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Boxing Day

by | 13th, May 2003

‘AND that is more than former I’m A Celebrity contestant Darren Day may soon have with ITV apparently keen to stage a bout between him and comedian Craig Charles.

‘Wow! It’s 2.5%’

The two are due to clash on July 16, according to the Mirror, after ITV decided to pick up the celebrity boxing series, The Fight, from the BBC.

The Beeb pulled out after the British Boxing Board Of Control labelled the fights dangerous and irresponsible, but ITV seems to have no such qualms.

The Mirror says it will work with the International White Collar Boxing Association to make sure the bouts are evenly matched.

‘We’ll make sure that the people are about the same size,’ an ITV insider says. ‘The BBC kept shoving big people in against far smaller people.’

Which is exactly what the British public wants to see. Roll on Lennox Lewis versus Paul Ross…’

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