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Josh Taylor versus Ohara Davies is confirmed

JOSH TAYLOR will fight Ohara Davies for the WBC Silver light welterweight title at the Braehead Arena, it has been announced.

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Stephen Simmons wants to fit in as many bouts as he can in the next two years

City boxer Stephen Simmons ready to put troubles behind him

Edinburgh boxer Stephen Simmons has revealed he was on the brink of calling it quits when he felt at his lowest ebb earlier this year.

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Lee McGregor reckons he landed his best punch ever in Cardiff. Pic: Greg Macvean

Lee McGregor wins UK title as close mate Jason Cummings watches on

Edinburgh’s Lee McGregor has successfully defended his Elite British 56kg title with a points victory over Englishman Louie Lynn in Cardiff.

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Lee McGregor: British crown can propel me towards Olympics

Lee McGregor: British crown can propel me towards Olympics

Rising boxing star Lee McGregor believes a third British title success in Cardiff this weekend will leave him in a position to challenge for an Olympic Games berth in Tokyo in three years time.

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Lee McGregor retains Belgrade Winners title in Serbia

Scottish 56kg champion and Meadowbank amateur Lee McGregor successfully defended his Belgrade Winners title in the Serbian capital last night.

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Lee McGregor

Belgrade is latest stop as Lee McGregor aims for Gold Coast

This weekend’s Belgrade Winners Tournament represents just the beginning of a busy couple of months for Scottish 56kg boxing champion Lee McGregor.

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Lewis Paulin on his way to victory over Luke Fash

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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