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Welcome to a new weekly column that looks back, forward and into the future for boxing within the UK.

My name is Donald C Stewart and each week I shall be here with a thumbnail sketch of what is going on all around us in the world of boxing. 1,265 more words

BOXING

Limond signs with Morrison and wants big fights before he retires

Commonwealth champion Willie Limond has signed a three-year deal with Alex Morrison as he aims to win the British and European belts before he retires. 808 more words

Interview

Crolla v Murray and 8 other reasons our lightweight scene is buzzing!

Here at the Saturday Night Fight Club, we believe British boxing is entering a new golden era. In reality, we are probably already experiencing it, when we look at some of the recent and upcoming match ups. 903 more words

Boxing

Alex Morrison confirms Ricky Burns is back on world title trail

Alex Morrison has confirmed Ricky Burns will face WBC number four ranked challenger Javier Prieto in his comeback fight on June 27.

Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn had talked up an all-British encounter between the winner of Manchester lightweights Anthony Crolla and John Murray but Morrison believes it wouldn’t draw in the fans. 404 more words

Interview

Boxing: Alex Morrison confirms Ricky Burns is back on world title trail

Alex Morrison has confirmed Ricky Burns will face WBC number four ranked challenger Javier Prieto in his comeback fight on June 27.

Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn had talked up an all-British encounter between the winner of Manchester lightweights Anthony Crolla and John Murray but Morrison believes it wouldn’t draw in the fans. 404 more words

Sports News

Burns Leaves Nelson

Ricky Burns has split with trainer Billy Nelson.

The former WBO world lightweight champion, who lost his title at Glasgow’s SECC on March 1 to skilled American Terence Crawford, leaves Nelson after only his third career defeat — all of which have come on points.

April 2014 - Lightweight Update

No ratings change, but will Boxcino crown a new top 10 lightweight? Perhaps when Gamboa drops out due to inactivity… Speaking of which, Abril is only rated because he’s had an opponent scheduled for some time now. 156 more words

Specific Rankings Updates