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Luke Brown

Deputy Sports Editor


Luke Brown is Deputy Sports Editor at The Independent. He writes regularly on football and boxing and previously covered Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. He was highly commended in the young sports writer category at the Sports Journalism Awards in 2019 and is currently working on his first book, on boxing, to be published later this year.


Remembering the night that Tyson Fury got back up

Fury and Deontay Wilder renew their rivalry in Las Vegas this weekend. Luke Brown looks back on what it was like to report on that historic final round first time around


How Molina’s unlikely Indian summer has helped Getafe soar

Player of the weekend: The 37-year-old scored one of the goals of the season as Getafe continued their fine run of form

How Kane became one of the best – by those who knew him when he wasn’t

The England captain worked his way up the football pyramid before he was finally given his chance at Spurs

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Luke Brown How reporters cover the impossible Conor McGregor

Editor’s Letter: Covering the UFC star’s sporting achievements while acknowledging his notorious life outside the Octagon is a delicate balancing act

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Luke Brown How Fame MMA’s disastrous UK debut broke the internet

Sport and entertainment have collided so comprehensively this year that it’s harder than ever to distinguish between the two