Luke's first pro fight

A boxing ring is being constructed at Craven Park in Hull ahead of Luke Campbell's first professional bout in his gome city at the weekend.

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Campbell will handle heat says promoter

Luke Campbell training for his first professional match Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Promoter Eddie Hearn believes Olympic hero Luke Campbell has all the hallmarks to become the complete package as he prepares to make his professional debut.

Almost 12 months on from taking bantamweight gold in London, Campbell returns to the ring at Hull Kingston Rovers' MS3 Craven park ground for his clash against Andy Harris, which will be his first in the full-time ranks.

"We are talking about the most successful amateur boxer ever.

There is a lot of weight on his shoulders but he's such a talented fighter and as a commercial entity and commercial brand he is exactly what we are looking for in boxing.

Eddie Hearn, boxing promoter, interviewed by Press Association Sport

Watch Luke Campbell looking ahead to his pro-boxing debut

Video: Luke Campbell looks ahead to pro boxing debut

It promises to be a huge night of boxing in Hull tomorrow as the city's favourite son returns to action. Olympic champion Luke Campbell hasn't stepped into the ring since he won gold last summer, but tomorrow he'll make his professional debut when he takes on little known opponent Andy Harris.

And after a year in which he's danced on ice and been given an MBE from the Queen, Luke says he's glad to be back doing what he does best.

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New ring for Luke Campbell's first pro fight

A boxing ring is being constructed at Craven Park in Hull ahead of Luke Campbell's first professional bout in his gome city at the weekend.

The Olympic champion is expected to step out in front of 7,000 fans for his first pro debut against Andy Harris.

His fans are expecting him to put on a show - and win.

He will be talking about the pressures he faces at a press conference later today.

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