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Gavin McDonnell set to go to Hull and back again for world title dream

He may be Doncaster through and through but Gavin McDonnell has a certain affinity with Hull.

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Sam O'maison

Sheffield boxing: wins for home boys on Ryan Rhodes show

Three Sheffield boxers chalked up points victories at Bramall Lane this evening.

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Gavin McDonnell. Picture: Mark Robinson

Eddie Hearn tips Gavin McDonnell for surprise stoppage in WBC title clash

Promoter Eddie Hearn says he has a 'funny feeling' Gavin McDonnell will stop opponent Rey Vargas tonight to become WBC champion.

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Gavin and Jamie McDonnell

Twin Gavin can learn from my mistakes insists Jamie McDonnell

Jamie McDonnell believes twin brother Gavin can learn from his mistakes as he seeks to claim the WBC super bantamweight title this weekend.

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Gavin McDonnell. Picture: Mark Robinson

Gavin McDonnell’s journey of a lifetime told by those who know him best

It started with a drunken claim and could end on Saturday night with Gavin McDonnell reaching the pinnacle of the sport of boxing.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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Gavin McDonnell during his open workout in Hull this week. Picture: Matchroom

Confident Gavin McDonnell unfazed by ‘tall’ world title foe Vargas

Gavin McDonnell saw something yesterday that he has not experienced in his career so far – an opponent standing taller than him.

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Sheffield boxer Sam Sheedy

Sheffield boxer’s self-doubts disappear

Sam Sheedy will never worry about his stamina again, after going 12 rounds with Tommy Langford.

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Sam O'Maison

Sheffield fighter ‘will be ready for world scene soon’

Ryan Rhodes expects to learn more about his protégé on Friday night.

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Kell Brook and Eddie Hearn

Sheffield United want assurances over Kell Brook v Errol Spence Jr

Sheffield United want absolute assurance that a planned Kell Brook world title scrap with Errol Spence JR at their stadium WILL materialise.

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Jake Winfindale and Sam Sheedy

Medical tests halt Sheffield boxer’s dreams of big career

A young boxer’s hopes of a professional career in the ring appear to have been ended after an irregularity in his brain was detected.

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Kell Brook

How it went wrong for South Yorkshire boxing - but our sport will bounce back soon

Kell Brook's intrepid but ultimately unsuccessful showdown with pound for pound genius Gennady Golovkin was one of the most memorable chapters in recent, local boxing history.
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Kell Brook

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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Gavin McDonnell

The possible dream for Gavin McDonnell

An unimaginable dream is within reach for Gavin McDonnell and the reality has definitely set in.

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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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