Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Lewis Taylor Targets Future Battle With Adam Etches

Dronfield’s Lewis Taylor cannot wait to step into the bright lights when he appears on the undercard of Stuart Hall’s IBF world bantamweight battle with South Africa’s Vusi Malinga.

County Durham’s Hall locks horns with Malinga on December 21 at Leeds’ First Direct Arena and, with the show screened live on BoxNation, undefeated Taylor is promising to entertain and show the masses what he is all about.

“I can’t wait now,” said the 23-year-old.  “I’ll be good and ready for it and it just needs to hurry up and be here!

“With it being on BoxNation it means more people will see me, which is what I want.  I’ve done my apprenticeship, I’m 11 fights unbeaten and now I want to step it up and fight better kids.

“I like to entertain people, so it’s great that it’s on a big platform.  I can work inside and outside and people always enjoy my fights because I’m willing to have a tear-up if I need to.”

Taylor is part of an exciting gang of young middleweight fighters.  With the likes Billy Joe Saunders, Chris Eubank Jnr and John Ryder leading the way, Lewis is looking to get into the mix and is targeting another of the unbeaten young guns in 2014.

“I’d like to fight Adam Etches,” revealed Lewis, who works in an accounts office by day, “because he’s one of the big names around Sheffield.  He’s someone who people are talking about and he went to the same school as me and we know the same people.

“So a lot of people would like to see that fight, and I think I’d beat him.  I know Adam’s got a heavy shot and he’s won 12 of his 14 wins by KO, but I still think I’m better than him.”

“I call Lewis ‘The Fighting Accountant’,” said promoter Dennis Hobson.  “He’s an intelligent, really nice lad but when he gets in the ring he’s a real fighter.

“We’re expecting big things of him.  He’s had a good introduction to the game and we’ll be looking to move him on in 2014.”

Dennis Hobson Promotions and Queensberry Promotions present Stuart Hall versus Vusi Malinga for the vacant IBF world bantamweight title at Leeds’ First Direct Arena on December 21.  The undercard will include Birmingham’s Frankie Gavin defending his Commonwealth welterweight title; Bradford’s Femi Fehintola versus Dewsbury’s Gary Sykes; Northern Ireland’s Paul McCloskey; Dronfield’s Lewis Taylor; Leeds’ China Clarke and Steven Mennell; Doncaster’s Dave Allen; Wales’ Lewis Rees; Chorley’s Jack Catterall; Manchester-based American Adrian Gonzales, and Birmingham’s Joe Costello.

Stuart Hall v Vusi Malinga is live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/ Virgin Ch. 546) on Saturday 21st December. Join now at www.boxnation.com

For ticket information call 0844 248 1585 or 0844 844 0444 or visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Tags: Adam Etches image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Crawford Would Favor Keith Thurman to Beat Errol Spence Frank Warren: Billy Joe Saunders is Back in Business! Luis Nery-Shinsuke Yamanaka: Post-Fight Report Card Anthony Mundine Very Serious About Rugby League Comeback Shane Mosley Retiring From Boxing, No Plans To Fight Again Mayweather Sr: Pacquiao Lost Legit, Horn Will Beat Him Worse! Malignaggi: McGregor Fans Adorable - Jump on His Every Word! Jeff Horn vs. Manny Pacquiao Rematch Inching Closer To a Deal Bryant Jenning Embraces Return: It’s Definitely Back To Business Mayweather Sr: Not Sure Floyd KO's McGregor Due To Hand Issue Showtime Start Legal War Over Mayweather-McGregor 'Streams' Joshua's Coach: 8-Ounce Won't Affect Mayweather vs. McGregor Kellerman: Even a 60-Year-Old Mayweather Beats McGregor News: Mason Menard, LaRon Mitchell, Boyd Melson, More Oscar Valdez Aims To Put on a Show in Homecoming Defense Miguel Cotto Talks Career, Margarito Revenge, Golden Boy Deal Jaron Ennis, Brandun Lee Pick Up Victories in Washington, DC Bellew: If Money is Right, I'll Fight Michael Bisbing in Ring or Cage! Photos: Alberto Machado, Carlos Morales - Go Face To Face Mayweather, McGregor Face Opposition To 8-Ounce Glove Request Canelo Won't Skip IBF's Second-Day Weigh-In for Golovkin Fight Arum: McGregor Can't Fight For Sh*t, He Pushed Malignaggi Down! Crawford Noncommittal on Facing Lipinets, Unsure of Garcia Mikkel Kessler vs. Roamer Alexis Angulo in Play For The Fall News: Glowacki, Masternak, McDonagh, Laviolette, More 150 Filipino Boxers Banned For Falsifying Brain Scan Results Luis Nery Stops Shinsuke Yamanaka in Four To Claim WBC Belt Sanchez Expects GGG, Canelo to Hurt Each Other, Maybe Go Down Canelo: Winner Between Me & Golovkin Could Become No. 1 P4P Charlo: Golovkin, Canelo Can't Dodge Me - I'll Clean Out 160! Malignaggi: 'Pinocchio' McGregor Can Hit Floyd With His Nose Roy Jones: Fight Will Be as Competitive as Mayweather Allows Kashtanov Gains Russian Citizenship, Returns in the Fall Roberto Duran Breaks Down Golovkin-Canelo - Expects a War White: Smaller Gloves Definitely Benefit McGregor, Not Floyd Jesus Rojas Pumped To Face Claudio Marrero For WBA Title Legacies Remain Pristine Even When Champs Go on Too Long Malignaggi on McGregor: Bad Blood is There, Now We Gotta Fight! Mayweather: I Want 8-Ounce To Make Him Feel Comfortable David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril in Las Vegas, PBC on Bounce
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement