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Reigning IBF super-featherweight Gervonta Davis needed THREE attempts to make the required weight ahead of his world title defence against Norfolk's Liam Walsh.
The 22-year-old American twice weighed in 2oz over the 130lb limit before eventually hitting the target at the third attempt.
It meant it was a nervous afternoon for the protégé of legendary fighter Floyd Mayweather who could have lost his belt had he not made the weight.
There was no such drama for Walsh who weighed in bang on 130lbs.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.