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Coyle-Campbell showdown on track

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

British lightweights Tommy Coyle and Luke Campbell both did what they were supposed to do on Saturday night: knock out solid opponents in entertaining fights and stay on course for a summer showdown. Coyle and Campbell, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, are good friends and are both from Hull, England, and their fight with each other is much anticipated.

"We both have the utmost respect for one another but through the city of Hull we are both loved and supported and the fight is being talked about a lot here," Campbell said after Saturday's victory. "Our job is to entertain the fans and for the business and entertainment side of things, we can put our friendship on hold for 30-odd minutes."

In Saturday's main event, Coyle (20-2, 9 KOs) scored a spectacular one-punch second-round knockout of Michael Katsidis (30-7, 24 KOs), sending him into la la land with a left hook.

"Pressure fighters can't go backwards," Coyle said of Katsidis.....

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