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Kell Brook to face Sergey Rabchenko on Super-Welterweight debut

Kell Brook will face Sergey Rabchenko on his debut at Super-Welterweight at the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield on March 3, live on Sky Sports.  Brook is gunning to become a two-weight World champion and that journey starts in his seventh outing in his hometown arena, and marks a return to action following his IBF World Welterweight showdown with Errol Spence at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane ground in May, hot on the heels of his showdown with Middleweight beast Gennady Golovkin  ‘The Special One’ is wasting no time in testing himself at his new weight by taking on Rabchenko. The Belarussian ...

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Amir Khan attempts Mayweather clash while Brook taunts rival

British boxer, Amir Khan, has been attempting to call out Floyd Mayweather out of retirement and have the fight he has wanted for several years. Khan, now 30, hasn’t stepped into the ring since his KO loss by Canelo Alvarez back in May 2016, and since then, the former Super Lightweight has been recovering from hand surgery. Khan now eyes a comeback to get his career back on track after a turbulent few months with his personal life being affected. Khan wrote on Twitter.com, “I know it’s been a year I’ve not fought due to hand surgery. I’m ready to make ...

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What happened to Amir Khan?

In the 2004 Olympics as a 17-Year-old fighter, one with fast hands, with a good jab to go along with his quick feet, won the Silver Medal in Athens and eyes were on him when he made his professional debut. He went on to be the youngest British World Champion at 22 years old, became a 2-division champion and has a record of 31 -4 with 19 KOs. Sadly, Khan has been inactive since his vicious KO loss to Canelo Alvarez while moving up in weight in May of 2016, and doesn’t have any planned fights for the rest of ...

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Brook to return this year after successful eye surgery

Kell Brook has vowed to return to the ring by the end of the year after a successful operation on his fractured right eye socket. Brook sustained the injury in his clash with Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield in May where he lost his IBF Welterweight crown to the American in front of a huge crowd at the home of Sheffield United FC. The Special One was hampered by the eye in the closing stages of the high class contest which ended in an 11th round stoppage win for the unbeaten challenger. Brook had surgery on the injury ...

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Security increased for Bramall Lane Fight Night

Kell Brook vs Eroll Spence

Following the tragic events on Monday night in Manchester, organisers are doing everything possible to ensure Saturday’s world championship boxing event at Bramall Lane is a safe and enjoyable spectacular for all. Sheffield’s Kell Brook defends his IBF World Welterweight title against American Errol Spence Jr. on a huge night of action in the Steel City, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Sheffield United Football Club, Matchroom Boxing, the British Boxing Board of Control and South Yorkshire Police have worked closely in organising the event. Stringent security measures were already in place before this week’s Manchester attack but further measures ...

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Pressure will be on for Spence Jr – Garcia states ahead of IBF title fight

Brook vs Spence Jr

Former WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia believes Errol Spence Jr can beat Kell Brook on Saturday night, if able to handle the pressure in his first title bout. Garcia, nicknamed ‘Swift’, sides with other American stars that ‘The Truth’ has the ability to overcome the IBF champion if ready and focused. Garcia spoke to Sky Sports ahead of the title fight in Sheffield, UK and said, ” I think it is a good fight and I think it is a 50-50 fight.” But Garcia is conscious of Brook being on home soil and believes that ‘Special K’ is in his ...

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Groves believes in achieving his dream of becoming World Champion

George Groves believes he is back to his best ahead of Chudinov fight

George Groves (25-3, 18 KOs) believes the time is right for him to be crowned World Champion when he meets Fedor Chudinov (14-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday, May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Hammersmith man will be challenging for the vacant WBA World Super Middleweight strap in his fourth World title attempt following two epic clashes with domestic rival Carl Froch and a split decision loss to Badou Jack. Since linking up with coach Shane McGuigan, the 29 year-old has secured four successive victories to pave the way for his latest World ...

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Kell Brook vs Errol Spence – Fight Week Schedule

Kell Brook vs Eroll Spence

Here is the schedule during the lead up to the big fight between Kell Brook and Errol Spence:   Wednesday May 24, 4pm start, Public Work Out, Peace Gardens, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH Fight week kicks off with the public work out at the Peace Gardens in Sheffield. Fighters on the bill will perform work outs and be available for brief one-on-one interviews – we cannot guarantee interviews with the main event fighters. Thursday May 25, 12.30pm start, Undercard and Main Event Press Conferences, Platinum Suite, Bramall Lane, Sheffield United FC, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4SU **MEDIA ONLY – ...

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Okolie and Cordina added to Brook bill

Brook vs Spence 27th May

Team GB stars Lawrence Okolie and Joe Cordina have been added to the packed Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence undercard at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on May 27, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Rio Olympic duo have enjoyed great starts to life in the paid ranks with both men boasting a pair of stoppage wins from the first two fights with Okolie blasting away his first two opponents inside a round and Cordina landing a fourth round KO at Wembley Stadium as he kicked off the Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko card in April. Okolie was set to ...

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Matchroom Boxing sign Olympian captain Fowler who is set to feature in Brooks box office blockbuster

Anthony Fowler signs professional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Photo Credit: Mark Robinson

Olympic captain Anthony Fowler has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Fowler captained the Great Britain team at the 2016 Rio Olympics where he was the Middleweight representative. The 2014 Commonwealth gold medal man and six-time ABA champion will kick-off life in the paid ranks on the undercard of the monster Welterweight battle between IBF World champion Kell Brook and his fearsome unbeaten mandatory Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on May 27, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Liverpool ace, cousin of Anfield legend Robbie, will train alongside Merseryside hero Tony Bellew under trainer Dave Coldwell, ...

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