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“My end goal is to be world champion!” – Salford’s own Marc Leach aims for the top

Marc Leach, Local lad and professional boxer, is preparing for one of his biggest fights to date which will take […]

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“My ultimate goal is to be a world champion” – Salford boxer aiming to push on after his second Professional win

Alex Murphy, who fights out of Eccles Boxing School, went professional on January 23rd under promoter Kieran Farrell. Despite a national […]

“I think he’ll just do what he always does, win by stoppage” – UFC heavyweight Tom Aspinall set for March return

“I think he’ll just do what he always does, win by stoppage” – UFC heavyweight Tom Aspinall set for March return

Rising UFC heavyweight, Tom Aspinall is set to return to the cage at the UFC’s March 19 event where he […]

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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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“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 […]