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SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: A boring, one-sided, one-day event, Saints supporters are deluded, Mayweather ‘fight’ will be a farce

Pakistan, and their supporters, saved what was a dismal Champions Trophy competition.

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Imraan Shirazi with coaches Chris Baker (left) and Akif Shirazi.

Hull heartbreak for young Shirazi

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club talent Imraan Shirazi fought in Hull at the weekend looking to make it two Box Cup tournament wins within a week.

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Imraan Shirazi with proud dad Akif.

Rising star Shirazi shines in Bristol

Young Peterborough boxer Imraan Shirazi picked up the best win of his short career when becoming Bristol Box Cup champion at the weekend.

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Tommy  Martin at Vic's Gym.

Martin moves to Hampton gym in search of a new champion

A champion boxer has launched a search for a new star in Peterborough.

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Imraan Shirazi with Frankie Coyle.

Imraan puts up a brave fight in national semis

Young Peterborough Amateur Boxing Club star Imraan Shirazi just missed out on a place in a national final at the weekend.

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Imraan Shirazi.

Big fight for young Shirazi

Young city boxer Imraan Shirazi has a big fight in Milton Keynes this weekend.

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Alfie Baker in action at the Peterborough Police Boxing Club annual dinner show.

SHOWTIME: Mayor witnesses an Ali shuffle at the Regional College

Local punchers put on a show worthy of a mayoral visit at the Regional College.

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Classy Anthony Joshua.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Mighty fighters, dodgy divers and snooker snorefest

I’m no boxing fan, but Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko proved you don’t have to display pretend hate or make distasteful pre-bout comments to drum up interest in a big fight.

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The Top Yard team at St Neots. From the left are coach Majid Romani, Mustafa Rafiq, Omar Shaheen, Junayd Ali, coach Ballal Javed and coach Hamad Javed.

FIGHT REPORT: Mustafa makes it two wins out of two

City boxer Mustafa Rafiq made it two wins out of two when fighting at a show at St Neots on Saturday (April 29).

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The Top Yard team at Chatteris. From left are Ballal Javed, Fazaan Khalid, Krisz Horvath, Amaan Nadeem, Majid Romani and Hamad Javed.

Emily is a knockout for city club and Alfie stars on debut

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club’s first female fighter, 26 year-old Emily Hodges from Wittering, made a stunning debut for the city club last week.

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Danny Coupe with coach Leighton Morgan.

Impressive victory for Coupe and a winning start for Khalid

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club fighter Danny Coupe defied the odds to pick up one of the best wins of his career in Coventry.

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The Top Yard team at Aston. From the left are coach Bilal Javed, Zayn Shiraz, Fazaan Khalid, Omar Shaheen, Junayd Ali, Amaan Nadeem, coach Hamad Javed and coach Majid Romane.

UNLUCKY LOSERS: Top Yard pair miss out on split decisions

City boxers Zayn Shiraz and Omar Shaheen were both unlucky losers when they fought for new Peterborough club Top Yard ABC at a show in Birmingham at the weekend (April 8)

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Kacper Kozak (left) after his win in Newmarket.

Imran Khan bowls over opponent

It was three wins out of four for Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club at the weekend.

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Some of the coaches and boxers at the new Top Yard School of Boxing.

Mustafa gets new city club Top Yard off to a winning start

Mustafa Rafiq got new city boxing club Top Yard School of Boxing off to a flying start at the weekend.

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Imraan Shirazi, coach Akif Shirazi and Kieran Cocker in Bristol.

Kozak pipped on points

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club prospect Kacper Kozak narrowly failed to make it to the semi-finals of the Junior ABA Championships.

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Karl Wheeler lost his Southern Area title challenge.

FIGHT REACTION: Wheeler vows to carry on after his brave title bid

Down but not out. That’s the message coming from Karl Wheeler today (March 20) after suffering Southern Area title defeat 48 hours ago.

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Karl Wheeler (right).

TITLE FIGHT: Wheeler beaten, but he put on one hell of a show

Peterborough puncher Karl Wheeler put on a brave display, but lost his Southern Area Cruiserweight title fight at the York Hall last night (March 18).

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Karl Wheeler (right) in action against Ossie Jervier last October.  Wheeler won on points.

Wheeler’s big heart could earn him Southern Area title glory

Karl Wheeler is aiming to end Peterborough’s long wait for a major boxing champion this Saturday night.

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Muhammad Khan and Kieran Cocker at a show in Attleborough.

Cocker unlucky to miss out on a split decision

Peterborough Police Amateur Boxing Club had two fighters in action at a show in Attleborough on Saturday night and should have had two winners according to the club’s head coach Chris Baker.

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Birthday boy Kieran Cocker pictured with his coaches Mark Dane (left) and Chris Baker.

Birthday boy Kieran brings down RAF fighter at Wyton

City boxer Kieran Cocker celebrated his 21st birthday in his favourite place - the boxing ring.

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