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Statement by leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake regarding Josh Warrington world title win

Leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake, said:

“On behalf of the city, I would like to offer Josh huge congratulations on becoming Leeds’s first male boxing world champion after his sensational performance at Elland Road on Saturday.

“Not only is Josh a fantastic boxer, he is also someone who offers his support and gives his time to many initiatives in the city, which is tremendous. Saturday’s achievement is a reward for Josh’s hard work, commitment and dedication over many years.”