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Gethin And Mathews Promise War

British Lightweight Champion Martin Gethin and former champion Derry Mathews came head-to-head today ahead of their battle on Saturday 10th May at the Liverpool Olympia and have promised to deliver a classic.

Walsall warrior Gethin won the title in January last year with a ninth round stoppage of Ben Murphy, and aims to rebound from his IBF World Lightweight title eliminator loss to Panamanian Ammeth Diaz last May by beating his long-time rival. Continue reading

Gethin Takes On Mathews

Martin Gethin is hoping to add the Vacant WBA Intercontinental Lightweight Championship to his list of titles when he takes on Derry Mathews in May.

The duo are set to go head-to-head in Mathews’ hometown of Liverpool on Saturday, 10th May. The showdown is promoted by Frank Warren and will be televised live and exclusive on The Channel Of Champions BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Continue reading

Martin Gethin and Derry Mathews Promise A War

Lightweight warriors Martin Gethin and Derry Mathews clash in an exciting cross-roads showdown with everything on the line.

Gethin and Mathews will battle it out for the Vacant WBA Intercontinental Lightweight Championship* on Saturday 10th May at the Liverpool Olympia, with tickets priced at £40 and £60 available on Box Office 0151 263 6633 or www.liverpoololympia.com Continue reading

Martin Gethin Out

By Daniel Mole: Walsall’s Martin Gethin has revealed his disappointment after he was forced to pull out of his British Lightweight title showdown with Anthony Crolla earlier today.

Gethin was set to make a maiden defence of his Lord Lonsdale belt on the undercard of Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF Super Middleweight title showdown with George Groves at the Phones 4u Arena Manchester. Continue reading

Martin Gethin Makes Walsall FC Appearance Ahead of Title Showdown

Martin Gethin visited his beloved Walsall FC on Saturday as he steps up preparations ahead of his first defence of the British Lightweight title next month.

The 29 year-old takes on Anthony Crolla on Saturday, 23rd November on the undercard of Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF Super Middleweight title showdown with George Groves at an already sold-out Phones 4u Arena Manchester. Continue reading

Martin Gethin Set For Maiden Defence

Walsall’s Martin Gethin makes a first defence of his British Lightweight title next month.

The 29 year-old takes on Anthony Crolla on the undercard of Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF Super Middleweight title showdown with George Groves at an already sold-out Phones 4u Arena Manchester on Saturday, 23rd November. Continue reading

Martin Gethin Visits Venue In Build-Up To Town Hall Showdown

Walsall boxer, Martin Gethin, prepared for his forthcoming IBF Final Eliminator at Walsall Town Hall by meeting the Mayor of Walsall and uncovering the history behind the building where the crucial bout will take place.

The British Lightweight Champion faces Ammeth Diaz in final showdown on Friday, 31st May with the winner earning the right to face current IBF Lightweight Champion, Miguel Vazquez. Continue reading

Ammeth Diaz looking for title shot if he beats Martin Gethin on May 31st

Panamanian assassin Ammeth Diaz says he will emulate fellow countryman and all-time great Roberto Duran and go on to win a World title if he beats Brit Martin Gethin. Diaz takes on British Lightweight Champion, Gethin, at Walsall Town Hall on Friday 31st May in an IBF World Lightweight Title Eliminator with the winner getting a shot at reigning champion Miguel Vazquez. Continue reading