Martin Murray has set up a second world middleweight title shot in the New Year after stopping Venezuela's Jorge Navarro. The St Helens 30-year-old put Navarro down in the opening round and clinched victory in the sixth with a powerful two-punch combination.
British light-middleweight Brian Rose took a step towards elite level with a battling 12th-round stoppage of Joachim Alcine in Blackpool
Tyson Fury recovered from a knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden
Brendan Rodgers marks his 50th match as Liverpool manager knowing his work in returning the club to Europe's elite has barely started.