Promoter Eddie Hearn announced changes to security after meeting
EDDIE HEARN has announced that fans attending Kell Brook’s clash with Errol Spence Jr will see much tighter security in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.
The promoter announced that spectators at Bramall Lane will NOT be allowed to take bags into the stadium.
Hearn met with Sheffield United, South Yorkshire Police and the British Boxing Board of Control on Tuesday afternoon to discuss security.
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Tens of thousands of fans will watch Brook and Spence Jr battle for the IBF world welterweight title.
And after Monday’s horrendous attack at an Ariana Grande concert – where a suicide bomber killed 22 people – security has been ramped up.
Hearn said: “Today we held meetings with Sheffield United Football Club, South Yorkshire Police Force and the British Boxing Board Control to discuss the Security operations for Saturday’s Event.
“A stringent full body search will be administered on entrance and no bags will be admitted into the stadium.
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“Also South Yorkshire Police will have an extensive presence at the venue.
“Please allow extra time to enter the Stadium.