Adams fully focused on return

The 31-year-old was forced to withdraw from last summer???s Women???s World Championships in Korea after picking up a shoulder injury which forced her to undergo surgery.

But Adams, who became the first woman Olympic boxing champion when she claimed flyweight gold at London 2012, hopes her injury problems are now fully behind her.

???Everything is going really well at the moment,??? she told the Sportswomen show on Sky Sports News HQ.

???My shoulder is feeling good and my fitness is getting better. I???m getting sharper and stronger and my sparring is coming together really well. I???ve had a really good variety of different sparring partners, southpaws, orthodox, switch-hitters. It???s going really well.???

Adams??? prospective appearance at Liverpool???s Echo Arena next month will be her first in England since winning that historic gold medal in London almost three years ago.

???I haven???t boxed at home since 2012 so it???s really exciting for me,??? she said. ???The fans haven???t seen me box in my home country for a long time now and it will be nice for me to get back in the ring and knock off a little bit of ring rust as well.

The National Championships will see the women???s finals held alongside the men???s for the first time in the event???s 128-year history

???It really shows how everything is progressing now,??? Adams added. ???We have a lot of other major tournaments like the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games and the women???s boxing runs alongside the men???s boxing there, so I don???t see why it shouldn???t happen here as well.

???It???s a really exciting time and it???s going to be a really exciting tournament and it will be good to be able to watch all the great boxers under one roof.???

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