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Quiet man Errol Spence looks to silence Kell Brook and his Bramall Lane backing

FOR Errol Spence Junior, the man set to face Kell Brook in front of a partisan Sheffield crowd later this year, actions speak louder than words.

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Bramall Lane press conference.

World title fight at Bramall Lane is a dream come true for Blades fan Kell Brook

Kell Brook insists he can handle ‘The Truth’.

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Six of the best: Yorkshire's inspirational women

Leading lights: Marking International Women's Day with six of the most inspirational Yorkshire sportswomen

To mark international women's day, the Yorkshire Post has highlighted the achievements of six of the most inspirational sportswomen from the White Rose.
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Knockout: Underdog Tony Bellew ends his grudge match with David Haye by knocking him through the ropes in the 11th round. (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Bellew silences Haye to claim the high ground

Tony Bellew has revealed he broke his hand in the early stages of his heavyweight victory over David Haye.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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The scene of last night's mass brawl at a boxing match at Elland Road

Watch: Leeds Elland Road boxing match abandoned after brawl

Police are investigating after a mass brawl involving 40 people, and leaving three people needing hospital treatment, broke out at a boxing match in Leeds.

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Kell Brook in action against Gennady Golovkin (Picture: Lawrence Lustig)

Bramall Lane bout for Sheffield United fan Kell Brook?

SHEFFIELD’S KELL Brook is close to agreeing a fight with his mandatory challenger Errol Spence Jnr, with several venues including Bramall Lane being discussed.

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Nicola Adams.

Golden girl Nicola Adams on a mission to emulate her hero Ali

LEEDS boxing star Nicola Adams hardly needs reminding of her achievements in the amateur ranks.

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Josh Warrington (right) and Double Olympic Gold Medallist Nicola Adams�OBE at their press conference at Elland Road.

Boxing: Leeds's double Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams targets world title

Double OIympic champion Nicola Adams believes it is realistic to target a world title fight in 2018, even though she has yet to have her first bout as a professional.

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Leeds's Nicola Adams with her gold medal following victory over France's Sarah Ourahmoune in the women's flyweight final at the Rio Olympics (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire).

Olympic champion Nicola Adams eyes world title after turning professional

YORKSHIRE’S Nicola Adams hopes to take women’s boxing to the “next level” after turning her back on a third Olympic Games to turn professional.

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Great Britain's Nicola Adams is to turn professional with her first bour set for Manchester on April 8. (Picture: PA)

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams turns professional – fights in Leeds in May

Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams has signed a long-term promotional deal to turn professional with Frank Warren.

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Starting the Golden Ticket journey at the Australian Open in Melbourne in January.

Golden Ticket: Bags are packed and ready for an indulgent final tour of duty

If you had a golden ticket to one sporting event per month across the globe, where would you go? Nick Westby takes us on a journey.

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Josh Warrington.

Leeds fighter Warrington targeting world-title shot in 2017

AFTER MARRYING his long-term girlfriend turned fiancée Natasha in August, Leeds boxer Josh Warrington has already fulfilled one dream in 2016.

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Nicola Adams.

Boxing champion Nicola Adams on the fight for equality in sport

Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams has claimed she hopes her success and popularity has helped to advance equality for women in the sport.

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Josh Warrington

White Rose will continue to be in full bloom in the year ahead

THE year 2016 was another memorable one for Yorkshire.

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WHO WILL PREVAIL?

SPOTY 2016: How will Yorkshire's five contenders fare?

The annual debate over which sporting personality has the greatest achievement over the last 12 months is upon us and the winner of the BBC vote will be announced on Sunday evening.

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GREAT YEAR: Kadeena Cox celebrates winning the women's C4/C5 500 metres time-trial at the Rio Paralympics. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA.

SPOTY 2016: Yorkshire trio seeking perfect end to year

Receiving the public backing in Sunday night’s BBC vote would bring a perfect ending to a dream year for Yorkshire’s three remaining SPOTY contenders.

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Josh Warrington, right, has signed up with Frank Warren's promotion company

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington joins Frank Warren after split with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing

LEEDS boxing champion Josh Warrington has signed a long-term promotional deal with Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren - just two weeks after parting ways with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing.
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Will Kell Brook get his fight with Amir Khan?

Brook v Khan - Hearn tempers expectation as boxers express desire to meet

Eddie Hearn admits that an agreement regarding a potential fight between Amir Khan and Sheffield’s Kell Brook has a “long way to go”.

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Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating Eric Molina (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

Anthony Joshua sets up a Wembley date with Wladimir Klitschko

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