World boxing champ Kell Brook confirms South Shields date

Kell Brook, right, on his way to defeating Frankie Gavin in their IBF World welterweight title fight at the O2 Arena, London.
Kell Brook, right, on his way to defeating Frankie Gavin in their IBF World welterweight title fight at the O2 Arena, London.
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World champion boxer Kell Brook is hoping to pack a punch with fight fans when he delivers a sportsman dinner next month.

The unbeaten welterweight boxer has been lined up as the latest name to grace the stage of the Hedworth Hall, in Dean Road, South Shields.

It’ll be a great night for boxing fans and amateur boxers alike.

Carl Mowatt

The event is announced as talks continue over who the British professional fighter will next get in the ring with.

The 29-year-old, promoted by Eddie Hearn, is hoping to take on Timothy Bradley in a home fight at the end of October. He also hopes to one day fight Amir Khan.

An evening with Kell Brook, who won his first fight as a professional in September 2004, will take place on September 18, when fans will be able to hear from the man himself on his rise to the top.

People will also be given the chance to ask questions of the current IBF world champion.

Manager at the Hedworth Hall, Carl Mowatt, said: “We’re looking forward to welcoming Kell Brook to the Hedworth Hall, next month. It will be interesting to hear a current world champion talk on the highs and lows of his career to date and what the future holds for him.

“We have held a number of successful events at the venue with a number of big names from the sporting arena, and hopefully Kell Brook’s visit will be no different.

“It’ll be a great night for boxing fans and amateur boxers alike.”

Tickets are priced at £40 for the night and include a meal.

A limited number of VIP tickets are also available, priced £65, which includes a meal and meet and greet ahead of the event.

Doors open at 6.30pm.

For tickets, call 456 3112.

l The Gazette has teamed up with the Hedworth Hall to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets.

To enter, tell us what year did Kell Brook win his first professional fight?

Send answers, including your name and contact number, to Kell Brook competition, c/o The Hedworth Hall, Dean Road, South Shields, NE33 4EA by Saturday, September 5.