Luke Campbell MBE and Tommy Coyle will clash in an official eliminator for the WBC World Lightweight title at Craven Park in Hull on August 1.
The Hull pair have been on a collision course over the last year and will come face-to-face at a public press conference at the City Hall in Hull tonight (Thursday June 11).
The stage is set for the one of the biggest sporting events the city of Hull will ever see.
Two world-ranked lightweight contenders will battle it out in an official eliminator for the WBC World title – it's East versus West, a city divided with everything on the line. It's going to be an epic night for the city.
The British Olympic Association has announced that LLeeds boxer Nicola Adams has been selected as the Team GB Flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Baku 2015 European Games on Friday 12 June.
To be representing Team GB at the first ever European Games is a great honour and being selected as the Flagbearer will be a truly unforgettable experience. I know that carrying the flag will be a very proud moment not only for me and my family but also for everyone who has supported my career up to this point.
I will always cherish the experience of leading Team GB into the stadium. I intend to use this honour to drive me on to perform as well as I can and encourage my teammates to be their best. I hope that this is just the start of a successful Games for Team GB.
Twice world amateur champion, Adams shot to national fame when she became the first women ever to win a boxing gold medal at the Olympic Games in 2012. She added the Commonwealth Games title to her Olympic flyweight crown in Glasgow last year.
Sheffield boxer Kell Brook retained his IBF world welterweight title last night at the O2 in London, stopping Birmingham's Frankie Gavin in the sixth round.
Gavin took a sustained beating by the 'special one' with the referee having to step in. Brook now has an unblemished record of 35 wins under his belt and says former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios would be a perfect candidate for his next fight:
It was also the first time Kell Brook's mother Julie had been to see one of his professional fights. Our reporter John Shires spoke to her in Kell's dressing room:
Sheffield boxer Kell Brook puts his IBF world welterweight title on the line tonight against fellow Brit Frankie Gavin.
Kell has an umblemished record having won all 34 of his professional fights but knows he will be in for a tough test against Birmingham's Gavin - a former world amateur champion.
But the Special One is confident of being on top form in front of over 18 thousand fans at the O2 Arena in London.
There is a big night of boxing in store tomorrow at the O2 Arena in London and headlining the event is Sheffield's world champion Kell Brook.
Brook is putting his title on the line against fellow Brit Frankie Gavin.
Words were exchanged between the pair at today's weigh-in ahead of the bill, which also features two more world title fights.
Chris Dawkes' report contains flash photography:
Sheffield boxer Kell Brook says he is ready to put on a show for the fans when he defends his world title against Birmingham's Frankie Gavin on Saturday.
He was in London at a press conference today where he came face to face with his opponent. Some 18,000 fans are expected at the O2 Arena to see the first world welterweight title fight between two British fighters.
It will be the second time Kell has defended his IBF title after recovering from being stabbed in the leg in Tenerife last September:
Sheffield's World boxing champion Kell Brook has been thrilling fans in his home city today ahead of his second title defence.
Brook tops a star-studded bill at London's O2 arena this Saturday, putting his IBF Welterweight belt on the line against fellow Brit Frankie Gavin.
Ben Turner reports:
World Champion boxer Kell Brook has brightened up Sheffield this Bank Holiday by holding an open training session in the city centre.
The 29-year-old had his IBF belt with him and held it high in front of several hundred fans.
Doncaster boxer Jamie McDonnell says he would happily give Tomoki Kameda a rematch, despite successfully defending his WBA bantamweight title against the Japanese challenger at the weekend.
McDonnell picked himself off the canvas in the third round to score a unanimous points victory in Texas.
Gaynor Barnes spoke to Jamie and his wife Hollie:
Sheffield boxer Barry Awad, also known as Kid Galahad, says he'll appeal against a two-year ban he received for failing a drugs test.
The 25 year old, who's a product of the famous Ingle gym in Wincobank, is unbeaten in 18 professional fights and was being tipped for a shot at the world title. He says his brother spiked his drink in a row over money. Galahad's trainer Dominic Ingle spoke to Calendar's John Shires