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Sunderland’s Thomas Essomba faces Swansea’s Jay Harris in Commonwealth title defence

Thomas Essomba has been handed the first defence of his Commonwealth title.

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Champion: Luke Cope

Hartlepool boxer Luke Cope wins English title as fighting family celebrate another champ

Luke Cope has become the latest champion from Hartlepool – and his house – and it was all thanks to his brother.

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EU title challenger Martin Ward

Hartlepool’s Martin Ward fights Cristian Rodriguez for European Union title

Martin Ward will have home advantage when he fights for the European Union title. rd

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Aggressive approach: Glenn Foot on the attack against Lee Connelly

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot to use skill to beat Adam Little in British eliminator

Coach David Binns is looking for quality and not quantity from Glenn Foot in tonight’s British Championship eliminator in Wigan.

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Peter Cope celebrates his win against Fonz Alexander

Hartlepool’s Peter Cope boxes to order for win

Peter Cope was challenged by his new coach to win by boxing instead of going out to please the crowd.

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Lewis Ritson (left) takes on Jordan Ellison

Jordan Ellison will come back better and stronger from title defeat to Lewis Ritson

Jordan Ellison will not be down and out for long after his valiant attempt at the Northern Area Championship ended in defeat.

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Darren Surtees in action against Luke Keleher

Surtees can build on first title

Darren Surtees can start to dream of more glory nights after winning his first pro title in explosive style.

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Lewis Ritson (left) on the attack against Jordan Ellison. Picture by CRAIG LENG

Jordan Ellison knocked out by Lewis Ritson in Northern Area title cracker

Brave Jordan Ellison's crack at Northern Area championship glory ended with a seventh-round KO to old rival Lewis Ritson.

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Boxer Peter Cope.

Hartlepool boxer Peter Cope told to fight to orders on Christmas Cracker

Use your brain, not brawn.

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Gary Fox

Hartlepool fighter back in love with boxing

Gary Fox loves a fight and is determined to “wallop” a rival or two in 2017.

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Boxing brothers: Daniel Cope and Peter (right). Picture by TOM COLLINS

Hartlepool’s Peter Cope faces Fonz in first fight for new coach

Peter Cope will make his first appearance for new coach Neil Fannan – and it’s a case of happy days for the Hartlepool fighter.

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Richard O'Neill with Gus Robinson Developments coaches Alan Temple (left) and Peter Cope Picture by DAVID WOOD

Hartlepool boxer Richard O’Neill knocks out Ricky Alan for second pro win

Richard O’Neill will be hoping to get “busy” in 2017 having made a knock-out return to the boxing ring.

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Jordan Ellinson.

Jordan Ellison’s coach fires warning to title rival Lewis Ritson

Coach Peter Cope has warned Jordan Ellison’s title rival Lewis Ritson he will be “in for a shock” if he underestimates him, writes Roy Kelly.

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Tommy Ward

Top promoter Frank Warren takes British title hopeful Tommy Ward into his stable

Tommy Ward must wait to find out the location of his challenge for the British super-bantamweight title.

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Shelby Brazell in action against Chloe Hessin at Hartlepool Elite Boxing Club show at Hartlepool Engineers' Club.

Picture: TOM BANKS

Hartlepool Elite Boxing Club enjoy first show at new home

Hartlepool Elite Boxing Club hosted it’s first show at its new home at the Hartlepool Engineers Club.

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Younngstars: Hartlepool Catholic Boxing Club host first show of season

Younngstars: Hartlepool Catholic Boxing Club host first show of season

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National boxing champion Jordan Brough and coaches from left Andrew Close and John Stubbs

Youngstars: Hartlepool boxer Jordan Brough wins National Junior Development Championship title

Young boxer Jordan Brough is celebrating after winning a national title - only 10 months after taking up the sport.

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Boxing at Hartlepool Working Men's Club. B. Close, Headland ABC (red) and C Butler, Wearmouth BC (blue). Picture: TOM BANKS

Youngsters shine in Hartlepool Headland Boxing lub show

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Title hopeful  Darren Surtees. Picture by Stu Norton

Thornley boxer Darren Surtees fights Halifax’s Luke ‘the Nuke’ Keleher for belt

Darren Surtees is to fight for a belt in only his fifth professional bout.

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The last time they met: Lewis Ritson and Jordan Ellison (left) in action at Dunston in September 2015

Hartlepool boxer Jordan Ellison to fight Lewis Ritson for Northern Area title

In-form Hartlepool boxer Jordan Ellison is being lined up to fight for his first pro title.

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