Boxing: Ryan Kelly has his eye on a mighty 2018!
Ryan Kelly, the undisputed king of Birmingham ticket-sellers, a light-middleweight with matinee-idol looks, is preparing for a year that will define his place in British boxing.
A Midlands title is the very least expected from a local hero who has captured the imagination of working-class fight fans in our city, an athlete who, despite the harsh economic climate, sold over £35,000 worth of tickets for last May’s epic encounter with Adam Harper, a gruelling, thrilling 10-rounder best watched through a curtain of fingers.
Kelly lost on points, but both emerged from the classic with their... read more
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