Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Doyle Has Further Motivation To Beat Willie Limond

Eddie Doyle insists his new baby girl has been the biggest source of inspiration ahead of his Commonwealth light-welterweight title battle with Willie Limond in Glasgow on Monday night.

The Glenboig fighter and his wife welcomed Karis into the world in November and she has helped him prepare for the keenly-awaited contest which will mark the 40th anniversary of the St Andrew's Sporting Club.

Doyle, unbeaten in 12 professional fights, said: "It was hard training over the festive season but every time I looked at my wee daughter's face, I just wanted to do it so badly.

"It really spurred me on before I went training and I really want to do better in the sport because of her.

"It's been really great having the kid and my wife has helped me so much, she does everything, takes care of the baby at night so that I don't have to get up and that has helped with my training, I really enjoyed it and now I am looking forward to the fight."

Limond, 33, is anticipating a frenzied atmosphere in front of around 700 spectators.

He said: "It is going to be jam-packed, an amazing, noisy night but I have trained hard for it."

Tommy Gilmour, St Andrew's Sporting Club owner, and manager of both fighters, is looking forward to a gala occasion.

He said: "This will be the 94th major title fight in 40 years at the club and it is sold out.

"We will have the red carpet and a piper who will be piping the guests in.

"Jim Watt will make the toast to the club and we will have celebrities and high-profile people from all different sports like Craig Chalmers, Gary Anderson, Stewart Regan, Neil Doncaster, Willie Henderson, Billy McNeill, Billy Stark, Willie Miller and some surprise guests.

"So it's fantastic that the great and the good are coming on the night.

"It will be an occasion and hopefully people will remember the night in 40 years time."

Tags: Willie Limond image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mick Higgs on 01-21-2013

there's 54 countrie's in the Commonwealth. So how come yet again two British Boxers get to fight for the vacant title? I'm not sure if there's a current BBBofC Scottish champion, but if not this fight should be for that…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Golden Boy Prez: Golovkin Rematch is Dead, Ridiculous Demands! Oscar Valdez Calls on AIBA To Bring Back Old Rules, Train Judges Manzanilla Shocks Julio Ceja, Costs Him Mandatory Title Shot David Lemieux Sends Achour Down, Punishes Him For Decision Argenis Mendez Drops Eddie Ramirez Four Times, Wins Decision Jerwin Ancajas Decisions Jonas Sultan, Retains IBF Title Tugstsogt Nyambayar Drops Oscar Escandon 5 Times, TKO in 3 Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Kal Yafai Drops, Stops David Carmona in Seven Rounds Kal Yafai vs. David Carmona - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Shawn Porter: I'll Fight Danny Garcia Wherever He Wants Jerwin Ancajas-Jonas Sultan Undercard Results From Fresno Hearn: Joshua vs. Povetkin Discussions Are Ongoing Yafai: 'Absolute Joke' How Heavy Carmona Came in for Our Fight Horn's Trainer: Crawford is Just a Man, Horn Beat a Legend! Naoya Inoue Eyes More Titles: I Hope To Win Whole WBSS! Adonis Stevenson: Mayweather Tricked Us With The Officials! Ricky Burns Will Return on June 16th in Newcastle Kal Yafai: I'm Ready to Take Out the Champs, One After Another Photos: Naoya Inoue Destroys Jamie McDonnell in One Round Golovkin Promoter Explains GGG's Position: He Wants Fair Split! De La Hoya To Golovkin: Go Fight Derevyancheko For $1 Million! Daily Bread Mailbag: Loma vs. Tank, Mikey Garcia, Russell, More Jamie McDonnell Confirms He Will Move Up After KO Loss BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - May 26 Dubois Gives Deontay Wilder The Edge To Beat Anthony Joshua Jarrett Hurd Turns Back on Lara Rematch, Wants Kell Brook Next The Unfortunate Reality of Canelo-GGG Rematch Negotiations Luis Ortiz Waiting For WBC To Make Ruling on Whyte Fight Linares: I Did Not Quit With Lomachenko, I'd Like a Rematch Photos: Ramirez-Mendez, Nyambayar-Escandon - PBC Weigh-In Evens Pierre Knocks Francisco Contreras Out in Seventh De La Hoya Smiles at Golovkin: Good Luck With Derevyanchenko! Photos: Ancajas vs. Sultan, Yafai vs. Carmona - Ready For War Artur Szpilka Drops, Dominates Dominick Guinn Over Ten Rounds Miguel Cotto Helping Polish The Skills of Angel Acosta Izu Ugonoh Returns, Stops Fred Kassi in Three Rounds Photos: David Lemieux Looks Depleted at Weigh-In For Achour Mazion vs. Pauldo - Golden Boy on ESPN Co-Main Set, June 8 Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Deal Reached For WBC Title
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement