Manchester boxer Anthony Crolla has been cleared to resume his career in the ring by doctors after a brain scan.
Crolla suffered a fractured skull and a broken ankle while attempting to catch suspected burglars outside a neighbour's home in Chadderton shortly before Christmas.
Today he received the results of a brain scan which came back all clear.
The final decision on whether he can box again rests with the British Boxing Board of Control.
He'll meet them next month.
Anthony told Granada Reports:-
I'm absolutely delighted, this means everything to me, my career and livelihood were at stake. Now I can't wait to get back in the ring."
Ellesmere Port boxer Paul Butler aims to make boxing history tonight when he faces South African Zolani Tete for the IBF world super-flyweight title. Butler has already been crowned world champion at bantamweight. Victory at Liverpool's Echo Arena would see him join an elite list of British boxers to be crowned a two-weight world champion. David Chisnall reports.
Chris Hall catches up with Former World Light-Heavyweight champion John Conteh during his visit to support Liverpool boxers Kevin Satchell and Jazza Dickens.
Derry Mathew's world title shot on Friday March 6 at the Liverpool Echo Arena has been put on hold after his opponent Richar Abril has withdrawn with a viral infection.
It is thought that the Cuban Abril has been suffering from a viral infection, possibly Dengue Fever.
The show itself has not been canceled with boxer Paul Butler headlining the event fighting for the IBF World Super-Flyweight title against Zolanni Tete.
Also on the card are Merseyside stars Kevin Satchell, Liam Smith and Jazza Dickens, plus Lancashire favourite Jack Catterall all in big title action.
Boxer Tony Bellew is asking Everton fans to stay in their seats at half time tonight, as filming takes place for an upcoming Hollywood movie.
He will be starring in a Rocky spin-off called Creed, chronicling the career of Apollo Creed's grandson Adonis.
Need a favour from you blue boys tonight! If your in Goodison Park then please stay in your seat at halftime for the short message #COYB
Bolton Boxer Amir Khan has released a prank video in his attempts to get Floyd Mayweather to fight him next.
The video was shot by the fighting equipment company RDX Sports, it shows Khan getting interviewed wearing a Mayweather mask and claiming that the pound-for-pond king is scared of fighting him. The video also shows Khan fighting off a crowd of 'fake Mayweathers'.
Earlier this week he gave the american champion a five-day deadline to accept his challenge. Mayweather has until tomorrow to respond but speculations are growing that his next fight will be against Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.
Liverpool boxer Derry Mathews says he would be prepared to offer his rival Anthony Crolla a world title shot if he beats Cuban Richar Abril in March.
It's been confirmed today that Mathews will face the WBA Lightweight champion at the Echo Arena.
It's the fight Crolla was all set for until he suffered a fractured skull tackling suspected burglars over Christmas.
Mathews, who's already fought Crolla twice - and has yet to lose to him - says a third showdown is a possibility.
But he's got to beat a superstar of the sport first.
Liverpool's Derry Matthews is expected to be handed a surprise shot at the World Lightweight title.
It's thought he'll take on the Cuban, Richar Abril for the WBA belt at Liverpool's Echo Arena in March.
It's the fight that Manchester's Anthony Crolla has had to give up after suffering a fractured skull when confronting suspected burglars.
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.
Amir Khan has laughed off claims from Floyd Mayweather that he's not a big name and believes the American could be running scared.Read the full story ›