Whirlwind Few Months For Gethin Sees WBO Shot This Weekend

From the clutches of retirement to competing for the WBO Inter-Continental title, winning an IBF International belt in-between, it has been a whirlwind three months for Martin Gethin writes James Eley.

‘The Quiet Man’ defeated Liam Richards in front of a few hundred fans at Walsall Town Hall back in November in what was supposed to be his farewell fight in his hometown.

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Martin Gethin: “I Love It Under The Lights With The Little Gloves On. Catterall Be Warned!” 

Rejuvenated Walsall warhorse Martin Gethin is on a mission to mash unbeaten world rated super-lightweight Jack Catterall when the pair duke it out in what promises to be a lively 10 rounder for the Chorley starlet’s WBO Inter-Continental strap at Manchester Arena on April 8th, writes Glynn Evans.

A former British lightweight champion, the 33 year old Black Country bruiser ripped up the form book to trounce ex Commonwealth king John Wayne Hibbert at Wembley Arena in late November and knows a similar spot of giant killing against ‘El Gato’ could catapult him back to the cusp of world title contention.

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Martin Gethin: “Catterall’s Not Been In With Anyone Proper Yet.”

Marauding Midlander Martin Gethin is salivating at the prospect of getting stuck into feted prospect Jack Catterall on the talent stacked value for money bill at Manchester Arena on April 8th.

The 23 year old Chorley starlet – unbeaten in 17 – has cruised to Central Area, WBO European and WBO Inter-Continental glory since debuting as a teenager and is presently mandatory challenger for the British title and ranked second to formidable WBO Super-Lightweight boss Terence Crawford.

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Gethin Replaces Coyle For Hibbert Clash

Martin Gethin will face John Wayne Hibbert at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday night (November 26) live on Sky Sports.

The Walsall man replaces Tommy Coyle in the bout, and the 33 year old will look to having the Hull man is desperate trouble when they met in Coyle’s backyard last March, when he floored Coyle in the second round and looked to be en-route to stopping ‘Boom Boom’ before being forced to retire with a damaged eardrum.

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Gethin Considering Retirement Ahead Of Town Hall Appearance

Martin Gethin admits his boxing career is teetering on the brink as he prepares for a hometown appearance later this month writes James Eley.

The former British Champion believes he is at a crossroads and is determined to secure one last win in front of his home fans when he competes on Black Country Boxing’s ‘Going for Gold’ show at Walsall Town Hall, sponsored by Grosvenor Casino Walsall, on November 19th.

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Gethin Sets Sights on Second Lonsdale Strap

Martin Gethin has set his sights on becoming a two-weight British Champion and is hoping to add a Commonwealth strap to his roll of honour in the meantime.

The Quiet Man has held Midlands, English and British titles during an impressive 12 year, 34 fight career. On Saturday he travels to Blackpool to take on hometown hero, Adam Little, in a Commonwealth Super Lightweight Title Eliminator.

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Gethin: I’ll Beat Overhyped Coyle

Martin Gethin believes he is more than capable of causing an upset in Hull when he clashes with hometown hero, Tommy Coyle at the Ice Arena in Hull, live on Sky Sports writes Daniel Mole.

The Walsall boxer travels to the Hull Ice Arena to take on Coyle at the top of the bill, and while the former British Lightweight Champion has been impressed by Coyle’s recent form but insists he is a long way from being the finished article.

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Martin Gethin Interview

Walsall’s Martin Gethin might have tumbled at the final hurdle in his quest to challenge for a world title but the fire still burns in his belly to prove he is the best 135lb fighter on these shores.

After a year’s hiatus, the reigning British champion makes the opening defence of his reign this weekend when he travels up to The Liverpool Olympia to meet local hero Derry Mathews in what promises to be a barnstormer.

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Derry Mathews Targets Double

Derry Mathews has promised to make it a Merseyside sporting double by reclaiming the British Lightweight title and Liverpool winning the Premier League.

The Anfield hero takes on reigning champion Martin Gethin on Saturday 10th May at Liverpool Olympia, and the following day Liverpool face Newcastle at home in the final match of the season that could see them lift the Premier League crown for the first time in 24 years.

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