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Willie Limond makes a comeback

40-year-old Willie Limond wins his return. Jon Bruce reports from ringside
Willie Limond
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Glasgow • June 6

GLASGOW’S former British super-lightweight and two-weight Commonwealth champion Willie Limond entered the Radisson Blu Hotel to rapturous applause in his first fight in two-and-a-half years. He was in the six-round main event against the experienced William Warburton on a St Andrew’s Sporting Club promotion.

Using the first frame to shake off some ring rust, Limond tried to get close to negate the height advantage of “Warby”. He got caught a couple of times coming in but kept pushing forward and was putting the pressure on his Lancashire opponent.

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