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

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Sunderland's WBA international welterweight belt holder Josh Kelly is one of the most talked about fighters in world boxing at the moment.

The 24-year-old, who went to the Rio with Team GB in 2016, has set about the professional game as he's done it all of his life.

His dazzling skills, quick feet and hands have dumbfounded six opponents so far - the last of which was seasoned former world titlist Carlos Molina, on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's heavyweight points win over Joseph Parker in Cardiff last month.

And the Ryhope lad's again set to continue his meteoric rise by taking on Commonwealth strap holder Kris George on June 16 at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena.

See what promoter Eddie Hearn and trainer Adam Booth had to say about their 6-0 man above.


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