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Legendary referee Richard Steele, who refereed some of the most famous fights in history including Hagler v Hearns, joins Mike and Steve to remember his career, including the notorious late stoppage of Meldrick Taylor v Julio Cesar Chavez and travelling to South Africa at the invitation of Nelson Mandela. Also, a look ahead to Joe Joyce and Daniel Dubois' returns to the ring this weekend.
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