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Alex ARTHUR'S bid to become a boxing promoter has received a big boost after his plans were given the full backing of Scottish pro boxing chiefs at a meeting of the Scottish Area Council of the Boxing Board of Control.
Edinburgh's former WBO superfeatherweight champion Alex Arthur has confirmed that he has applied to the Boxing Board of Control to get a promoter's licence to enable him to stage a fight bill at Meadowbank Sports Centre on 27 August - a show on which he would top the bill as well as promote.
ALEX ARTHUR and Michael Gomez are set to go head to head again - but the only blows being traded this time around will be verbal ones.
ALEX ARTHUR has revealed that he hopes to make another title attempt this year, with his trainer saying he has a "new found passion" for the sport.
A CAPITAL boxing hero told today how his father's uncompromising view on drugs helped him make good his lofty ambitions, as he sets about delivering a clean-living message to youngsters outside of the ring.
It was a case of three steps forward, one step back for the Edinburgh boxers on the undercard of Ricky Burns' successful defence of his world super-featherweight championship at Braehead Arena on Saturday night.
CAPITAL boxer Alex Arthur is no longer the headline act. This Saturday, he finds himself on the undercard of the Ricky Burns versus Andreas Evensen WBO super-featherweight clash at Braehead and has to contend with an opponent announced only last night.
EDINBURGH boxer Alex Arthur was today dealt a blow after his planned opponent pulled out of a bout on Saturday.
Former WBO super-featherweight champion Alex Arthur has described his next opponent, Jamaican-born Gary Reid, as "a warm-up on the road back to glory.''
ALEX Arthur returned to his old form with a 79-74 points victory over Peter McDonagh at the Kelvin Hall.
CAPITAL boxing ace Alex Arthur and opponent Peter McDonagh had to be separated at the weigh-in ahead of tonight's Kelvin Hall clash after the Irishman thrust his face at Arthur's head.
Edinburgh boxer Alex Arthur has turned back the clock to ensure his future as lightweight.
AS BEFITS a man of faith, Alex Arthur sets great store by the power of redemption. While his religious convictions give him strength, it is his unshakeable belief in his boxing talent which convinces him he will reclaim his status as Scotland's leading pugilist.
Edinburgh's former WBO superfeatherweight champion Alex Arthur confirmed yesterday that he has signed the contract that marks his return to the camp of his former promoter and manager Frank Warren.
FORMER world champion Alex Arthur looks set to make his boxing comeback in Manchester in July on the undercard of fellow Capital fighter Kenny Anderson's British super-middleweight title fight.
CHAMPION boxer Alex Arthur has told how he thought he had lost his world title belt after leaving it lying on a movie set.
EDINBURGH'S ex-WBO super-featherweight champion Alex Arthur has been helping his nephew Sean Swanney train for tomorrow's Scottish Schoolboys Championships at Coatbridge.
HE'S used to swapping blows with some of the planet's hardest men so you'd hardly expect him to be beaten up by a woman.