Double celebration for boxer Burnett

Belfast fighter Ryan Burnett celebrates both his 21st birthday and securing a professional boxing licence despite failing a medical 18 months ago.

Burnett, a former World Youth Olympic games gold medallist, was turned down for the licence after a brain scan.

However, a neurologist has proven that the brain irregularity poses no health risk and Burnett, who is training with Ricky Hatton in Manchester, has been granted a pro licence.

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