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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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Dennis Hobson and Dennis Hobson Snr

Sheffield boxing legend to be cryogenically frozen

The remains of a legendary member of Sheffield’s boxing community, who died last week, are to be cryogenically frozen.

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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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Kell Brook  with partner Lindsey

Kell Brook in New York for Degale v Jack

Kell Brook will be lapping up the atmosphere of a huge world title fight in the Big Apple this weekend - with one eye very much on his next bout.

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Boxer Steve Swinburn , with Dennis Hobson senior and junior

Boxing obituary: Sheffield loses fight scene character

Dennis Hobson senior - one of the most colourful characters in the history of Sheffield boxing - has passed away.

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Dave Coldwell celebrates with Tony Bellew

Tony Bellew v David Haye: Coldwell plans upset for former boxing buddy

Trainer Dave Coldwell will be at the centre of world boxing’s scrutiny on March 4 when he tries to plot the downfall of a former associate.

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Adam Etches celebrates victory over Zoltan Sera in March - he's not boxed since.

Sheffield boxing: Birley bomber Adam Etches to battle John Ryder in London

Adam Etches is taking the biggest risk of his boxing career - and it comes after campaigning just once since the Summer of 2015.

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Kell Brook beaten by Gennady Golovkin. Pic Lawrence Lustig

Dennis Hobson column: wealth can’t come before health in boxing

Kell Brook - money, recognition or titles, what do you reckon is the most important?

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Atif Shafiq with Naseem Hamed, a former Sheffield world champion

Patience pays off as Sheffield boxer gets TV date

Atif Shafiq will bounce back from a 13-month absence from the ring to share in the limelight in a New Year TV experience.

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Sheffield boxer Sam Sheedy

Big bill of boxing for Sheffield fight fans

Sam Sheedy’s promotional team say they are planning a night to remember for Sheffield’s boxing fans on March 18.

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Glyn Rhodes and Sam Sheedy

Commonwealth title shot for Sheffield’s Sam Sheedy

Sam Sheedy could become Commonwealth middleweight champion on March 18.

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Dave Coldwell

Home venue can help Doncaster world title hunter Gavin McDonnell

Dave Coldwell is under no illusion over the task awaiting Doncaster fighter Gavin McDonnell.

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Lee Duncan, Brendan Ingle and Amer Khan

Inside Sheffield’s fight factory: an insight into the Ingle boxing gym

Almost a decade ago, Amer Khan quit professional boxing at the relatively young age of 25 after a promising career which saw him record 13 straight wins and land a light heavyweight title.

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Gavin McDonnell

McDonnell to go to Hull and back for title

Gavin McDonnell will contest the vacant WBC super bantamweight title in Hull on February 25.

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Reagan Denton

Video: Knockout cash donation to Sheffield boxing gym

A boxing gym in one of the most deprived parts of Sheffield has landed a £3,000 donation.

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Lee Connelly and team

Sheffield boxing: Vegan Lee’s meaty target for New Year

Lee Connelly feels he could supply one of the first domestic boxing shocks of the New Year.

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Kell Brook

Amir Khan now keen on Kell Brook clash in 2017

Amir Khan has reaffirmed his desire to take on Kell Brook in the near future saying positive discussions between the two camps are currently ongoing.

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Gavin McDonnell

Gavin McDonnell set for home turf advantage for WBC title fight

Gavin McDonnell is set to be handed home field advantage when he fights for a world title next year.

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