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Luke Campbell tweets his thanks after victory fight

Hull's Olympic boxing champion Luke Campbell took to social media last night to thank his supporters as he made his professional return to the ring. The 26-year-old faced Craig Woodruff at Liverpool's Echo Arena after a five-month lay off while his father had treatment for cancer.

Campbell won on points against the Welshman to maintain his unbeaten record.


Doncaster boxer fights to become double world champ

It is a big weekend for one boxer from Doncaster who is out to make up for lost time when he fights on the undercard of the big Froch versus Groves rematch at Wembley Stadium.

Jamie McDonnell, who was last year stripped of his world bantamweight title, has the chance to become a double world champion, if he can get the better of his Thai opponent.

Chris Dawkes reports:

Boxing greats back in the ring

Boxing great Frank Bruno Credit: PA

Boxing greats Frank Bruno and Johnny Nelson will take to the stage again for a special ringside event at the The Barnsley Metrodome this evening, where fans can hear all about their amazing careers.

Bruno famously started his professional heavyweight career in 1982 where he went undefeated in 20 fights, catching the attention of the world of boxing. His record stands at 45 fights, 40 wins and 38 of them by way of K.O.

Johnny Nelson, who's from Sheffield also started his professional career in the 1980's where he dominated the cruiserweight divisions on a global scale. Picking up 45 wins and 29 K.O's during that time.

And another ..... Johnny Nelson Credit: PA

Leeds boxer Warrington takes on Munroe to defend title

Leeds' Josh Warrington celebrates defeating Hull's Samir Mouneimne in November 2013 Credit: Richard Sellars/PA

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington defends his Commonwealth Featherweight title in Manchester tonight.

The 23 -year- old, who took the vacant crown with the first stoppage of his career in Hull last November - is up against the vastly more experienced Rendell Munroe, who's previously held both the Commonwealth and European belts.

Kid Galahad eyes title success

The unbeaten Sheffield boxer Barry Awad - better known as Kid Galahad - takes the next step in his career tomorrow night, when he takes on Spain's Sergio Prado for the vacant European Super Bantamweight title at Pond's Forge.

The 24 year-old is trying to follow in the footsteps of another colourful Sheffield fighter - Prince Naseem Hamed - who almost exactly 20 years ago won a European title at the very same venue.

John Shires went to meet the title hopeful:

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