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Steve Forbes Comments on UK Debut Falling Through

by Phil D. Jay

With his British fight debut in tatters, one-time IBF super-featherweight champion Steve ‘2 Pound’ Forbes has spoken to World Boxing News to express his disappointment that the fight in Liverpool will no longer take place.

The 34 year-old American was due to face Ryan Barrett over eight rounds at the welterweight limit on January 20th until the bout was pulled from the show and Forbes now plans to stay in the gym until a fight opportunity arises.

“I don't know what happened to be honest,” Forbes told World Boxing News.

“I know the beautiful, loyal UK boxing fans, whom I think are the greatest fans by the way, were buying up tickets to see old Forbsie lace them up again and show some good boxing skills.

“I'm okay with it (the cancellation). Stranger things in boxing and my career have happened.

“I will continue to train here at the Kronk Gym in Detroit where this gym is known for resurrecting guys and hopefully in February, something will open up.

“I appreciate the fan and media support though and its an honour to be thought of in such a light by fans so until the next time happy new year."

Word is still yet to come out from Vaughan Promotions about the withdrawal of the clash with top of the bill Derry Mathews still fighting for the IBO lightweight title and as soon as we get the news, we will share it with all our readers.

Phil D. Jay covers boxing worldboxingnews.net

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 01-02-2012

Stevie needs to retire. He has lost 7 out of his last 10 fights and was stopped by an unknown fighter with 14 fights in his last fight. He is way past passe. He hasn't been relevent in 5 years.…

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