Concepcion-Webb on 10/16

MARTIN CONCEPCION says there will be no excuses if he comes unstuck against Sam Webb this weekend.

Chislehurst’s Webb (16-1) makes the first defence of his British light-middleweight title against Concepcion (17-7) at The Troxy, London E1 on Saturday (16th Oct).

Heavy handed Martin has had a roller coaster career and there have always been doubts about his chin, but he hasn’t lost inside the distance for three years.

Leicester’s former Commonwealth champion said: “I cannot make excuses anymore.

“I have learnt my lessons, kept going and put my defeats behind me. This is my big chance.

“I can be hurt, but Sam will have never fought anyone who hits as hard as me.

“I am going into his territory and when I go to London I have to rip the title from in and keep going however tough it becomes.

Webb, 29, shocked Anthony Small to win his crown back in March and is tipped to challenge

A second championship contest sees Cwmbran’s Jamie Arthur (17-4) battle it out with Bellshill’s Kris Hughes (12-0) for the vacant Commonwealth super-bantamweight crown

Three of Maloney’s other heavyweight prospects David Price (7-0), Tom Dallas (11-0) and Damian Campbell (1-0) all box on the show being televised live by Sky Sports.

There is also the eagerly awaited debut of Malmesbury’s ABA light-welterweight champion Joe ‘The Gent’ Hughes

The card also features Tony Hill (5-1), Erick Ochieng (5-0), Lewis Pettit (2-0) and Martin Welsh (7-0).

Tickets are available priced £35 and £85 from and 0871 226 1508

Article posted on 14.10.2010

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