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Adam Booth not about to put the brakes on Josh Kelly's rise in the pro game

Adam Booth believes Josh Kelly isn't even out of first gear - as the trainer looks to accelerate the Sunderland fighter's career.

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Glenn Foot clashes with Sam Omidi in his four-round points win.

Glenn Foot lined up for British and Commonwealth title fight on ANOTHER massive Lewis Ritson-headlined Newcastle card

Glenn Foot's British and Commonwealth title fight against Robbie Davies Jnr could take place on the undercard of another Lewis Ritson-headlined night in Newcastle.
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Josh Kelly rocks Kris George in Newcastle on Saturday.

Josh Kelly annoyed by complacency despite lifting Commonwealth title.

Josh Kelly admits he has room for improvement despite putting a performance promoter Eddie Hearn described as “special”.

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Josh Kelly lands a left on Kris George.

Eddie Hearn hails 'special' Josh Kelly as Sunderland welterweight claims Commonwealth title

Josh Kelly put on a boxing masterclass as he cruised to the Commonwealth title, as holder Kris George retired on his stool.
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Josh Kelly at the weigh-in.

Josh Kelly: How a beating at school set me on the road to boxing stardom

He’s known as ‘Pretty Boy’; a lean, mean fighting machine who is on a fast road to stardom.

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Josh Kelly (left) and Kris George meet up ahead of tomorrow's Commonwealth title fight, alongside Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn. Picture by Lawrence Lustig.

‘This is the right time’ - Adam Booth says Josh Kelly is ready to shine under the lights in Commonwealth clash

Josh Kelly’s trainer Adam Booth is certain that the Sunderland welterweight will not only win, but do so in style on home soil to claim the Commonwealth title.

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Glenn Foot in action at an open workout in the Metro Centre on Wednesday.

Sunderland's Glenn Foot set for British title tilt

The British Boxing Board of Control have ordered Sunderland fighter Glenn Foot to face Robbie Davies Jnr for the vacant super lightweight British title.

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Josh Kelly works out at the Metro Centre last night ahead of his Commonwealtht title fight on the Matchroom promotion at the Metro Radio Arena this Saturday. Picture by Lawrence Lustig.

Sunderland talent Josh Kelly backed to keep his cool in Commonwealth title tilt

Trainer Adam Booth is backing Josh Kelly to stay cool when the heat is ramped up in his weekend Commonwealth title bid.

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Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club celebrates 50th anniversary

Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club celebrates 50th anniversary

Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club is hosting a celebration night on Saturday to mark its 50th birthday.

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Sunderland East End ABC English champions, left to right, Callum Drinkeld, Amelia New and Thalia Kennedy.

Sunderland East End boxing trio triumphant at England National Championships

Sunderland East End ABC are on a crest of a successful wave after all three of their young boxers came away with gold medals at the England National School Boys’/Girls’ Championship finals.

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Josh Kelly enjoys a laugh with promoter Eddie Hearn. Picture by Stu Norton.

Josh Kelly vows to break down Commonwealth champion and unite North East football factions

Sunderland’s Josh Kelly has vowed to ‘break down’ opponent Kris George and snatch away his Commonwealth title.

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Josh Kelly. Picture by Stu Norton

Josh Kelly lined up for British title eliminator – as Glenn Foot’s wait for rematch goes on

The British Boxing Board of Control have ordered Sunderland’s Josh Kelly to face Johnny Garton, as one of two eliminators for the British welterweight title.

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Josh Kelly

Rising Sunderland star Josh Kelly won’t let great expectation weigh heavy on his shoulders

Josh Kelly admits he feels there’s an expectation that he can carry North East boxing on to another level.

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Tommy Ward (right).

Tommy Ward lands tune up fight before British title defence

British champion Tommy Ward has been added to Steve Wraith's Darlington fight night at the end of the month.
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Tommy Ward (right).

Tommy Ward lands tune up fight before British title defence

British champion Tommy Ward has been added to Steve Wraith's Darlington fight night at the end of the month.

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Glenn Foot desperate for June 16 battle - whether Josh Leather turns up or not!

Glenn Foot must play the waiting game in his bid to fight for the British title on Eddie Hearn's massive June 16 card in Newcastle.

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Luke (left) and Pat McCormack with mum Michelle

McCormack brothers make mum proud with Commonwealth Games medal glory

The proud mum of Wearside boxing twins Pat and Luke McCormack says she was ‘made-up’ when she watched being handed Commonwealth Games medals.

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WATCH: Promoter Eddie Hearn and trainer Adam Booth discuss Sunderland welterweight Josh Kelly

Sunderland's WBA international welterweight belt holder Josh Kelly is one of the most talked about fighters in world boxing at the moment.
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Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly at the Metro Radio Arena  press confidence alongside Eddie Hearn (left) and trainer Adam Booth

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot could be added to Josh Kelly-topped Newcastle fight night

June 16 is set to be one of the biggest nights in Sunderland’s recent boxing history with two of its fighting sons set to be on a stacked card at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena.

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Josh Kelly at today's press conference.

Josh Kelly aims to put North East back on boxing map with Commonwealth title victory

Sunderland welterweight Josh Kelly wants to put the North East back on the boxing map, with a little help from Newcastle's Lewis Ritson.

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