Former IBF welterweight title holder, Kell Brook, is to take on Australian Michael Zerafa at the Sheffield Arena in what Brook says could be his last fight in the city. The 32 year old Sheffield boxer, once ranked as the worlds best active welterweight, is looking to return to elite competition and will be seeking a quick win. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohamed spoke to Brook’s visiting opponent, Michael Zerafa, as he prepared for the Saturday bout.
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!
Sheffield boxer Kell Brook will return to the ring to face Sergey Rabchenko in Sheffield on 3 March and is seeking to make a comeback after his defeat last year against Errol Pence. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Kell Brook is set to defend his IBF Welterweight world title against undefeated American boxer Errol Spence, with the fight set to take place in Sheffield at Bramall Lane on 27 May. Brook’s last fight was against middleweight Gennady Golovkin where he lost in the fifth round after moving up two divisions. Spence turned professional after losing in the quarter finals in the London Olympics 2012. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
A colourful mural to celebrate the Special Olympics National Games, to be held in Sheffield in August 2017, has been unveiled in Sheffield City Centre. The ground-breaking artwork is a collaboration between local digital artist Greg Harris, Sheffield art students and athletes from Special Olympics GB. It celebrates famous Sheffield landmarks together with images of local icons and Special Olympics athletes from the Sheffield area. Sheffield boxer Kell Brook is a patron of the Special Olympics and took part in the mural unveiling. The finished work will be erected in a prominent position opposite Sheffield train station until the end of the Games in August 2017. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
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.