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Tyson Fury vows to win a world title by end of year after mismatch

Tyson Fury will fight again in August and expects to be kept busy by his promoter Frank Warren as he looks to claim a world title before the end of the year.

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Barry McGuigan: See Josh Taylor before he goes global

Barry McGuigan: See Josh Taylor before he goes global

Ex-world champion Barry McGuigan urged Scots boxing fans to “catch Josh Taylor while they can” as the edinburgh fighter prepares for a WBC world title eliminator with Ukraine’s Viktor Postol.

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Lee McGregor is keen to win a belt to show to his yet-unborn child. Picture: SNS.

Lee McGregor relishing chance to shine in world title bout

Every cloud has a silver lining, doesn’t it? Until a couple of months ago, boxer Lee McGregor remained largely unconvinced.

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Undefeated Edinburgh fighter Josh Taylor, left, came face to face with Viktor Postol for the first time in Glasgow earlier this week. Picture: Jen Charlton

Josh Taylor steps up training ahead of Viktor Postol fight

Josh Taylor has revealed he is training three times a day in preparation for next month’s WBC super lightweight world title eliminator against Ukraine’s Viktor Postol.

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Josh Taylor and Viktor Postol ahead of their fight at the SSE Hydro on 23 June. Picture: Jen Charlton

Viktor Postol says he has no fear of Josh Taylor

Having fought the best of the best in former undisputed world super lightweight Terence Crawford, Viktor Postol insists he has nothing to fear when he goes glove-to-glove with Scotland’s prized-asset Josh Taylor next month.

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Tony Bellew is sent to a neutral corner after knocking down David Haye on his way to a victory in five rounds at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday evening. Picture: Getty.

Tony Bellew vows to fight on after stopping David Haye

Tony Bellew has insisted he will continue to fight and has targeted Tyson Fury and Andre Ward as potential future opponents.

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Tony Bellew (right) sent David Hayes to the canvas three times during their fight at the O2 Arena. Picture: PA

Tony Bellew dominates David Haye in fifth-round stoppage

David Haye’s career was left in ruins after he again lost to Tony Bellew, this time following a fifth-round stoppage in their rematch at London’s O2 Arena.

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American boxer wearing pro-Trump shorts gets knocked out by Mexican

An American boxer sought to make a political statement in the boxing ring last night by wearing a pair of shorts endorsing Donald Trump’s border wall - only to get knocked out by a Mexican fighter.

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Reece McFadden, right, thought he'd done enough in his bout with Brendan Irivine of Northern Ireland. Picture: Getty

Commonwealth Games: ‘Sickened’ Scots boxer Reece McFadden slams judges

It was a body blow, Reece McFadden admitted, harder almost than any received amid the cut and thrust of hand-to-hand combat. One victory away from fighting for a Commonwealth Games gold which the 22-year-old flyweight had spent four years dreaming of and training arduously for. Three rounds, move on, jostle for the prize.

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Scottish cyclist Katie Archibald. Picture: Jeff Holmes

10 Scottish athletes poised to win medals at the Commonwealth Games

From the largest team ever to travel away, Scotland has a coterie of athletes ready and able to win medals and here are ten in a good position to shine on the Gold Coast, writes Moira Gordon

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Anthony Joshua throws a punch at Joseph Parker during Saturday night's unification fight. Picture: Getty

Clock ticks on Anthony Joshua landing shot at Deontay Wilder

Deep in the bowels of Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, Anthony Joshua sat with his four world heavyweight belts in front of him and called on Deontay Wilder to get serious about negotiations for a unification fight.

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Anthony Joshua celebrates with his belts after victory over Joseph Parker in their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight Championship contest. Picture: PA

Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker by unanimous points decision

World champion Anthony Joshua won the first heavyweight unification bout held on British soil as he gained a unanimous points verdict against Joseph Parker at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.

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Anthony Joshua, left, and Joseph Parker at the weigh-in ahead of their world heavyweight unification clash in Cardiff: Picture: Getty

Anthony Joshua ready to rock in battle of the champions

The boxing entrance is the sporting equivalent of the guitar solo, the moment when the stage is given over to you, and only you. You walk to that ring, you step through those ropes, let go a couple of windmill riffs and 80,000 people go nuts. And, if you are Anthony Joshua, millions more holler
their adoration via sundry broadcast channels in 215 
territories worldwide, at least according to the promotional audit, that is.

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New Zealand's Joseph Parker during his pre-fight public workout in Cardiff. Picture: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty

Joseph Parker must walk through storm to beat Anthony Joshua

If, as Larry Holmes claimed ahead of the Carlos Takam fight last November, Anthony Joshua would have sconed a peak Mike Tyson, what chance does Joseph Parker have tomorrow night in 
Cardiff?

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Anthony Joshua speaks ahead of his world heavyweight title unification fight against New Zealand's Joseph Parker. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Trash talk in short supply for Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker

Anthony Joshua predicts an early end. Joseph Parker is still deciding how he will end it.

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Josh Taylor catches Winston Campos with a punishing right-hand: Picture: SNS

Barry McGuigan tips Josh Taylor to win world title

Josh Taylor confirmed what every boxing fan has known for a very long time.

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Scotland's Josh Taylor celebrates his win over Nicaragua's Winston Campos. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Josh Taylor defeats Winston Campos in third to retain belt

Edinburgh’s Josh Taylor made a successful second defence of his WBC Silver super lightweight belt against Winston Campos at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

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WBC Silver belt champion Josh Taylor, left, and Nicaragua's Winston Campos at the weigh-in in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Josh Taylor ‘reverts to amateur days’ to combat Campos

Josh Taylor admits the 
late call-off by Mexican 
Humberto Soto has been far from ideal, however he insists his top amateur pedigree has prepared him well for this kind of scenario.

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Josh Taylor faces a new challenge after Humberto Soto, right, was injured in sparring

Josh Taylor to face new opponent after Soto pulls out

Josh Taylor has a new opponent for the second defence of his WBC Silver super-lightweight title this weekend after Humberto Soto pulled out.

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Boxer Megan Gordon will represent Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Teenage boxer Megan Gordon wins Commonwealth Games call-up

Elgin teenager Megan Gordon has been called into Scotland’s Commonwealth Games squad and becomes the second female boxer to be named in the team being sent to Australia in April.

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