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Heart of Portsmouth ace aiming to become world champion

Ivy-Jane Smith has been backed to make her mark at world level.

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Jack Stringer, left, attacks Walid Adenas. Picture: Sam Seeley

Portsmouth pride after city’s navy ace lifts English title

JACK STRINGER celebrated becoming the Royal Navy’s first English title belt champion on a night of Portsmouth pride.

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Jack Stringer

Pompey pride on the line for English honour

THE ENGLISH title belt is up for grabs as two Portsmouth boxers collide tonight.

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Gosport ABC's Mateusz Bereznicki celebrates with Tony Gaze, left, after winning the under-80kg title at the Endland Boxing Development Championship. Saturday, October 28, 2017. PPP-171029-191550001

Big Bez delivers national title to Gosport

MATEUSZ BEREZNICKI has set his sights on international honours after Development Championships success.

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Portsmouth man reveals parents don’t know he’s a boxer after shock TV win

ERIC ISRAEL picked up a shock debut victory and admitted: My parents don’t know I’m a boxer!

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Mikey McKinson, right, in action against Stanislav Nenkov at Liquid & Envy in March 2016

McKinson tasked with taking out hero

MIKEY McKINSON is out to topple one of his heroes as big-time boxing returns to Portsmouth.

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From left, Colin Williams, national boxing champion Ben Bendle and Jason Evans     
Picture: David George.

Fundraiser for ‘a great boxer but an even better friend’

BOXERS across the city are fundraising for one of their own after he fell ill.

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Danny Couzens, left     Picture: Butterfly Boxing

Couzens shines as he ends unbeaten record

DANNY COUZENS has the Southern Area title in his sights after ending an unbeaten pro record.

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Danny Couzens Picture: Neil Marshall

Couzens beats Demetriou on points

DANNY COUZENS made it three wins on the bounce with a points victory over Londoner Spiros Demetriou on Saturday night.

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Joel McIntyre Picture: Neil Marshall

McIntyre: I will be British champion

JOEL McINTYRE reflected on his big-fight setback and vowed: I will be British champion.

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Danny Couzens Picture: Neil Marshall

Couzens fired up to dent rival’s perfect record

DANNY COUZENS is out to end an unbeaten pro record and zero in on a title shot.

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Fighting Jack Smith set to be added to city’s boxing memorial

A NEW name could be added to a memorial celebrating great fighters from Portsmouth’s golden era of boxing.

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WATCH: The stories of greatest fighters from Portsmouth's golden era of boxing

They epitomise the fighting spirit of Portsmouth itself.
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Jack Bishop aged 21 in the Airborne Division

‘If ever I had a hero in my life then Jack was it’

‘BOXING’S loss is heaven’s gain.’ That is just one of the heartfelt tributes paid to legendary city boxing trainer Jack Bishop, who has died aged 94.

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Boxing mourns legendary figure

Boxing is mourning the loss of Jack Bishop.

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Gloves are off as HMS Sultan engineers sting like a bee

HMS Sultan’s boxing squad demonstrated their skill in the ring at the DCTT Inter-College Boxing Championship.

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Reality TV boxer set to swim the Solent

REALITY TV star and retired professional boxer Andy Gatenby is planning to swim across the Solent – despite struggling to swim further than 400 metres.

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Joel McIntyre. Picture: Sarah Standing (161623-8349)

No rest for McIntyre after latest win

Joel McIntyre rewarded himself with a day off after chalking up his latest win.

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