Dale Evans: “Skeete’s Never Fought Anyone As Physically Strong, Or Who Punches As Hard As Me!”

Carmarthenshire hard case Dale Evans warns Bradley Skeete that he’ll be infinitely better prepared and better equipped for his second British title challenge than he was for his first.

Twenty-one months ago, in only his 15th start and on just 10 days notice, the then 23 year old dumped reigning European king Sam Eggington heavily onto his rear in round two, before running out of petrol and conceding a clear decision.

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Bradley Skeete faces Dale Evans on 7/8

Bradley Skeete will have the chance to win his British Welterweight strap outright when he takes on Welshman Dale Evans at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 8th July, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.

Penge star Skeete outboxed and outclassed Birmingham’s Sam Eggington to claim the prestigious Lord Lonsdale Belt back in March 2016 before making successful defences against John Thaine and most recently Shayne Singleton.

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Introducing Welsh Strong Boy Dale Evans

Glynn Evans catches up with the hammer-fisted welterweight who’s promising fireworks at Cardiff Ice Arena this weekend.

How did you first become interested in boxing?
I was brought up on a council estate in Carmarthen, it’s a pretty quiet town. I was a really competitive kid who usually threw a tantrum if I didn’t win and that turned into fights. My grandfather first took me to the Carmarthen ABC when I was nine years old and I stuck at it ever since, largely to please him.

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