Tag: Boxing

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“I’m in this sport for my legacy”- Local boxing hero Jumbo goes 2-0 with another dominant win

Broughton’s own Jake ‘Jumbo’ Andrews defeated Seamus Devlin via unanimous decision at Oldham Leisure Centre. Taking his professional record to […]

“We’ve got some really decent 50/50 fights”- Boxing returns to Salford as the AJ Bell Arena hosts local fight night

“We’ve got some really decent 50/50 fights”- Boxing returns to Salford as the AJ Bell Arena hosts local fight night

A boxing promoter in Salford says he is excited by the return of boxing to the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday night.

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“I know on my night I can beat anyone they put in front of me” – Salford boxer prepares for final eliminator clash

Salford boxer Marc ‘Livewire’ Leach will be facing Thomas Essomba on Saturday 5 June at Sheffield Arena in a professional […]

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Salford boxer struck by tragedy prepares for professional boxing debut

Salford boxer Jake ‘Jumbo’ Andrews will make his eagerly awaited professional debut next month. Fighting out of Team Greaves in […]

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“We’re all ready and excited to get back” Salford grassroots clubs react to return of sports after lockdown

Sports clubs around Salford have reacted to the return of grassroots sports and recreation, which is allowed after the national lockdown […]

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“He’s still must see TV” – Salford boxer Tommy Fury set for return to the ring

The boxing world is excited for the return of Tommy Fury with the Salford boxer being described as ‘Must see […]

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Gone but never forgotten: Tributes pour in for Salford boxing icon Oliver Harrison

Just over one year on from Oliver Harrison’s death – tributes have been pouring in over recent days for the […]

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When Jamie Moore became the first British Boxing Champion from Salford in over 100 years

Jamie Moore (far right). Image credit: Boxingupdates0931 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0) 17 years ago, on April 19, 2003, Walkden’s Jamie […]