Olympic medal winners helped light up the night sky heralding the start of Christmas at York's McArthurGlen’s Designer Outlet
Hull's Luke Campbell bags a second boxing Gold for the region
Hull's Luke Campbell shrugged off an attack of nerves to book his place in the last 16 of the Olympic bantamweight division.
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.
Olympic boxing gold medallist Luke Campbell's first professional opponent will be 30 year old Gloucester fighter Andy Harris. Harris has won 2 of his last 3 fights, and is promising to give Campbell a proper test in front of a huge hometown crowd in Hull.
Campbell’s debut is part of a stellar line-up at Hull KR's Craven Park. Unbeaten Sheffield welterweight Kell Brook faces a rematch aginst the dangerous American Carson Jones, and Hull’s Tommy Coyle takes on Liverpool’s Derry Mathews for the vacant Commonwealth lightweight title.
Campbell’s fellow Olympic medallist Anthony Ogogo boxes for the fourth time in the pro ranks, and is joined on the undercard by Beverly's Curtis Woodhouse, and young Hull talents Joel Haigh and Zak Collins.
Members of the public are invited to a press conference with Hull boxer Luke Campbell today. It is being held at the Mortimer Gallery Suite in Hull City Hall ahead of Luke's professional debut. Luke will take part in an open training session and there will be a photo opportunity for fans as well.
Hull's Olympic boxing hero Luke Campbell has received his MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.
The 25 year old has been honoured for his services to boxing after clinching bantamweight gold at London 2012. After receiving the honour, he joked that the Queen should pop along to his first professional fight in Hull next month.
Sheffield's Kell Brook will return to action with a rematch against the dangerous American Carson Jones on July the 13th in Hull.
The unbeaten welterweight should have been fighting Devon Alexander for the IBF world title in the US this weekend, but had to pull out with an ankle injury.
Instead he now faces a a difficult fight against Jones, who ran him close in a brutal battle in Sheffield last summer. But another victory would leave him well placed to secure another world title fight - possibly in December.
Also on the same bill at Hull KR's Craven Park is Olympic Gold Medallist Luke Campbell's eagerly awaited professional debut, while Hull lightweight Tommy Coyle clashes with Derry Mathews for the Commonwealth title.
“This is going to be a special night for Hull and a massive night for British boxing,” said promoter Eddie Hearn.
Tickets go on sale on Monday.
Hull boxer Luke Campbell has announced on his twitter account that his first fight as a professional will take place on Saturday 13th July at Craven Park. The Olympic gold medallist gave up his amateur status when he signed with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Sports last month.
Bidding has ended for a pair of signed boxing gloves from Hull's Olympic hero.
Dancing on Ice finalist and Gold medal winner Luke Campbell donated his famous gloves to the Lord Mayor of Hull who auctioned them for his charities. The bidding closed at £500.
The Olympic boxer came to the Calendar studios earlier for a chat about his Dancing on Ice experience and his plans for the future.
Beth Tweddle has been crowned the winner of ITV's Dancing on Ice.