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Lewis Paulin aims to build on first stoppage success

Edinburgh featherweight boxer Lewis Paulin says he is pleased to have the monkey of his back having secured the first stoppage of his professional career at the SSE Hydro.

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Lewis Paulin is confident of victory at the Hydro on Saturday

Capital boxer Lewis Paulin itching for a shot at title

Undefeated featherweight boxer Lewis Paulin says he is ready for a big title shot should the opportunity arise.

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Lee McGregor, with coaches, from left, Peaj Khosrowpour, John McCarron and former world super featherweight champion Alex Arthur

Lee McGregor believes title has booked place on Gold Coast

Having made a first successful defence of his Scottish 52kg title, Meadowbank’s Lee McGregor believes he can start preparing for the Commonwealth Games in Australia which get underway in 12 months time.

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Matty McHale in training at Lochend Boxing club

Matty McHale hopes it’s third time lucky tonight

Lochend’s Matty McHale hopes to make it third time lucky when he boxes 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Reece McFadden for the Elite Scottish 52kg title at Ravenscraig tonight.

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Top team: Craig Morgan and Lochend coach Eric Brown

Lochend help youth champion Craig Morgan go the extra mile

Scottish 60kg youth champion Craig Morgan says the reputation of Lochend Boxing Club makes the 50-mile round trip he undertakes every day all the more worthwhile.

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Jason Easton flattened Zoltan Szabo at Meadowbank on Friday night. Pic: Andrew O'Brien

Why boxer Jason Easton’s bond with trainer will never be broken

The bond between Celtic super lightweight champion Jason Easton and trainer Kenny McCartney appears unbreakable.

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Josh Taylor celebrates with his team, including Barry McGuigan, second right. Pic: ANDREW O'BRIEN

Josh Taylor’s team keen to fulfil Edinburgh Castle wish

Cyclone Promotions manager Barry McGuigan would love nothing more than to make Josh Taylor’s dreams come true – he just doesn’t know if the weather will allow for it to happen.

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Jordan Coe, 20, from Falkirk a Thai boxer who has died suddenly in Thailand. Picture: Contributed

Tributes pour in for Scots Thai boxer who dies from heatstroke

Tributes have poured in from all over the world for a popular Scottish Muay Thai boxer who is understood to have died from heatstroke.

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Josh Taylor retained his Commonwealth super lightweight title. Pictures: Andrew O'Brien

Severe cut can’t stop Josh Taylor as he stops ‘Warrior’ Joubert

Josh Taylor produced another masterclass as he successfully defended his Commonwealth super lightweight title with a sixth-round stoppage of Warren Joubert at Meadowbank last night.

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Josh Taylor weighed in at 9st 13lbs - as did opponent Warren Joubert. Pic: Ian Georgeson

History beckons as Josh Taylor defends title at Meadowbank

If Meadowbank Stadium is to be demolished by the end of this year paving the way for new state-of-art facilities, Josh Taylor admits it would be a huge honour were he to be the last boxer to have won a major title at the iconic Capital venue.

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Jason Easton can't wait to get in the ring tomorrow night

City boxer Jason Easton plans to power past Meadowbank rival

Celtic super lightweight champion Jason Easton believes a longer training camp will help him thrill the Meadowbank crowd when he meets Hungarian Zoltan Szabo tomorrow night.

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Warren Joubert, centre, faces Josh Taylor, left, at Meadowbank on Friday night. Pic: ANDREW 0'BRIEN

Warren Joubert warns Josh Taylor: I’m here for your title

South Africa’s Warren Joubert insists he hasn’t travelled more than 8000 miles just to make up the numbers and fully intends on returning to the southern hemisphere as the new Commonwealth super lightweight champion.

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Lee McGregor in training

Lee McGregor stays in hunt for back-to-back titles

Meadowbank’s Scottish 56kg champion Lee McGregor remains on course to make it back-to-back national titles after securing his place in next month’s finals with a first-round stoppage of Greenock’s Garry Monkhouse.

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Josh Taylor has put his Commonwealth title on the line against Warren Joubert. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Terry McCormack: Josh Taylor will to win is stronger than ever

Boxing coach Terry McCormack believes Josh Taylor harbours such a will to win that even the prospect of losing at tiddlywinks would drive him around the bend.

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Josh Taylor will defend his Commonwealth super lightweight title

Win tickets to see Josh Taylor fight at Meadowbank

The Edinburgh Evening News has teamed up with Cyclone Promotions to offer readers the chance to win one of five pairs of £40 general admission tickets, and two pairs of £60 Outer Ringside tickets to the Josh Taylor v Warren Joubert Commonwealth super lightweight boxing title showdown at Meadowbank on Friday, March 24.

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Brian Forsyth

Brian Forsyth quits after narrow points defeat at Meadowbank

Brian Forsyth has revealed his Scottish super middleweight title loss to Rhys Pagan was his final bout as a professional boxer.

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Brian Forsyth, right, has been training hard

Brian Forsyth aims to prove he is worthy of headline status

Brian Forsyth says he hopes to prove his doubters wrong by bringing home the Scottish Area super middleweight title this weekend.

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Lee McGregor, left, alongside world champion Anthony Joshua at their base in Sheffield

Lee McGregor training with heavyweight Anthony Joshua

Scottish 56kg champion Lee McGregor has revealed how he has been preparing to retain his title next month by training alongside IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

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Lewis Benson fights Marek Laskowski at Meadownbank. Pic: TSPL

Lewis Benson keen to make up for lost time

Super lightweight boxer Lewis Benson says he is eager to make up for lost time when he contests his first competitive bout since October at Meadowbank on Saturday night.

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