Jay Harris: “Swansea Seems To Produce One Top Champion Every Decade. Perhaps It Can Be Me For This One!”

Explosive Swansea flyweight Jay Harris intends to advance the rich prizefighting traditions of both his region and weight class when he makes an audacious challenge for the Commonwealth title at the York Hall, Bethnal Green tomorrow, writes Glynn Evans.

With just 30 pro rounds on his slate, the 26 year old body snatcher confronts Cameroon champion Thomas Essomba in a scheduled 12 rounder that shall be screened live on BoxNation from 7pm.

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Jay Harris faces Thomas Essomba on 2/24

Fast-rising Swansea talent Jay Harris has a chance to bag his first title in just his tenth fight when he challenges Ryhope’s Thomas Essomba for the Commonwealth Flyweight Championship at Bethnal Green’s York Hall on Saturday 24th February, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

Harris, 9-0 6 KO’s, has stormed his way to a domestic title shot after racking up six consecutive knockout wins in impressive fashion. Determined to follow in the footsteps of his father Peter, who owned the Lord Lonsdale Featherweight belt in 1988, Harris is ready to seize his opportunity.

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