Sheffield boxer Kell Brook is set to goes head to head against Sergey Rabchenko with an attempt to reignite his career in a bout for the WBC Silver title at the FlyDSA Arena. Brook lost his IBF welterweight title to american Errol Spence last year and said he fell out of love with the sport but is now seeking to make a comeback. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Upcoming super lightweight boxer Atif Shafiq of Rotherham is set for a chance to make his name with a fight on the undercard before the forthcoming Kell Brook v Sergey Rabchenko confrontation on 3 March. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Twenty-one year old Sheffield boxer Loua Nassa beat Sergey Tasimov of Estona to win the International Challenge belt at Pond’s Forge. Nassa now has nine wins on his record and is unbeaten in the bantomweight division. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Loua Nassa and his coach Dennis Hobson.
IBF Welterweight Champion Kell Brook officially opened the renovated Wisewood Sports Centre today alongside the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Denise Fox. A year ago the centre had an uncertain future but it has benefited from a £1 million revamp by property management company, Places for People. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Kell Brook and Denise Fox at the opening.