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Boxing: Leeds boxer Thomas Young ready for the ‘Ultimate’ test

THOMAS Young started boxing because he fancied trying something different.

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VIDEO: Tickets on sale to see Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington v Lee Selby world title fight at Elland Road

Tickets to see Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington fight rival Lee Selby for boxing's IBF World Featherweight title at Elland Road go on general sale on Monday, February 12 at 10.30am.

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Australia bound: Team England boxer Natasha Gale. (Picture: Andrew Roe)

Natasha Gale handed her shot at Commonwealth Games medal glory in Australia

LEEDS’ European champion Natasha Gale has been named as one of 12 boxers set to represent England at April’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia.

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Josh Warrington’s not worried by underdog tag for Lee Selby showdown

UNBEATEN Leeds boxing ace Josh Warrington is confident of defying the unfamiliar tag of underdog in May’s IBF world featherweight title bout against Welsh foe Lee Selby at Elland Road.

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Leeds boxer Qais Ashfaq.

Leeds Olympian Qais Ashfaq signs up with Matchroom Boxing

Yorkshire Olympian Qais Ashfaq has signed with Matchroom Boxing in a bid to kickstart his professional career.

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VIDEO – Boxing: Warrington predicts world-title holder Selby will melt in Elland Road cauldron

JOSH WARRINGTON believes his world title opponent Lee Selby will crumble in a white-hot atmosphere at Elland Road with the fighter describing the city’s partisan fans as “a different breed”.

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'Leeds Warrior' Josh Warrington is scheduled to fight Lee Selby at Elland Road on May 19.

Boxing: Elland Road dream a step closer for Leeds-based world title contender Warrington

Josh Warrington’s dream of winning a world title at Elland Road is a step closer after Leeds United’s stadium was confirmed as the venue for his IBF featherweight bout with Lee Selby.

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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington will fight Lee Selby at Elland Road on May 19

VIDEO: Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington to fight Lee Selby for world title at Elland Road

Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington will fight Lee Selby for the IBF World Featherweight title at Elland Road - the home of Warrington's beloved Leeds United, it has been announced.
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Josh Warrington knocks down Dennis Ceylan during their Featherweight bout at the First Direct Arena, Leeds, last October. PIC: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Josh Warrington aiming to put city of Leeds on world boxing map

JOSH WARRINGTON has it all in front of him this year. His wife is due to give birth to twins next month and in May, after so much patient build up, a world title fight is finally waiting. “It’s been a long time coming,” the featherweight said, for him and his city.

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Josh Warrington's win over Dennis Ceylan in Leeds last October got him a shot at the IBF featherweight title.

Leeds fighter Josh Warrington vows to exploit Lee Selby’s ‘weak points’

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington will make his first attempt to claim a world title when he fights IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby in May.

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Leeds Sports Awards 2018 is breaking all records

A RECORD number of nominations and votes have been received for the 2018 Leeds Sports Awards, set to be held at First Direct Arena on Thursday, March 1.

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Josh Warrington celebrates beating Dennis Ceylan.

Big year for ‘Leeds Warrior’ Warrington in and out of the ring

Josh Warrington is eyeing a twin celebration in 2018 – in and out of the boxing ring.

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GB, Tri Nations and England boxing champion Hope Price. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Boxing: Prices are right for a tilt at Youth Olympics

WITH A European Championships silver and bronze medal between them, 2017 has been quite the year for Leeds boxing brothers Hope and Ellis Price.

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My way: Natasha Gale at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield where she is training to emulate her heroine Nicola Adams, just don't dare suggest she is the next Adams. (Picture: Andrew Roe)

Weekend Interview: Natasha Gale plots own route out of Nicola Adams’s shadow

YORKSHIRE’S rising star of women’s boxing Natasha Gale is fully aware that comparisons will be drawn between herself and double Olympic champion Nicola Adams.

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Leeds boxer Nicola Adams.

Nicola Adams looking to put down a world title marker in Canada

Nicola Adams will fight abroad for the first time as a professional when she takes on Soledad Macedo in Quebec in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

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HIT MAN: Josh Warrington celebrates beating Dennis Ceylan at Leeds' First Direct Arena earlier this year. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Josh Warrington stays calm as Lee Selby talks up Leeds fight

leeds FEATHERWEIGHT boxing star Josh Warrington will quietly “keep his focus” after world champion Lee Selby confirmed he was ready to clash with the Yorkshireman in a world title fight next year.

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Lee Selby celebrates after beating Eduardo Ramirez in their IBF World Featherweight Championship bout at the Copper Box, London last night.

Lee Selby calls for showdown with rival Josh Warrington

Lee Selby called for a showdown with Leeds boxer Josh Warrington after successfully defending his IBF world featherweight title against Eduardo Ramirez.

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Conor Loftus. Picture: GB Boxing.

Boxer Conor Loftus aims to put down an Olympic marker at GB Championships

LEEDS boxer Conor Loftus admits the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be at the forefront of every boxer’s mind at tonight’s GB Boxing Championships at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield.

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Keighley boxer Muhammad Ali facing long ban after testing positive for a steroid

Keighley boxer Muhammad Ali is facing a long ban after testing positive for a steroid in April, the sport’s international federation AIBA has confirmed.

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Josh Warrington knocks down Dennis Ceylan in the 10th round.

Josh Warrington eyes Lee Selby world title fight after beating Dennis Ceylan

Leeds featherweight star Josh Warrington overcame a few tricky moments against Denmark’s previously unbeaten Dennis Ceylan last night to put himself in pole position for a world title shot with Lee Selby.

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