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Barry McGuigan: “The fighters have to be in exciting fights”

By Dewi Powell: International Hall of Fame entrant Barry McGuigan has brought big time boxing back to Wales but he says it’s up to the fighters to keep it here.

Joe Cordina qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

By Dewi Powell: Joe ‘Welsh Wizard’ Cordina has qualified for August’s Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. The lightweight (60KG) from Cardiff was victorious in the semi-finals of the Samsun tournament

Lee Selby knocked down for the first time: “The world isn’t very pretty from down there”

By Dewi Powell: Even when winning, boxing can be a tough gig. In the dressing room at London’s stellar O2 Arena, Lee Selby (23-1, 8KO) reclined with his blister-ridden feet

Lee Selby recovers from heavy Eric Hunter knockdown to retain world title

By Dewi Powell: Barry’s Lee Selby (23-1, 8KO) picked himself off the canvas to comprehensively out-point skillful Philadelphian Eric Hunter (21-4, 11KO) and retain his IBF world title. A looping

Tom Doran destroys Luke Keeler in four minute war

By Dewi Powell: Welsh boxing’s longest active unbeaten record was in serious danger of being ended until Deeside’s Tom ‘Dazzlin’ Doran (17-0, 7KO) extended the streak with a dramatic win