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By Steve Bunce IN THE Crumlin gym, the green blazer in the frame is a tiny and brilliant reminder of Phil Sutcliffe’s history. Last week over 100 boys, girls, men, and women walked past that blazer and filled every inch of the Dublin gym. There was nowhere to move, the heat was rising, and the noise hit
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By Elliot Worsell 1. Adam Azim (21) Having stepped up each time he has made an appearance in the ring, Azim fully blossomed in November when beating Franck Petitjean via 10th-round stoppage to secure the European super-lightweight title. That win moved his record to a perfect 10-0 (7) and elevated him beyond prospect level. 2.
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By Miles Templeton BEFORE the First World War, Wales was a real force in international boxing. The game was, of course, dominated by America, but with Britain, France and Australia also producing world-class fighters, Wales more than held its own. The first three Lonsdale Belt holders were all from Wales, with Freddie Welsh winning the
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By Declan Taylor IN KATIE TAYLOR’S Hall of Fame career, there is one box left unchecked: exacting revenge in an immediate rematch. But having suffered the first defeat of her career six months ago, when Chantelle Cameron claimed a majority decision victory at the 3Arena in Dublin, Taylor has the chance to right the wrong
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By Elliot Worsell (Part I of The Intervention: Froch vs. Groves can be found here) Chapter III WHEN his eyes open again, two things happen: one, he turns to me and says, “It’s a bit more morbid than usual, isn’t it?” giving no indication as to whether he is talking about the atmosphere in the
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