Anthony Ogogo will make his first appearance of the year in Glasgow on Saturday week

Last Updated: 19/02/14 4:35pm

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Anthony Ogogo: Looking forward to a return to action

Anthony Ogogo: Looking forward to a return to action

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Anthony Ogogo has been added to the Glasgow bill on March 1 that sees Ricky Burns take part in his latest world title defence.

Ogogo, Team GB's Olympic bronze medallist, will box as a professional for a fifth time following a truncated campaign last year.

The 25-year-old had been due to appear on the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez undercard in September before sustaining an arm injury.

"I am really excited to be fighting on the March 1 bill and can't wait to get back in the ring for the first time this year," said Ogogo.

"It's a huge year for Glasgow with the Commonwealth Games going there this summer so it's going to be great to be able to fight there and experience the city - it should be a fantastic atmosphere."

Burns tops the bill as he looks to put a controversial victory, that saw him suffer a broken jaw, behind him when he takes on unbeaten American Terence Crawford.

Ogogo's Team GB team-mate Anthony Joshua also has his fifth professional outing against Hector Avila, while John Simpson meets John Murray in a clash of the lightweights, while unbeaten contender Scotty Cardle takes on Paul Appleby in an eight-round contest.

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