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excelnew142.jpgThe championship boxing scheduled for Excel on December 9 has been switched to Liverpool because of Olympic test events.

The show, co-headlined by James DeGale and George Groves, will now take place at the Liverpool Echo Arena on the same date.

ff-jan28-olympic boxers1.JPGTop-class boxing returns to Excel as British super-middleweights George Groves and James DeGale top the bill.

British and Commonwealth champion Groves will defend his title, while DeGale, beaten by Groves earlier this year will put his WBO Intercontinental belt on the line on December 9.

ff-jun23-mitchellWEBBLY.jpgKevin Mitchell is eyeing a world title challenge after a stunning win in his comeback fight.

The Dagenham boxer, who trains at the Ultrachem TKO Gym in Canning Town, beat John Murray in a British lightweight showdown in Liverpool last Saturday, more than a year since his career looked all but over.

ff-jun23-mitchellWEBBLY.jpgKevin Mitchell makes his long awaited return to the ring next week and he's raring to go.

The Dagenham-based lightweight takes on John Murray at Excel for the vacant WBO inter-continental title on July 9. It's his first bout since losing to Michael Katsidis in a world title fight at Upton Park last May, and for Mitchell, 26, it's been a long and painful wait.

ff-jan28-olympic boxers1.JPGTop class boxing returns to The O2 in May when some of the best British talent will be in the ring.

Nathan Cleverly tops the bill on May 21 when he challenges Germany's Juergen Braehmer for the WBO light-heavyweight crown, but the most intriguing contest could be the bout between James DeGale and George Groves.