Magee eager for Kessler challenge
- From the section Boxing
Northern Ireland boxing veteran Brian Magee, 37, marks the first defence of his WBA super-middleweight title on Saturday with a bout against Denmark's Mikkel Kessler in Herning.
As a promising amateur, the Belfast-born boxer collected titles and honours - including a Commonwealth bronze and a trip to Atlanta for the Olympic Games in 1996.
Despite losing his bid for the IBF belt against Canada's Lucien Bute last year, Magee bounced back to hold a version of the WBA super-middleweight title as BBC Sport's Alex Gulrajani reports.
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