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“There aren’t many that can test him” – The Salford-born UFC star destined for greatness

From almost quitting the sport for good, to signing for the biggest martial arts organisation in the world, Salford-born UFC […]

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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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“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 […]

“It would capture the public’s imagination” – Tommy Fury moves a step closer to a huge grudge match

“It would capture the public’s imagination” – Tommy Fury moves a step closer to a huge grudge match

Left  Image credit: PA Images After emerging victorious on Friday night, Salford boxer Tommy Fury is closing in on Deontay […]

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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 […]

Jamie Moore at the unfurbished unit

“It was a no-brainer” – Champion boxer opens community gym in hometown

Former British and Commonwealth champion boxer Jamie Moore is set to launch his own gym in his home town of […]

Booth, Fury and Marshall. Image courtesy of  Gary Booth

Boxing Day comes early at Irlam Social Club for Gary Booth and his fighters

Amateur boxers will be swapping wrapping presents for wrapping hands this Christmas at Irlam social club. Young fighters from all […]