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Eggington gunning for Commonwealth glory

Sam Eggington, 14-2 (8KO’s), faces Ghanaian Joseph Lamptey, 18-5-1 (12KO’s), for the right to call himself Commonwealth welterweight champion in front of a nationwide Sky audience, as he takes the stage as chief support to Anthony Joshua on Matchroom’s RESURRECTION event in Birmingham this coming Saturday.

The 21-year old can expect strong backing from his hometown faithful, in what has the look of the most competitive fight on offer on an evening which includes the very best prospects British boxing has to offer, tuning up for bigger tests ahead. Continue reading

Eggington Crowned Midlands Area Champion

By Daniel Mole: Sam Eggington was crowned Midlands Area Welterweight Champion on Friday evening after dethroning Steven Pearce at the Venue in Dudley. The 19 year-old (now 5-1), in only his sixth professional fight, picked apart his more experienced opponent in devastating fashion. Pearce, almost ten years Eggington’s senior, deserves plenty of credit for a gutsy display. Despite taking heavy shots in every round, and hitting the canvas in the second, the 28 year-old kept coming forward. Continue reading

UK Boxing: Eggington Can’t Wait For Midlands Area Shot; Peterborough Arena Show postponed

Sam Eggington can’t wait to battle it out with Steven Pearce for the Midlands Area Welterweight Title.

The Stourbridge boxer (4-1) is confident of securing a first title since turning professional last year when he steps in with current Area Champion, and fellow Stourbridge resident, Pearce (7-1) at The Venue in Dudley on Friday, 3rd May 2013. Continue reading