Ward brothers face more frustration on super-bantamweight scene

Hopes that the Ward brothers may end 2016 as super-bantamweight champions are beginning to fade, writes Roy Kelly.

Jordan Ellison.

Jordan Ellison set for an Evans almighty test

Jordan Ellison faces another serious test of his skill and durability when he takes on his toughest professional challenge, writes Roy Kelly.

Glenn Foot takes on Lee Connelly

Coach happy to see Sunderland boxing hero Glenn Foot in right division

David Binns did not quite say “I told you so” but feels a certain degree of vidication after seeing Glenn Foot close in on another major title shot.

Summer Rumble Boxing show at Sunderland's Stadium of Light - Jordan King v Christian Hoskin-Gomez

Jordan King enjoys big win at Summer Rumble

Jordan King made a triumphant Stadium of Light debut and moved his career forward in the process.

Summer Rumble Boxing show at Sunderland's Stadium of Light - Martin Ward v Renaldo Cajina

Boxing brothers Ward both win at Summer Rumble

The Wards enjoyed their Summer – now the brothers can’t wait for winter.

Summer Rumble Boxing show at Sunderland's Stadium of Light - Glenn Foot v Lee Connelly

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot wins Summer Rumble and targets shot at a title

Glenn Foot has delivered a statement.

Glenn Foot

Summer Rumble: Sunderland fighter Glenn Foot entertains Stadium of Light with win

Glenn Foot made a triumphant light-welterweight debut when he outpointed Lee Connelly at the Stadium of Light.

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Boxing Promoter Phil Jeffries.

Phil Jeffries: There’s no show like the sixth Summer Rumble boxing event

Phil Jeffries was today putting the final preparations to his sixth Summer Rumble and declared “there’s nothing else like this”.


European ambition burns bright for Summer Rumble boxer Martin Ward

Martin Ward has suffered more than his fair share of blows – but he loves boxing as much as ever.

Joseph Miller

Sunderland boxer Joseph Miller celebrating after winning a gold medal at Monkstown International Box Cup

Young boxer Joseph Miller is celebrating after winning a gold medal at the Monkstown International Box Cup in Dublin.

Jordan King.

Jordan King’s more than ready for Summer Rumble debut

Jordan King’s career is looking forward to swapping one ring for another this weekend, writes Roy Kelly.

Isaac Macleod

Isaac Macleod takes on wily William Warburton at the Summer Rumble

Isaac Macleod is ready to make a new start and do it in front of his beloved fans in Sunderland.

Boxer Glenn Foot with his trainer, David Binns.

Glenn Foot tackles Lee Connelly in first steps towards light-welterweight success at the Summer Rumble

Excited trainer David Binns is relishing seeing Glenn Foot take his first steps and punches towards light-welterweight success.

Martin Ward.

Boxer Martin Ward faces new Summer Rumble opponent

Martin Ward has suffered a further blow to his appearance on the Summer Rumble, writes Roy Kelly.

Pat McCormack (left) and Josh Kelly during the Olympics team announcement at the English Institute of Sport. Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Sunderland Olympic boxer Josh Kelly puts punches before parties

Josh Kelly is dreaming of a rags to riches tale of Olympic glory.

Pat McCormack (left), Savannah Marshall and Josh Kelly (right) during the Olympics team announcement at the English Institute of Sport

Washington Olympic boxer Pat McCormack targeting gold in Rio

There is only one colour in Pat McCormack’s mind – gold.

Team GB's boxing side and performance director Rob McCracken (back row left) and Team GB'S Chef de Mission, Mark England (back right) face the media in Sheffield

Washington's Olympic boxer Pat McCormack excited as Team GB unveil team

Pat McCormack today spoke of his excitement that he and Wearside neighbour Josh Kelly have arrived at the Olympic party.

Team GB boxers line up for the cameras at the English Institute of Sport

Olympics not sunk in yet says Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly as Team GB is unveiled

Josh Kelly was today officially unveiled as an Olympian, but admits it still hasn't sunk in.

Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly.

Sunderland boxers Josh Kelly and Pat McCormack qualify for Rio Olympics

Josh Kelly and Pat McCormack have become the final two boxers from Great Britain to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games after winning their quarter-final bouts at the Olympic Qualifying event in Baku.

Pat McCormack

McCormack claims Olympic place with impressive win

Pat McCormack has qualified for the Rio Olympics after winning his quarter-final at the World Olympic Qualifier in Azerbaijan this afternoon.

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