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  1. Bout list

    The schedule and competitors are subject to change.

    Flyweight 48-51kg: Helen Jones (Wal) beats Stephanie Kernachan (Sco)

    Light Welterweight 60-64 kg: Sean Spence (Sco) beats Ryan Hart (Eng)

    Lightweight 56-60 kg: Hannah Robinson (GB) beats Kimberly Rowe (Eng)

    Middleweight 69-75 kg: Lewis Richardson (GB) beats Ramtin Musah (Eng)

    Youth - Flyweight 48-51 kg: Simran Kaur beats Chloe Watson (GB)

    Welterweight 64-69kg: Harris Akbar (GB) beats Tyler Jolly (Sco)

    Welterweight 64-69 kg: Laura Stevens (Eng) beats Omarah Taylor (GB)

    Flyweight 49-52 kg: Kiaran MacDonald (GB) beats Matthew McHale (Sco)

    Light Heavyweight 75-81 kg: George Crotty (GB) beats Patrick Allen-Cripps (Eng)

    Super Heavyweight 91+ kg: Courtney Bennet (Eng) beats Nic Campbell (Sco)

  2. Watson tipped for the top

    Chloe Watson
    Image caption: Chloe Watson won the Youth Commonweath gold medal in the Bahamas last year

    Chloe Watson is rated one of Britain's brightest prospects in the flyweight division after joining the national Podium Potential Squad and winning the England national title 18 months ago in nearby Rotherham.

    Watson, 18, who faces Simran Kaur in a Youth flyweight contest, is one of two full-time woman members of the Podium Potential squad. The other, Salford lightweight Crystal Barker, is 22 and a former World Junior bronze medallist.

    Among the other women boxers on show in Sheffield, Scotland's first-ever Commonwealth woman boxer Victoria Glover - who lost in the quarter-finals in the Gold Coast - combined a love of ballet and kick-boxing before settling for the noble art.

  3. Who to look out for?

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    Video caption: Harris Akbar hopes for bright future

    The selection from the GB Boxing squad includes Bradford’s Harris Akbar who will be defending the welterweight title he won at last year’s event when he defeated Scotland’s Stephen Newns.

    Other defending champions include light-heavyweight, George Crotty, who also works with the Royal Marines and female welterweight, Omarah Taylor.

  4. What is the GB Boxing Championships?

    Ten men and women from the GB Boxing squad will compete in the GB Boxing Championships 2018 at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield.

    The Championships will feature eight men’s weights and five for women.

    Boxers from the GB Boxing squad have been selected to compete in 10 of the 14 categories and will face the winners of the 2018 Elite Three Nations competition (contested by the winners of the 2018 National Championships in England, Scotland and Wales).

    Any boxer that defeats a member of the GB Boxing squad will secure the opportunity of an assessment to join the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) as a funded athlete.

    Harris Akbar
  5. BBC coverage

    All times are GMT and subject to change.

    Thursday 6 December

    19:00-22:45, Connected TV and online

  6. How to get into boxing?

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    Boxing is a combat sport where two participants compete against each other. The aim is to strike your opponent with punches to above the waist line over the course of an allocated number of three-minute rounds.

    A judge(s) or referee will determine who has been the better boxer, i.e. who scored the most punches/points, and award him or her the winner. Another way of winning is to knock your opponent down for a count of at least 10 seconds.

    With the likes of heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua filling out stadiums, boxing is as popular as ever. There are hundreds of gyms all over the United Kingdom. Club finders in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland will help you get started.

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    Video caption: Boxer Lawrence Okolie on being bullied at school for his weight