New meets old at the York Hall this Thursday evening, when rising former world amateur star Frankie Gavin challenges wise old warhorse Junior Witter for the British welterweight title.
Here, in his own words, the champion’s long standing trainer-manager Dominic Ingle provides us with a fascinating insight into Witter, the deep, introverted but talented switch hitter who he moulded and cajoled from a youth into a British, Commonwealth, European and world champion.
Danny McIntosh says he plans to rip Tony Bellew’s British light-heavyweight title away from him live on Sky Sports on Friday night, April 27, and add to the Everton mans FA Cup anguish.
Bellew defends the belt on home turf at the Liverpool Echo Arena against his challenger from Norwich and the duo’s football allegiances have come to the fore ahead of the clash.
Welterweight contender Kell Brook returned to Sheffield after a training camp in Spain, and has told Matthew Hatton that he will be in prime shape when they meet at the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on March 17, live on Sky Sports.
Internet star Usman Ahmed says the infamous video of his knockout on YouTube means he’s the biggest name in tomorrow night’s Prizefighter Super Flyweights tournament at Liverpool Olympia, live on Sky Sports 1/HD1 from 8pm.
Ahmed hit the headlines when a video of his extravagant ring walk and first round knockout defeat against Ashley Sexton became a huge hit on the internet.
Former light-welterweight champ Junior Witter yesterday revealed that he would be Amir Khan’s next opponent on April 16 at the MEN Arena and was just waiting on Sky to approve the fight.
Witter, who hasn’t fought since a 2009 failed title challenge against recently dethroned WBC ruler Devon Alexander, told Steve Bunce on his BBC London radio show that the deal to fight Khan was ‘done’.