Martin Gethin believes he is more than capable of causing an upset when he clashes with hometown hero Tommy Coyle at the Ice Arena in Hull. The Walsall boxer takes on Coyle at the top of the bill, and while the former British Lightweight Champion has been impressed by Coyle’s recent form but insists he is a long way from being the finished article.
“Tommy’s come on in recent...
Full weights from Manchester, England:
Tyson Fury 257 vs. Alexander Ustinov 280
Billy Joe Saunders 159.5 vs. Emanuele Blandamura 159.4
(vacant European middleweight championship)
Liam Smith 154 vs. Jason Welborn 153.2
(British light-middleweight title)
Terry Flanagan 135 vs. Martin Gethin 134.6
(vacant British lightweight title
Jack Catterall 139.5 vs. Nathan Brough 140
Terry Flanagan and Martin Gethin will clash for the Vacant British Lightweight Championship at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester on Saturday, July 26.
The addition of the potential domestic thriller adds to an already quality packed card headlined by Dereck Chisora's heavyweight showdown with bitter rival Tyson Fury, also featuring British stars Billy Joe Saunders, Liam Smith, Jack...
Blair's view from Britain
Saturday night saw the reemergence of two quality domestic lightweights as Martin Gethin defended his British title against Derry Mathews. Mathews is a fighter with plenty of experience in the art of the comeback, and it showed. While Gethin took his good time working a way into the bout, Mathews was peppering him with three and four punch combinations....