Advertisement
Advertisement

Kid Galahad Faces WBC Latino Champion Morote in Hull

London - Kid Galahad is looking to take his perfect record to 13 straight wins when he meets Ivan Ruiz Morote in an eight round contest this Saturday (8th Dec) at the Sports Arena, Hull.

The international contest will be shown on Channel 5 from 10pm.

Since his professional debut in 2009 Galahad, 22, has taken his record to 12 wins with five knockouts, no losses and no defeats.

Galahad, is currently in training camp in Fuerteventura said “Can’t wait until Saturday night, he is a seasoned pro, so this is a great test for me.”

“The fight fans will see that I’m the best super bantamweight in Britain and Europe.”

“I’m really looking forward to putting on an impressive performance against Morote live on Channel 5.” Added Kid.

Morote, the WBC Latino featherweight champion fought for the vacant EBU-EU super bantamweight title in 2011 and represents another step up for Galahad.

His record stands at 15 wins from 17 contests with only two defeats and he boasts seven knockout victories to his name and has also won the Spanish featherweight title.

Headlining at the Sports Arena will be the WBC Silver title contest between European champion James DeGale MBE and former world champion Fulgencio Zuniga. Supporting will be middleweight sensation Chris Eubank Jr.

The action packed undercard will feature Hull's Samir Mouneimne Jr who will be challenging the Scottish Area super featherweight champion David Savage over 10 rounds in a British Featherweight Title Eliminator and Hull based fighters, Ricky Dudding, Nathon Smith, Joel Haigh, Goole's Zac Collins and Jordon Gill from Chatteris.

Tags: Kid Galahad image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by D-MiZe on 12-04-2012

Not a great fight but what do you expect when the opponent is named 4 days before the fight. He does need to push on though and as others have said, pursue a fight with Walsh.

Comment by Mick Higgs on 12-04-2012

That's quite some claim(best in Europe & the UK). Maybe Quigg, Martinez & Frampton may have something to say about it. Anyway get this one outta the way & match him with Ryan Walsh.

Comment by calamaro on 12-03-2012

Morote is way bigger than Gallahad, bit stationary, and a bit dirty too ;p I think the first 4 rounds will be all gallahad, but if Morote can stay fresh in the last 3 can give Gallahad some leather to…

Comment by dan_cov on 12-03-2012

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;12765785]I thought he was a Hennessy fighter? hes on channel 5. Agree with the rest to an extent though...[/QUOTE] Oh damn yeah, course he is. Yeah you're right. Hennessy, Maloney, Warren, I'm forever getting them mixed up.

Comment by Tom Cruise on 12-03-2012

[QUOTE=dan_cov;12765731]Frank Warren loves bringing over these Spanish bartenders huh? Usual case of one step forward, two steps backwards. Don't think we'll be seeing Kid step up anytime in the near future, sadly.[/QUOTE] I thought he was a Hennessy fighter? hes…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (8)
Top Headlines Jeff Horn Targets WBO Title Showdown With Jessie Vargas Photos: Joshua, Haye, Groves, McGuigan Hit BT Sport Awards Golovkin's Promoter: If Kell Brook is Serious, We Can Discuss It Nacho Says 'Perfect Fight' Will Still See Khan Get Blasted By Canelo Video: Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto Final Press Conference Patrick Nielsen-Denis Douglin Set For May 28 in Denmark De La Hoya: Canelo Has Surpassed What I Accomplished at His Age Video: Roman Martinez on Overcoming Lomachenko Defense Stevenson Motivated To Reach Childhood Dream of Olympic Gold Tyson Fury: I Wish I Had Anthony Joshua's C**k, I Bet It's Big Manny Pacquiao Shocked at Kidnap Plot, Requests Added Security Video: DeGale on Facing Lucian Bute if He Shocks Badou Jack Jessie Vargas is Ready and Willing To Unify With Kell Brook Video: Badou Jack Talks Lucian Bute, DeGale vs. Medina, More Martinez's Promoter Details Situation With WBO Title, Berchelt Video: Felix Verdejo Talks New York City Return, Critics, More Video: Lucian Bute Confident That He's Downing Badou Jack Valdez Title Fight Under Consideration For Crawford-Postol PPV Video: James DeGale Putting in Work as Medina Fight Nears Video: Jack, DeGale Size Each Other Up - A Sign of Things To Come? Photos: Lomachencko, Martinez Face To Face in New York City Photos: Victor Ortiz, Andre Berto Face To Face at Final Presser Arif Magomedov-Andrew Hernandez, 5/21 on CBS Sports Network Francisco Vargas Positive For Clenbuterol, Salido Fight Still On Video: Roman Martinez vs. Vasyl Lomachenko NYC Presser Photos/Weights: Andre Dirrell-Caparello, Anthony Dirrell-Truax Photos: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Final Press Conference Video: Roman Martinez, Vasyl Lomachenko Go Face To Face Video: Vasyl Lomachenko Pumped For Martinez Title Showdown Tyson Fury: Call Me Fat, Ugly, Bald - But Don't Call Me Klitschko De La Hoya: I Won't Over-Martinate Canelo-Golovkin, It Will Happen James DeGale Rips Eddie Hearn: I Don't Lick His Ass, So He's Bitter Video: James DeGale Talks Rogelio Medina, Hearn, The Future Gradovich Under Fire in Russia Over Doping Test Failure Claim Photos: Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - Face To Face in Germany Curtis Stevens Learned A lot From Sparring, Training With Canelo Amir Khan: Canelo Fight Tougher Than Mayweather or Pacquiao Hughie Fury Ready To Step Up In Class Versus Fred Kassi Martinez-Lomachenko Formally Announced For June 11 In NYC Lubin, Payano-Warren II Added To June 18 PBC on NBC Triple
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement