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Smith brothers bring Christmas cheer to troops

Smith brothers were amongst North West boxers who visited Weeton Barracks Credit: ITV
Serving up Christmas dinner to troops Credit: ITV

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.

Christmas lunch at Weeton Barracks Credit: ITV

Tony Bellew apologises to fans after losing title fight

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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..

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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

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Bellew butts opponent

The fighters clash early in Quebec Credit: @eddiehearn

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.

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