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Leeds boxer Nicola Adams' latest fight cancelled

Leeds boxer Nicola Adams' latest fight cancelled

Nicola Adams' fight with Hungarian Alexandra Vlajk was called off shortly before the start time last night because of a problem with her opponent's blood test.

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No gamble for golden girl Adams in opting for Las Vegas

Nicola Adams will fulfil her dream of fighting in Las Vegas on Saturday night when she steps out on the undercard of the blockbuster world title bout between Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.

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ACB 70 Basttle of Britain at Sheffield Arena, September 23, 2017.

WIN: Battle Of Britain ACB 70 tickets for MMA cage fighting action at Sheffield Arena

Battle Of Britain ACB 70 will see Mixed Martial Arts cage fighting action returns to Sheffield Arena this month and we have a knockout prize - five pairs of tickets to be won.

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Boxing: Nicola Adams heading stateside for Alvarez-Golovkin undercard date

Nicola Adams is to make her American debut when she fights for the third time as a professional on the undercard of Saul Alvarez’s match-up with Gennady Golovkin.

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FACE OFF: Josh Warrington and Dennis Ceylan go head to head with promoter Frank Warren at the press conference ahead of their Final Eliminator for the IBF featherweight world title. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Warrington opponent says “cocaine case” is in the past

THE NEXT opponent of Leeds champion boxer Josh Warrington said his mistake with cocaine was in the past after being teased about “party dust” ahead of a world title fight eliminator in October.

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Jack Bateson. PIC:: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Boxing: Bateson lands first-round stoppage win on pro’ debut

Friday night saw the return of professional boxing at Elland Road centenary pavilion, writes JAMES ODDY.

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Leeds star Bateson set for Friday night pro debut

LEEDS super bantamweight standout Jack Bateson will make his debut into the pro boxing ranks tonight with the former Sky Scholar facing Zsolt Sarkozi of Hungary.

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Jack Bateson.

Jack Bateson set for professional debut in Leeds

Ex-Great Britain boxer Jack Bateson is set to make his professional debut on Friday evening at the Elland Road banqueting suite.

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Crunch: Floyd Mayweather Jr catches Conor McGregor in their super welterweight fight.
Picture: AP Photo/Isaac Brekken

Fight night in Las Vegas: It’s 50 and 0 for Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather won for the 50th time in his decorated career when the fantasy fight with Conor McGregor proved anything but a mismatch as he stopped the Irishman in 10 rounds in Las Vegas.

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Scott Hufton from Owen Scott models the suit

The Huddersfield cloth used to make Conor McGregor's controversial suit

A bespoke tailor based in Huddersfield will stock replicas of a controversial suit worn by UFC champion Conor McGregor.

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A night of pro wrestling is coming to Leeds

Knight Family headline LPW wrestling show in Leeds

The Knight Family, related to WWE star Paige, will be among the guests for Leeds Pro Wrestling’s ‘High Voltage’ show which is being staged at St Chad’s Parish Centre on Otley Road on Saturday, September 2.

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Leeds boxer Qais Ashfaq. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Boxing: Ashfaq has world title in his sights under David Haye’s management

QAIS ASHFAQ admits he has left the amateur game with unfinished business.

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Luke Campbell

Hull’s Campbell to fight unbeaten Linares in Los Angeles

Luke Campbell will fight Jorge Linares for the WBA and WBC lightweight belts in Los Angeles on September 23.

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Nicola Adams.

Nicola Adams won’t gamble her career on a Las Vegas dream

NICOLA Adams could be on her way to Las Vegas but Yorkshire’s double Olympic champion is prepared to take a patient approach before tackling the bright lights of a world title fight.

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WIN MMA big fight tickets to see ACB 65 debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

WIN: Big fight tickets to see ACB 65 Mixed Martial Arts debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Cage fighting superstar Conor McGregor's forthcoming square up with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge interest in Mixed Martial Arts, on MMA - and we're giving you the chance to see what all the fuss is about for FREE!
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South Yorkshire cage fighters Ricardo Franco, Sam 'The Hurricane' Halliday and  and Sam Boult on the ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

Yorkshire cage fighters on ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Trash talking cage fighter Conor McGregor's forthcoming battle with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge global interest in MMA and three Yorkshire fighters are hoping to make a knockout impact this weekend.
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Layla Black.

Young Leeds stars to represent England at Commonwealth Youth Games

THE City Of Leeds Swimming Club will be triply represented at next week’s Commonwealth Youth Games, already awash with success after a record-breaking European Junior Championships in Israel.

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GOING PRO: Leeds boxing ace Qais Ashfaq. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

Boxing: Ashfaq hails ‘special’ time after turning pro with Haye

LEEDS boxing ace Qais Ashfaq has hailed “the start of something special” after turning professional under former world heavyweight champion David Haye.

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New-found freedom for Leeds’s own Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams is relishing her new-found freedom as a professional boxer as she plans to return to the ring towards the end of the year. Nicola, who was born in Leeds, saw off Maryan Salazar in May in her second paid contest since opting to switch after the successful defence of her Olympic title.

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