Anthony Crolla has made an emotional return to the boxing ring.
Just before Christmas the Manchester boxer suffered a fractured skull and a broken ankle while trying to apprehend suspected burglars.
It meant his first ever world title fight, which should've happened two weeks today, was called off.
This weekend sees a Manchester derby in the boxing ring as Anthony Crolla takes on his good friend John Murray.
The winner hopes to get a shot at the world title in the near future.
There's a big night of boxing at the Echo Arena with some of the region's best fighters performing for a sell out crowd of over seven thousand.
Liverpool's Derry Matthews faces Manchester's Anthony Crolla for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight belt.
London 2012 Team GB captain Thomas Stalker goes head to head with Andrew Harris in his second professional fight.
Topping the bill is Tony Bellew who in his home city takes on Malawi's Isaac Chilemba in a WBC light- heavyweight eliminator bout.
Boxing promoter David Coldwell, who organised last night's fight between Kieran Farrell and Anthony Crolla, says the 22-year-old is to be released tomorrow.
Farrell, from Heywood in Manchester, collapsed following his first professional defeat and was rushed to hospital.