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Jason Cunningham to fight against complacency in Jordan Gill clash

Jason Cunningham says he learned a painful lesson in defeat last time out – but one that will guide him to victory this weekend.

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Kell Brook on the pitch-side at Bramall Lane this week

Kell Brook answers the big question on what he wants most: A world title fight or a scrap with Amir Khan?

Kell Brook is used to media questions - but this one was a head-scratcher.

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A nasty uppercut from Brook against Spence

Kell Brook is back on a high - and it's thanks to those that love him

Kell Brook could barely lift his head off the pillow after losing last Summer’s Battle of Bramall Lane - the show at Sheffield United that was supposed to be the biggest highlight of his career.
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Boxing video: The South Yorkshire puncher who finds it easier being punched...

David Allen reached a bizarre conclusion when he was hammering his gloves into the pads in a public work-out.

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Sam O'maison training with Ryan Rhodes

Sheffield boxer Sam O’maison ready for a “bloodbath” - but no Curtis Woodhouse v Liam Cameron scrap

Sam O’maison can’t wait to turn his frustration at being inactive into a public “bloodbath.”

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Why Sheffield boxing champion Prince Naseem Hamed stole the show last night

Why Sheffield boxing champion Prince Naseem Hamed stole the show last night

One of Sheffield's most talented boxers stole the show when he appeared on TV.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: The day Kell Brook schooled Anthony Joshua-lookalike

Behind closed doors at the Ingle gym, Kell Brook was putting on an awesome display of power and strength that vindicates his decision to move up to light middleweight.
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Just another day at the office. Westerdale lets Brook off the (left) hook

Career highlight for Kell Brook in The Battle of the Bulge in Sheffield

There was no time to ring The Star Human Resources’ department to get a risk assessment done.

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Boxers celebrate British championships medals

Hard-hitting city varsity fighters were stars of the show at the British Universities Boxing Championships.

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Jamie McDonnell

Boxing: Jamie McDonnell set to defend world title against Naoya Inoue in Japan

Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell is on a collision course with fearsome Japanese fighter Naoya Inoue.

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Kell Brook, Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn and March 3 undercard fighters

Sheffield fight scene: Boxing public must savour Kell Brook - he’ll retire soon

Dennis Hobson says the people of Sheffield should turn out in numbers to support Kell Brook next month - as the countdown is on to the day he hangs up his gloves.

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Andy Townend after beating Jon Kays at Bramall Lane

South Yorkshire banger Andy Townend gets title shot on Anthony Joshua bill

Barnsley’s Andy Townend will face Joe Cordina for the WBA International Lightweight title at Principality Stadium, Cardiff on March 31.

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Scott Westgarth and Carl Wild

Boxing: Sheffield chef cooks up a surprise as English title contender

Scott Westgarth has not exactly had a traditional boxing career.

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Liam Cameron

Dennis Hobson column: Which boxer can be king of Sheffield United’s Kop?

Liam Cameron v Curtis Woodhouse: would this be a local moneyspinner and a novel attraction for the city?

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Grant Smith with his right-hand man, dad Brian. Pictures: Marie Coley

The Big Interview: Grant Smith, the man who came back from the dead to create champion boxers

He talks about it as if it was almost nothing: the day he was hit head on by a 56-tonne tram and doctors gave him only hours to live.

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Terri Harper

Terri Harper powers on while Kinsiona earns first KO

South Yorkshire’s first female professional boxer Terri Harper ensured her first headline outing ended on a high note as she comfortably outpointed Borislava Goranova on Saturday night.

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What Kell Brook looks like at middleweight. Picture: Lawrence Lustig

Kell Brook will be up to 20% more powerful at light middleweight against Sergey Rabchenko

Kell Brook’s rise to the 11 stone boxing division is allowing his body to develop more power and giving him an extra 20 per cent strength in training.

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Terri Harper

Terri Harper relaxed ahead of second ring outing

She is headlining a show on her doorstep in only her second professional outing but Terri Harper is taking it all in her stride.

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Lewis Taylor during a public work out session in the Peace Gardens.

Boxing could lose another local middleweight to retirement- at the ripe of age of 28

The local middleweight boxing scene could be set to lose yet another one of its star operators.

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Atif Shafiq and Manchester fighter Terry Flanagan, in Fuertaventura

Rotherham boxing derby: Atif Shafiq confident he will beat Lee Appleyard at Sheffield Arena on Kell Brook show

Atif Shafiq says his Rotherham derby fight with Lee Appleyard will be the most important fight of his career - and the most dangerous.

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