Sheffield Arena bill: Big boxing night starts with wins for Sheffield fighters

Sheffield boxers got Saturday night's Kell Brook show off to a winning start.

Saturday, 8th December 2018, 5:46 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th December 2018, 6:45 pm
Andrew Tomlinson pops home a left hand. Pic: Dean Woolley

Welterweight Anthony Tomlinson, who has been sparring with Brook before tonight's main event against Aussie Michael Zerafa, stopped Innocent Anyanwu, from Holland, in round five.

He'd pummelled him into the corner until the referee stepped in.

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Eckington's Callum Hancock outpointed Bulgarian light heavyweight Ivan Nikolov over four rounds.

Wincobank's Shakiel Thompson again showed his promise, this time by stopping Konstantin Alexandrov in round three.

Denaby's Terri Harper beat Feriche Mashauri.

Ingle fighter Kid Galahad is due to go up against Brayan Mairena on the Sheffield Arena bill

Shakiel Thompson at the Arena

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Jono Carroll v Guillaume Frenois

Josh Kelly v David Avanesyan

Anthony Fowler v Jose Carlos Paz

Callum Hancock celebrates

Qias Ashfaq v Jay Carney

Callum Hancock, left
Pre-fight pic of Kid Galahad and Brayan Mairena