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Result: Brad Foster beats James Beech for British super bantamweight title

British professional boxing returned following the coronavirus lockdown.

Brad Foster won the British super bantamweight title outright and defended his Commonwealth crown with a thrilling points win against James Beech Junior.

British professional boxing returned following the coronavirus lockdown and Foster and Beech Junior served up a treat in the behind-closed-doors event at the BT Sport Studios in London.

Lichfield's Foster, 22, won on a unanimous points decision with the three judges' cards showing 116-113, 117-111, 117-111 in his favour, but 23-year-old Beech Junior, from Bloxwich, played his full part in a thrilling bout.

London's Hamzah Sheeraz underlined his potential by successfully defending his WBO European super welterweight title against Dundee's Paul Kean.

Sheeraz, 21, became the first boxer to stop Kean when the Scot's corner withdrew their fighter at the end of the sixth round.

London's David Adeleye, 23, made it two wins from his first two professional fights by stopping West Bromwich heavyweight Matt Gordon in the second round.

Earlier in the evening, Portsmouth lightweight Mark Chamberlain extended his win record to 6-0 and launched the return of British professional boxing with an early knockout of Wiltshire's Stu Greener in the first bout.

Ukrainian heavyweight Dorin Kryshmaru, based in London, scored a points victory over Swindon's Phil Williams.

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Tuesday's key events

· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

> Today's schedule in full
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