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Boxer prepares for fight with former world champion

Stourbridge boxer Sam Eggington believes a win against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi could catapult his career onto a new level. He takes on the veteran American fighter in just under two weeks at the O2 Arena in London.

It's his first defence of the WBC Welterweight title he won last year against fellow West Midlands boxer Frankie Gavin.

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Froch: Is a comeback on the cards for the boxing hero?

Nottingham boxer Carl Froch is celebrating after being awarded an honorary degree from one of the city's universities today.

The four time world champion donned the cap and gown at Nottingham Trent University this afternoon. Froch, who's an MBE, received his award alongside other students who were graduating today in front of their families. Froch spoke to us just before he received his scroll.

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