Boxing: Martin Jolley eyes championship crown

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Chesterfield veteran Martin Jolley has announced he will be coming out of retirement for another crack at championship honours.

Jolley will challenge Olly O’Toole for the EBF Midlands Area light-heavyweight championship in Derby on Sunday, May 26.

He was a tough-as-old boots professional who shared a ring with four world champions - Tony Oakey, Jason Matthews, Robin Reid and Glenn Catley - during his 75-fight career.

After a decade away, Jolley is getting back in the ring for his third attempt at Midlands honours at the Assembly Rooms.

O’Toole is a 23-year-old from Burton with an all-action style and is making the first defence of the belt he won in February with a points win over Karl Bell.

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