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Flintoff and Dawson trade blows in Manchester on Friday

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Freddie Flintoff makes his boxing debut on Friday

Bunce on Boxing: Freddie Flintoff has put hard yards in – but he's no Mundine

When former England cricketer Freddie Flintoff is finally left alone on Friday night at the MEN Arena, hopefully he will not look down at the wet imprint left by his pal Ricky Hatton's stricken body on the same canvas.

Sport on TV: Right hook, said Fred. But where are his real 'friends'?

Andrew Flintoff seems to be looking for someone to knock some sense into him. From Lord's to the Ring (Sky 1, Thursday) documents his attempt to become a professional boxer, so at least the man who delivered bouncers at Aussie helmet badges can look forward to a career as another kind of bouncer if it all goes bottoms up.

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Freddie Flintoff trains under the watchful eye of Barry McGuigan

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