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American challenge ready to face Kell Brook at Sheffield United FC

American Errol Spence says he is prepared to do what Kell Brook did three years ago - and win the world title in his opponent’s back yard.

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Kell Brook with trainer Dom Ingle at Bramall Lane

Bramall Lane ‘all ready’ to host Kell Brook’s clash with Errol Spence

There are few obstacles standing in the way of Kell Brook seeing his ambition to fight at Bramall Lane fulfilled, The Star understands.

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Kell Brook is set to be back at Bramall Lane - this time defending his IBF world title

Kell Brook to fight Errol Spence Jr with Bramall Lane a potential venue

Kell Brook will defend his IBF welterweight title against Errol Spence Jr, promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed.

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Boxer Sam O'Maison trains at Ryan Rhodes' boxing gym. Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield boxing: You’ve got to hand it to Sam

Sam O’maison’s future in his own hands - with a little bit of help from the specialist who wraps them.

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Adam Etches, bruised after John Ryder defeat

Sheffield boxer shrugs off facial injury and can’t wait to return

Adam Etches’ second career defeat - and a badly bruised face - hasn’t put him off his ambition to climb boxing’s rankings.

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Adam Etches (left) and John Ryder during the vacant IBF International super middleweight title bout at Olympia London.  Picture  Steven Paston/PA Wire

Sheffield boxing: Mixed night for Adam Etches and Kid Galahad

Adam Etches has to go back to the drawing board after losing to John Ryder over 12-tightly contested and at times gruelling rounds at London’s Olympia.

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Barry Awad and  Ricky Hatton

Sheffield boxing: Career test awaits Kid Galahad tonight on ITV4 show

Kid Galahad goes into tonight’s match against former world champion Joseph Agbeko in the fitness and form of his life.

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Sheffield boxing: broken jaw of rival doesn’t faze Adam Etches

Sheffield boxing: broken jaw of rival doesn’t faze Adam Etches

The last time John Ryder fought a Sheffield boxer, he dished out a double fracture of the jaw.

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Kid Galahad v Adeilson Dos Santos 20/09/14

Sheffield boxing: Bronx battler is in Barry’s sights on ITV bill

Kid Galahad has always wanted to challenge himself against some of the best fighters in the world.

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Adam Etches, right, determined to put on a show on the ITV4 bill

Sheffield boxing: New, improved Adam Etches ready to beat the odds...and John Ryder

Adam Etches won’t be the slightest bit bothered if he enters the ring as the bookies’ underdog on Saturday.

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Atif Shafiq

Boxing: Ingles hit back after ITV4 criticism of their Sheffield gym by David Price

Dominic Ingle has hit back after heavyweight puncher David Price publicly blamed the famous Sheffield gym for one of their own boxer’s defeats.

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Lewis Taylor wants a pop agaisnt Etches or Ryder

Sheffield boxing: Taylor has eyes on Etches v Ryder victor

Lewis Taylor will be a keen observer when fellow Sheffield scrapper Adam Etches takes to the ring a week on Saturday.

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Kell Brook

Why the Amir Khan v Kell Brook fight will never happen

Don’t worry about finding the cash for a Kell Brook v Amir Khan ringside ticket - it isn’t going to happen.

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Sheffield-bound boxing legend Frank Bruno

QUIZ: Can you be perfectly Frank when it comes to Sheffield-bound boxing legend Bruno's beloved sport?

Retired ring king Frank Bruno brings his hard-hitting one man show to Sheffield this week.
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Eddie Hearn (left) can't reach a deal with Amir Khan (centre)

Amir Khan’s team puts paid to Kell Brook battle

Kell Brook’s frustrating wait to trade leather with Amir Khan isn’t going to end any time soon.

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Atif Shafiq

Crunch: Sheffield/Rotherham fighter’s night ends in seconds

ITV4’s assault on the TV boxing market was memorable for one single punch...but with it came the cruellest of irony for Atif Shafiq.

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Happier days: Dennis with Lewis Taylor

Dennis Hobson column: We’re as good as anyone at securing the right fights

Tell us what you know about Sam Sheedy and Liam Cameron and former stablemate Lewis Taylor?

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Local former boxer Billy Calvert is caught out by Coronation Street's Steve Arnold and Local ex-Boxers Chairman Harry Carnall. (27/2/04)

Boxing retro: memories of a teak-tough Sheffield boxer

Veteran members of the Sheffield boxing community spared a thought for featherweight Billy Calvert, as we moved into the New Year.

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Victory salute for Naseem Hamed after victory over Freddy Cruz

Boxing history-makers: South Yorkshire’s greatest EVER fighters

Being a reigning champion, at British, European or world level, is a prestige achievement in the sport of boxing.

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Atif Shafiq and Gavin McDonnell

Atif will face unbeaten foe in TV duel

Ingle-gym super lightweight Atif Shafiq will try and wreck the undefeated record of a Kazakh prospect on Saturday.

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