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UFC star tries her hand at Taekwondo

Manchester UFC fighter Rosi Sexton was given an afternoon lesson in Taekwondo from the British team ahead of her bout at the Phones4U Arena on October 26th.

Rosi and her fellow UFC fighter Andy Ogle also passed on some of their own tips to the British team as they prepare for the first ever Taekwondo Grand Prix which will be held at Manchester Central between 13th and 15th December.

The event will see the world's best Taekwondo athletes battle it out not just for the title but also for crucial international ranking points for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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Ricky Hatton tries his hand at UFC in Hyde

Two months on from announcing his retirement from boxing, former world champion Ricky Hatton was back in the ring today, getting a crash-course in mixed martial arts by Liverpool's UFC fighter Paul Sass.

Ricky Hatton with Liverpool's UFC fighter Paul Sass Credit: ITV Granada

Sass is taking on American Danny Castillo at Wembley Arena next month.

Sass currently holds the world record for the most consecutive victories via a move called the triangle choke.