Weights For Olusegun vs. Reid Commonwealth Title Fight

The weigh-in for the vacant Commonwealth light welterweight title took place at Frank Maloney’s South London Fitness Academy yesterday afternoon. Only one pound separated the principals when they stepped on the scales amid the buzzing atmosphere today as Stoke on Trent resident Gary Reid came in at 140 lbs to Ajose Olusegun’s 139 lbs..

In the past week Reid’s team have said they had “come up with a strategy that we feel will exploit the weaknesses that we have identified in his [Olusegun’s] game” and Reid elaborated further today when he said:

“I will do my talking in the ring but I have been practicing my body punches. I plan to break him down with body punches”

“Tomorrow we will see,” the smiling, and still unbeaten Olusegun said.

Friday’s principal support bout sees the return of the sublime Tshifhiwa Munyai, the Commonwealth bantamweight champion who weighed in at 125 lbs to Harry Ramogoadi’s 126.

Frank Maloney Promotions presents the vacant Commonwealth light welterweight championship fight and full supporting card at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, Ledrington Road London SE19 2BB on June 15, 2007.

Tickets are priced at £70 and £40 and are available by logging onto or by calling the Box Office at 0871 226 1508. The fight is also televised live on Sky TV. For any further press information please call 02086914165.

Press Release composed by Simon Jackson for

Article posted on 15.06.2007

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