Mayor admits Bristol needs better sporting facilities

Lee Haskins' British bantamweight fight with Martin Ward on Saturday week will be the first major boxing event in Bristol for 15 years.

It's being held at a school sports hall, leading to fresh calls for a purpose-built arena in the city to host top class sporting events.

Bristol's Mayor, George Ferguson, admits the city needs better sporting facilities:

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Boxer Haskins retains title

Bristol's Lee Haskins has retained his British Bantamweight title after beating Jason Booth over 12 rounds at the City Academy.