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Farooq aims to secure the British bantamweight title for good against Winters

British bantamweight champion Ukashir Farooq defends his title against Duane Winters in Glasgow on Saturday knowing he can win the belt outright
Ukashir Farooq
Manjit Narotra

ONCE he had scooped the British bantamweight title last September, Ukashir Farooq made it his mission to win it outright and to achieve this goal as soon as possible.

This led to a couple of defences within the next seven months as well as a third one set for Saturday (August 17) at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. Opposing Farooq this time will be Duane Winters, the Southern Arena super-bantamweight champion, and Farooq knows one more victory will give him the British belt for keeps.

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