Muhammad Ali looking to add to national title collection

Muhammad Ali of Keighley

Muhammad Ali of Keighley

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Keighley prospect Muhammad Ali is bidding to claim yet another national title on Sunday when he takes on Kealon McFadden of Brighton in the final of the class B 52kg England Youth Championships.

Bury Amateur Boxing Club member Ali (pictured) used his jab to great effect in winning his semi-final after just one round.

Opponent Shaba Ahmed (Ingles ABC) was given two standing counts before the referee stopped the contest at Croxteth Sports Centre in Liverpool.

Now Ali is determined to go all the way in the final at Worsley, near Manchester, which would set up another tilt at the British crown next month.

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