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Gavin vs. Vassell

Gavin and Vassell make weight for Saturday’s fight

gavinVassellPoster_lo Frankie Gavin weighed-in spot on the welterweight limit of 10st 7lb and Denton Vassell at 10st 6lb 9oz at the official weigh-in today for their epic showdown tomorrow night at the Liverpool Olympia.

Birmingham star Gavin puts his British title on the line against Manchester Vassell’s Commonwealth belt, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).

Both fighters are unbeaten in their careers and it pits Gavin’s smooth, counter-punching, skills against the come-forward, all-action, style of Vassell.

Ellesmere Port’s Paul Butler, the Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Champion, and challenger Najah Ali both weighed in under for their chief-support title fight on the show.

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Frankie Gavin: I’ll beat Vassell with boxing science

gavinVassellPoster_loFrankie Gavin says he’ll be too quick and clever for Denton Vassell when they clash at the Liverpool Olympia on Friday 28th June. 

The Birmingham ace puts his British Welterweight title on the line against Vassell’s Commonwealth belt in a battle of the unbeaten champions in the potential thriller, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Gavin, 27, Britain’s only ever world amateur champion, is regarded as one of the most naturally talented fighters in the country and uses his quick counter-punching style to pick apart his opponents.
It’s the biggest test of Gavin’s 16 fight career against the Manchester powerhouse who has stopped 10 out of his 20 opponents early, including Gavin’s former stablemate Ronnie Heffron last time out. Continue reading