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It is big, brash, very, very loud and coming to an arena near you this school summer holidays. Unlike the roundly panned musical exploits of Spider-Man in the US, the Caped Crusader live in the UK has enjoyed a trouble-free gestation to date. Yet at a cost of £12m it does carry a similarly grandiose ambition.

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A week that started in confusion ended in farce on Saturday night when a tiny cut put an end to the Amir Khan and Paul McCloskey world title fight in front of more than 17,000 stunned fans at the MEN Arena, Manchester.

Amir Khan v Paul McCloskey: Fight preview

Amir Khan will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against the unbeaten Paul McCloskey in his first UK fight in two years at the MEN Arena in Manchester tomorrow night.

Boxing: Khan comes home to face McCloskey

Amir Khan will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against the European champion Paul McCloskey on 16 April. In his first fight on home soil since 2009, the Briton will face the Northern Irishman at the MEN Arena in Manchester.

Boxing: Audley Harrison purse will not be withheld

The British Boxing Board of Control have confirmed they will not be withholding Audley Harrison's purse following his controversial bout with David Haye last November.

Boxing: Haye and Harrison set for big hit at box office as fight is confirmed

David Haye's defence of his World Boxing Association heavyweight title against Audley Harrison at the MEN Arena in Manchester on 13 November was confirmed today, setting up a fight that could generate more money than any other in British history.

Boxing: Harrison poised for Haye showdown

Audley Harrison looks set to secure an unlikely world heavyweight title challenge against fellow Englishman David Haye in November.

Boxing: 'Quietman' Ruiz taps into his inner anger

American veteran says he will produce a show of temper against Haye on Saturday

David Haye: The rise and rise of the Hayemaker

He beat Goliath and is ready for his first defence on Saturday... but there's no time for sex or chocolate for the heavyweight champ of charm, chat and chutzpah. Alan Hubbard speaks to David Haye

Lady Gaga, MEN Arena, Manchester

It is a brave artist who bins her stage show midway through her first arena tour, but Lady Gaga is nothing if not a perfectionist and her gamble pays off on this first date of her European leg.

Lady Gaga, MEN Arena, Manchester<br/>Hole, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

There are visions still tick-ticking in Lady Gaga's brain, while Courtney Love's caustic scream is a blast from the past

First Night: Lady Gaga, MEN Arena, Manchester

Lady shows why she's the queen of pop

Boxing: Haye sets Ruiz date

David Haye's first defence of his World Boxing Association heavyweight title was confirmed yesterday when it was announced that he would meet rugged veteran John Ruiz at the MEN Arena, Manchester, on 3 April in what will be the first world heavyweight title fight held in Britain since 2000.

Boxing: Haye title defence confirmed

WBA heavyweight champion David Haye is looking forward to fighting in front of a home crowd when he faces John Ruiz in Manchester in April.

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