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Norfolk's Walsh to fight Gervonta Davis for world title

Walsh (left) and Davis (right) will fight later this year. Credit: PA

Norfolk boxer Liam Walsh will fight emerging American star Gervonta Davis for the IBF super-featherweight world title later this year, promoter Frank Warren has confirmed.

Details of when and where the bout will take place will be revealed at a press conference in London tomorrow, where legendary fighter and Davis' promoter Floyd Mayweather Jnr will be present.

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22-year-old Davis has won all of his 17 professional fights so far and claimed the IBF belt in January when he stopped Puerto Rico's José Pedraza.

Walsh, who lives in Cromer, also boasts an unbeaten record and defeated Russian Andrey Klimov in his last bout.


Norfolk boxer Walsh sets up world title shot

Liam Walsh will now fight for a world title. Credit: PA

Norfolk boxer Liam Walsh has earned himself a world title shot after winning the final eliminator on Saturday night.

The 30-year-old from Cromer outclassed Russian Andrey Klimov in Harrow to win on points and maintain his unbeaten record.

The victory means Walsh will now fight defending champion José Pedraza for the IBF world super-featherweight belt.

A venue for the bout hasn't been decided yet, although Walsh made it clear after Saturday's fight he would like to take on Pedraza in Norwich if possible.

Lowestoft's Ogogo to fight for first professional title

Anthony Ogogo will face Craig Cunningham on October 22. Credit: PA

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo will finally fight for his first professional title later this month.

The 2012 Olympic Bronze medallist will take on Craig Cunningham in Birmingham on 22 October for the vacant WBC International Middleweight belt.

Ogogo's career has been hampered by achilles and shoulder injuries in the last two years.

However, he is unbeaten in three fights after making a comeback in May.

Ogogo and Cunningham will go head-to-head as part of the undercard for the Frankie Gavin and Sam Eggington bout at the Barclaycard Arena.


Suffolk's Ogogo to make comeback later this month

Anthony Ogogo will return to the ring later this month. Credit: PA

Suffolk boxer Anthony Ogogo has announced he'll make his return to the ring later this month.

The Olympic bronze medallist has been out of action since July 2015 when he dislocated his shoulder during his win over Ruslan Schelev.

Ogogo is unbeaten in his eight professional fights so far, but has suffered a series of long-term injuries in that time.

The 27-year-old will make his latest comeback on the undercard of the Ricky Burns vs Michele Di Rocco fight in Glasgow on May 28.

Lowestoft boxer Ogogo to return to the ring after a year out

Anthony Ogogo (right) will return to the ring this weekend. Credit: PA

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo will return to the ring for the first time in a year this weekend.

The Olympic bronze medalist has spent the last 12 months recovering from Achilles surgery.

He'll make his comeback in Germany against Ukrainian fighter Ruslan Schelev on Saturday night (18 July), where he'll feature on the undercard of the Arthur Abraham v Robert Stieglitz bout.

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