Martin Ward wants win for his trainer

Martin Ward of Great Britain looks on after his Men's Light weight boxing match during the LOCOG Test Event for London at ExCel on November 26, 2011
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IBF bantamweight challenger Martin Ward is determined to win the title for his trainer Neil Fannan.

Bantamweight world title challenger Martin Ward has revealed that he wants to win the world title for his trainer Neil Fannan.

Ward takes on fellow North-East boxer Stuart Hall for the IBF title this evening and is hoping to defy the odds.

He has also joked that his trainer may quit if he was able to bring home a world title.

"I want to win it for me and my family," Ward told the Hartlepool Mail. "But I also want to do it for Neil Fannan.

"It will complete his collection, Northern Area, English, British, Commonwealth and World. Mind you, if he wins the world title, he might pack it in.

"But seriously, it will be great for the old fella to get get the recognition he deserves."

Ward takes on Hall in Newcastle tonight.

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