Photos/Weights: Murray-Mitchell, Burns-Cook, Bellew
John Murray and Kevin Mitchell both made the weight for their massive domestic clash in Liverpool on Saturday night. Photos by Seach Pollock/Undisputed Fight Magazine
(135-Pound Bout) - Unbeaten Manchester star Murray (31-0) tipped the scales at 9st 8lbs for the big lightweight battle at the Liverpool Echo Arena (live on Sky Sports 1 HD), a pound under the limit. Mitchell (31-1) meanwhile - hoping to fully re-establish himself after that defeat by Aussie warrior Michael Katsidis last year - came in at 9st 8lb 8oz.
(130-Pound Bout) - Nicky Cook needed two trips to the scales before making the 9st 4lbs limit for his WBO world super-featherweight title challenge against Scottish star Ricky Burns. Champion Burns, making his third defence of the belt, was right on the button at 130lbs.
(175-Pound Bout) - Local hero Tony Bellew came in on the 12st 7lbs light-heavyweight limit as he prepares to face Ovill McKenzie (12st 6lbs) for the vacant British title on a quality undercard. The Commonwealth strap is also on the line.
(147-Pound Bout) - Also on the bill is hot prospect Frankie Gavin, who faces former footballer Curtis Woodhouse in a welterweight bout. Gavin was right on the 10st 7lbs limit, while Woodhouse tipped the scales at 10st 5lbs.
eeek. Doesn't look like a nailed on world champ to me anymore. He obviously doesn't belong at 147 but toiling with an average full-back is not good enough.Comment by Trigg on 07-16-2011
Frankie Gavin apparently likes the ale a little bit too much All the talent in the world but he's going to piss the talent away, literallyComment by PrinceNaz88 on 07-16-2011
[QUOTE=LoveForBoxing;10848344]Nailed on world champion he means by the fact that this kidd is one of the most super talented fighters around these days and it looks as if he's not taking it serious but really we should of knew this…Comment by PrinceNaz88 on 07-16-2011
[QUOTE=SP1;10845188]Lol what? Your post makes no sense whatsoever. He is a nailed on world champion? And what on earth are you on about in your last sentence? Seriously mate were you pissed out of your head when you typed this…Comment by LoveForBoxing on 07-16-2011
[QUOTE=SP1;10845188]Lol what? Your post makes no sense whatsoever. He is a nailed on world champion? And what on earth are you on about in your last sentence? Seriously mate were you pissed out of your head when you typed this…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (7)