Blackpool boxer Brian Rose, who walked away from the sport five years ago, is now preparing for the fight of his life.
Derry Mathews became British lightweight champion for a second time after a split decision victory over Martin Gethin.
Scott Quigg made a successful defence of his WBA super-bantamweight title with a second-round stoppage of South African Tshifiwa Munyai.
Liverpool boxing stars the Smith brothers were amongst a group of North West boxers who have helped bring some festive cheer to local troops.
Liam, Stephen, Paul and Callum helped serve up Christmas dinner to soldiers from 2nd Battalion the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment at Weeton Barracks near Blackpool. The regiment has a strong tradition of boxing.
I'd like to apologise to everyone for not doing what I said I would do! I gave it everything and the better man won and that's it. Gutted..
The fans who travelled, ill be forever in your debt I'm truly shocked.. Like I said the better man won, no excuses. Thanks again for support
Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew headbutted world champion Adonis Stevenson at their weigh-in.
The pair, who clash in Quebec for the WBC light heavyweight title, had to be dragged apart as their face-off threatened to boil over.
Stevenson thrust his forehead into the face of Bellew, who then retaliated.
Liverpool's Tony "Bomber" Bellew is in Canada to take on Adonis Stevenson for the WBC Light Heavyweight crown.
Bury's Scott Quigg is hoping to make a statement tonight when he defends his WBA super-bantamweight title against Diego Silva in Manchester.