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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hackney super-bantamweight Lucien Reid came agonisingly close to being crowned British champion as he was held to a draw with holder Brad Foster.

A series of workshops aimed at coaches who want to make boxing at their clubs more inclusive is being launched later this year.

Local cruiserweight rivals Lawrence Okolie and Wadi Camacho fought for British and Commonwealth belts in March, not get new title bouts against unbeaten rivals.

Anthony Yarde was beaten - and then boosted - by WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev after a thrilling title battle in Russia on Saturday.

Britain's Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.

Anthony Yarde will fight WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24.

Lawrence Okolie banked 'very important rounds' at the weekend ahead of his European title bid, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Lawrence Okolie's march towards international honours continued at the O2 Arena with a TKO victory over Mariano Angel Gudino.

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Lawrence Okolie will defend his British and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles against Jack Massey in Manchester later this summer.

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Pair to meet on busy MTK Global show in London on June 28

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British super bantamweight picked up his fourth win in the paid ranks

Welterweight hopeful of recording 16th win of pro career later this month

Super bantamweight beat Bulgaria's Georgi Andonov at York Hall in March

Hackney hope impressed to claim crown in Manchester

Light welterweight faces Bartley rival Hannah Shield in final on Saturday

Boxing correspondent Ken Sellek reviews 'Guardian of the Streets, the autobiography of former European super middleweight champion James Cook

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Cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie 'is going to be very difficult to beat' as a world title fight looms, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Lawrence Okolie has his eyes on a trip to New York City in the summer to fight for a world title after his win over Wadi Camacho on Saturday.

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Lawrence Okolie edged closer to a world tile shot after a fourth-round stoppage win over London rival Wadi Camacho at the Copper Box Arena in Stratford on Saturday.

Canning Town's Wadi Camacho will start as a sizeable underdog when he faces Hackney's Lawrence Okolie, the unbeaten British cruiserweight king, on Saturday.

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British rivals to meet at the Copper Box Arena this weekend

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London rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora each talked up their chances at the final press conference ahead of their heavyweight showdown at the O2 Arena on Saturday.

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The Poplar-based club also hosted a show earlier this month which saw nine bouts contested

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