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Heavyweight champion should be retired by the time Brit will challenge

Boxing: He's a Liverpool fan and he's even taller than Peter Crouch - but he's far more dangerous

Things are looking up for David Price, a rising heavyweight used to looking down at his opponents

Bryant gets heavy with the China syndrome

Judo: Britain's biggest hope

Boxing: Bitter Audley stripped of BBC title

Last fight night as Sydney hero makes a bitter exit

Boxing: Harrison and Skelton ready for British heavyweight showdown

It finally looks as if the boost that the British heavyweight division - and domestic boxing as a whole - needs will arrive with the imminent announcement of a fight between the champion, Matt Skelton, and Audley Harrison.

Boxing: Harrison has to make the long march

Audley Harrison scratched an 11-year itch last night when he comprehensively defeated the old stager of British heavyweight boxing, Julius Francis, over 12 rounds at Bristol's Whitchurch Sports Centre.

Boxing: The art of boxing

Audley Harrison is the real deal - a British heavyweight boxer of stirring potential. But how will he fit into the cultural pantheon? Is he ready to enter that mythical ring in which Muhammad Ali and Robert De Niro slug it out for eternity? Jonathan Rendall on the connection between culture and prize-fighting

Boxing: Lewis heaps praise on Harrison

As expected Richel Hersisia lost his World Boxing Foundation heavyweight title to Audley Harrison here on Saturday night. Not long after Hersisia had regained his feet from a fourth-round knock-out, Harrison was defending his selection of the beaten Dutchman. Harrison had a good deal of support from his co-promoter on Saturday night, Lennox Lewis.

Boxing: Harrison and Skelton: British but a world apart

Two thirtysomething heavyweight prospects go separate ways, for now
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