Fiery Nicola Adams wants world title fight in Leeds after blistering stoppage
Nicola Adams relished her return to her home city of Leeds on Saturday night as she produced a fiery performance to stop Mexico’s Maryan Salazar after 35 seconds of the third round at the First Direct Arena.
Queen of the ring Nicola Adams proud to be back on home soil
The patrons of East End Park Working Men’s Club had no idea that the teenager peeking through the curtains in front of them would blaze a trail for minority sport. Twenty years ago, when she fought as an amateur in modest surroundings and thick cigarette smoke, Nicola Adams’s dreams were gently ridiculed. Women’s boxing at the Olympic Games? No chance.
Nicola Adams set to take her first step on road to world title
Yorkshire’s Olympic heroine Nicola Adams is champing at the bit ahead of her professional debut at Manchester Arena tonight – which is planned to be step one en route to becoming champion of the world.
Leeds boxing golden girl Nicola is all fired-up for professional debut this weekend
Leeds’s Olympic heroine Nicola Adams is champing at the bit ahead of her professional debut at Manchester Arena tomorrow night (Saturday) – which is planned to be step one en route to becoming champion of the world.
SPOTY 2016: Leeds sporting heroes in the spotlight
IT MAY have been Andy Murray who took the title, but there was still plenty for Leeds to be proud of tonight as viewers of BBC Sports Personality of the Year were reminded about the successes of the city’s sporting heroes.