns gets back to winning ways

Ricky Burns had his first and possibly last fight at light welterweight on Saturday as he ground out a wide points victory over Alexandre Lepelley in Leeds. 1,381 more words


Burns Returns With Win; Ryan Overcomes Nurse in Great Fight

It was a night that belonged to hometown hero Josh Warrington, but there was plenty on offer on the undercard at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. 505 more words

Burns & Rose Eager To Get Back To Winning Ways

Ricky Burns and Brian Rose are back in action on Saturday night and determined to bounce back from defeats in style as they box at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports, in association with Grosvenor Casinos. 581 more words

Burns not worried by late change of opponent in 140lb debut

Ricky Burns is supremely confident for his ring return on Saturday night and insists a late change of opponent won’t phase him.

The former two-time world champion will face France’s number one light-welterweight Alexandre Lepelley – who has 17 wins alongside a loss and a draw. 330 more words


#AbrahamSmith #BellewCleverly2 by Paul Ready

Arthur Abraham v Paul Smith

Let’s focus on the positives firstly; Smith in his maiden title-shot put in his career-best performance to date.
He turned up to fight and put “King Arthur” under pressure through-out. 532 more words


This Week's Boxing With Donald C Stewart

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By DONALD C STEWART (@CommuneArts)

There is positivity aplenty coming from Ricky Burns’ camp as he moves up to 140lbs and light welterweight. 1,691 more words