Gavin Faces Danger Man Garrido In Birmingham

Frankie Gavin admits he’s heading to the last chance saloon as he faces Renald Garrido at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.

Gavin is back in action after his loss in the same arena to Sam Eggington in a thrilling fight in October, and the former World title challenger is kicking off a new chapter in his career having switched to Eggington’s trainer Jon Pegg.

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UK Boxing: Frankie Gavin; Craig Cunningham

Frankie Gavin says he beats Sam Eggington every day of the week – and will prove it on Saturday night when they clash for the WBC International Welterweight title at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, live on Sky Sports.

Gavin and Eggington meet in a local derby that has grown fiercer by the day as the stakes become clear – promoter Eddie Hearn told today’s press conference that the loser’s career at the top level could be finished, a fate both fighters agreed with.

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Frankie Gavin Out of British Title Clash With Eggington

Frankie Gavin - Former welterweight world title challenger Frankie Gavin has had to pull out of this month's crunch British 147 lb title fight with 21 year old champion and fellow Birmingham born star, Sam Eggington.

Former welterweight world title challenger Frankie Gavin has had to pull out of this month’s crunch British 147 lb title fight with 21 year old champion and fellow Birmingham born star, Sam Eggington.

Gavin, who came up short in his challenge to IBF champion Kell Brook back in May, was due to challenge Egginton at the city’s Barclaycard Arena in 12 days time although revealed over social media that a foot injury was the cause of this latest pull out blow for British boxing, that follows on from the Klitschko/Fury and Lee/Saunders postponement sagas.

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Sam Eggington v Frankie Gavin a Done Deal for October 17th in Birmingham

Frankie Gavin - It will be do or die for Birmingham welterweight Frankie Gavin (22-2, 13ko) when he challenges new British and Commonwealth welterweight champion and fellow Brum Sam Eggington (16-2, 9ko) on October 17th at the city's Barclaycard Arena.

It will be do or die for Birmingham welterweight Frankie Gavin (22-2, 13ko) when he challenges new British and Commonwealth welterweight champion and fellow Brum Sam Eggington (16-2, 9ko) on October 17th at the city’s Barclaycard Arena.

It’s a must win for the former world amateur champion against the young 21 year old up-and-comer, who began his professional career with ambitions to become a journeyman, ostensibly fighting only for the money.

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