Belfast weigh in - Paul McCloskey v Giuseppe Lauri

boxingBrendan Galbraith - 3pm in the lobby of the Park Plaza Hotel and most of the boxers had already successfully made weigh. No such luck for Belfast flyweight, Jamie Conlan (2-0) who arrived to learn that his opponent Delroy Spencer will not be landing into Belfast until tomorrow. So, Conlan will have to wait until tomorrow until he can weigh in, as rules stipulate that both boxers must be weighed on the same day. Spencer fought at Featherweight last Friday losing on points to Danny Mc Dermid – so it is highly doubtful that he will arrive at Flyweight tomorrow.

Other news from the weigh in is that Ballyclare man Joe Rea is off the card, he was schedule to face Kris Carslaw. Also, Jason Cook v Charlie King did not weigh in today – presumably that fight is off the card.

However, the Kings Hall show tomorrow boosts a strong card and the late addition of Gavin Rees against Ghanian Sam Amoako – who lost a competitive Commonwealth Title fight in his last outing, is another welcome addition..

Paul McCloskey (20-0) 9 stone 13 Ilb 8oz v Giuseppe Lauri (50-6) 9 stone 12 Ilb 14oz EBU Light Welterweight Title 


Stephen Haughian (18-1-1) 9 stone 6 Ilb v Kevin McIntyre (27-7) 9 stone 6Ilb Celtic Welterweight Title


Carl Frampton (5-0) 8 stone 11 Ilb 12 oz v Ian Bailey (5-4) 8 stone 12 Ilb 12 oz Super bantamweight

Harry Matthews (9-0) 11 stone 7 Ilb v Ciaran Healy (10-15-1) 11 stone 8 Ilb 10 oz Middleweight

Luis Garcia (6-0) 12 stone 8 Ilb 12 oz v Nathan King (12-16) 12 stone 7 Ilb 14 oz Light Heavyweight

Andy Murray (19-0) 9 stone 12 Ilb 8 oz v Jon Baguley (9-18-1) 9 stone 12 Ilb Lightweight

Gavin Rees (32-1) 9 stone 11 Ilb 4 oz v Sam Amoako (6-1) 9 stone 12 Ilb Lightweight

The Yanjing Beer Fight Night will be live on Sky Sports and tickets priced £30, £60 and £90 are available from Ticketmaster and all usual outlets. Contact Ticketmaster 0844 8472455 (0818 719300 from ROI), Box Office 01277 359900, Julie 07745698372, Francie 07803282224.

*Interviews with Paul McCloskey, Stephen Haughian and Andy Murray to follow.

*Brendan Galbraith can be contacted at

Article posted on 10.06.2010

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