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Coldwell praise as Eubank Jnr eyes Golovkin

Dave Coldwell has paid sporting tribute to the “world class” boxer who beat his own man.

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Shawn Porter v Kell Brook IBF Welterweight Title - Stubhub Center. Carson, California, United States of America - 16/8/14

Shawn Porter loses chance of quick Kell Brook re-match

Kell Brook backed the wrong horse in Saturday’s all-American title clash in New York.

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David Howe against Ladislav Kovarik - Ponds Forge 10/05/14

Six feet eight inches Sheffield heavyweight back in big time - on Fury v Klitschko bill

Heavyweight David Howe is returning to the ring after more than two years out - straight on to the blockbuster Tyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko bill.

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Dave Coldwell with Tony Bellew

Boxing: Angry Dave Coldwell hits back at Chris Eubank Snr attack

South Yorkshire manager and trainer Dave Coldwell has accused outspoken former world champion Chris Eubank of being “tapped.”

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Kell Brook knocks down Jo Jo Dan

Kell Brook training hard in Sheffield despite protracted talks over Jessie Vargas

Kell Brook is training hard and is not distracted by the unresolved negotiations over his purse for the planned world title unification at Bramall Lane.

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Kell Brook

Jessie Vargas claims he can beat Kell Brook on Sheffield soil

WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas says he has a blueprint to beat Kell Brook - and as long as he slavishly follows it, he will beat the Sheffield IBF ruler.

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Shawn Porter, left, gets hit by Kell Brook, during their IBF welterweight title boxing bout Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Sheffield’s Kell Brook watching out for winner of Thurman v Porter

Matchroom promoters may not yet have rubber-stamped the deal to make the Kell Brook v Jessie Vargas fight at Bramall Lane.

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Kid Galahad goes for the body

Boxing: Sheffield’s Kid Galahad ready to steal Tyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko show

Sheffield fighter Kid Galahad is certain about two things ahead of the Tyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko re-match on July 9.

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Kell Brook

Kell Brook waiting game for Sheffield United stadium fight

Jessie Vargas is waiting to hear news that Kell Brook has signed his side of the agreement, allowing their planned unification fight to go ahead in Sheffield.

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Jason Gavern shouts towards David Allen (left) as ref Howard Foster steps in during the Heavyweight Contest at Sheffield Arena.

Sheffield Ingle clan sign up ‘fat nobody from Doncaster!”

David Allen - who dubs himself ‘a fat nobody from Doncaster’ - is hoping to improve his chances of making an impression on the British heavyweight scene with the help of the Ingle clan in Sheffield.

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Lewis Taylor - on his way up, again?

Sheffield and Dronfield fighters preparing for boxing derby

Lewis Taylor is training for a surprise local derby fight as he seeks to get back in the title-mix.

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Panic over as Naseem Hamed flips over and stands on his head in celebration after a second round knockout against Daniel Alicea in Newcastle in June 1996 . Pictures: Dean Atkins

Retro: Day Naz was floored for the first time

Naseem Hamed answered the biggest question of his career to date at a vibrant Newcastle Arena on Saturday, June 8, 1996.

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Kell Brook doing what he does best. Picture by Dean Wooley

Big pay day for Jessie Vargas against Kell Brook in Sheffield

Kell Brook’s next opponent, Jessie Vargas, will receive a career-best purse of $1.7m dollars (around £1.19m) when the pair meet at Bramall Lane.

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Kid Galahad in training

Sheffield boxing star back after drugs ban and ready to take on the big names

Sheffield's Kid Galahad has secured a valuable opportunity to re-establish himself on the  world boxing scene.
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Liam Cameron - his future is on the line.

Disillusioned Sheffield boxer ponders his future

Liam Cameron is considering his future in professional boxing as he wrestles with the dilemma of how to make a living in such an unpredictable sport.

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Billy Crystal, right, hugs boxing legend Muhammad Ali on his 65th birthday on the campus of Arizona State University in 2007. Crystal is expected to speak at Ali's funeral in Louisville, on Friday

A remarkable boxer and an amazing human being- but was Muhammad Ali really the greatest fighter?

Former Sheffield world champion Clinton Woods has no doubts that Muhammad Ali lived up to the tag as the greatest of all time - but not everybody in the local boxing community shares his view.

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Muhammad Ali, who has died at 74. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Column: Muhammad Ali - The arrogant loudmouth we grew to love

WE all hated him. Arrogant, loud-mouthed, disrespectful and dead lucky. That was the consensus in the playground the day after Cassius Clay, as he was then, beat Henry Cooper in June 1963.

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Pictured is Derbyshire Times reporter and boxing fan Jon Cooper reflecting on the amazing life and influence of Muhammad Ali.

The “greatest boxer” Muhammad Ali has died as Derbyshire reporter Jon Cooper mourns a childhood hero

Potentially the greatest boxer and possibly the greatest sportsman of all time has died at the age of 74.

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Muhammad Ali, fighting fit in 1974

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at 74, a family spokesman said.

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Dalton Smith (centre with the McDonnell twins) makes his World Series of Boxing debut this weekend

Steel City’s Dalton Smith set for World Series of Boxing debut

Dalton Smith has been thrown straight in at the deep end as he makes his debut for the elite British Lionhearts amateur boxing squad this weekend.

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