Commonwealth Super-Featherweight king Liam Walsh gets the opportunity to add the British title to his collection in his first fight of 2014. Cromer star Walsh will clash with rival Gary Sykes for the Vacant British title and also puts his Commonwealth belt on the line on the big Copper Box Arena show on Saturday 15th February, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Posted on 21 December 2013 by Frank Warren in Frank Warren's Column: The Sun
Christmas has come early this year for bantamweight Stuey Hall. The 33 year old from Darlington didn't even join the pro ranks until he was 28 and was twice repelled in European title challenges yet, this evening he gets to challenge for the vacant IBF title against South African southpaw Vusi Malinga.
Frankie Gavin will now take on former Commonwealth Champion Bradley Pryce at the First Direct Arena in Leeds tomorrow night (Saturday 21st December). It was announced yesterday that Gavin would face Juliano Ramos, who replaced Joseph Lamptey, but the Brazilian had passport issues which meant that he was unable to travel.
Hot Welsh talent Lewis Rees looks to close the year with a sparkling performance at the First Direct Arena in Leeds this Saturday (21 December) as he targets domestic glory in 2014. The 24-year-old from Tonypandy takes on experienced Pole Krzysztof Szot over eight rounds on the undercard of Stuart Hall's challenge for the Vacant IBF World Bantamweight title against Vusi Malinga, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Frankie Gavin will now face tough Brazilian Juliano Ramos this Saturday (21st December) at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. Gavin was due to defend his Commonwealth Welterweight title against Joseph Lamptey, but the Ghanaian was refused a visa and unable to enter the country.
Posted on 17 December 2013 in Interviews
Having emphatically seen off all domestic competition this year – nailing a Lonsdale Belt outright in the process – British and Commonwealth welterweight boss Frankie Gavin can now set his antennae on scaling further up the world ratings.
Welterweight ace Frankie Gavin says the two fighters in his targets in 2014 are rival Amir Khan and new WBA World Champion Marcos Maidana. The Birmingham star defends his Commonwealth title against hard Ghanaian Joseph Lamptey this Saturday (21 December) at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546), and a victory will put him in a strong position next year.