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The 10 best Liverpool boxers of all time

This great fight city has produced many notable performers, writes Daniel Herbert

9. SHEA NEARY

This super-lightweight (real name Jimmy) was involved in some exciting 1990s tear-ups, winning most thanks to a heavy punch. A former soldier, Neary held the WBU belt and found his eight-round stoppage loss to Micky Ward in 1999 immortalised on celluloid in the movie The Fighter.

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