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Rumble on the Humber bout divides city support

This weekend's Rumble on the Humber has not only divided two boxers in rivalry, but split the city in support.

Tommy Coyle goes up against Luke Campbell at the KC Lightstream Stadium in a much anticipated bout and to test the mood ahead of the bout James Webster asked people in Hull whether they were Team Tommy or Team Luke:

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Rumble in the Humber: Coyle and Campbell face off

Olympic champion Luke Campbell and his one time mate Tommy Coyle came face to face today at the final press conference ahead of their world title eliminator at Hull KR's Craven Park on Saturday night.

The fight, which is being billed as the 'Rumble in the Humber' is bringing out the best of the city's friendly rivalries, as John Shires reports:

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Boxer Kid Galahad banned for two years

UK Anti-Doping has today confirmed that former British, European and WBC International Super Bantamweight boxing champion Abdul Barry Awad, also known as Kid Galahad, has been suspended from all sport for two years following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation.

Kid Galahad Credit: Press Association

25-year-old Awad from Sheffield, tested positive for a metabolite of stanozolol, an exogenous anabolic androgenic steroid, following an in-competition test on 20 September 2014, after a bout against former WBO Super Bantamweight champion and former WBC World Youth champion Adeilson Dos Santos.

Following the closure of all appeal windows, Awad has been banned from all competitive sport from 20 September 2014 until midnight on 19 September 2016.

Awad is also disqualified from his bout against Dos Santos and forfeits any associated prize money.

Leeds boxer to defend title in home city

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington will defend his WBC International and Commonwealth featherweight title in his home city in September.

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The 24-year-old former dental technician will take on Australian Joel Brunker at the First Direct Arena in what will be the third defence of the title he won in Hull in November 2013.

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