Results tagged “British title”
Most of us have broken our New Year's resolutions by now but boxer Sam Webb is determined to keep his.
Webb's aim is to regain his British light middleweight title and he takes the first step on that quest when he faces Matthew Hall in a title eliminator at Wembley Arena next month.
Sam Webb lost his British light-middleweight title to Prince Arron but managed to keep his pride with a courageous display.
The champion needed oxygen following the twelve round bout on Friday night after taking terrible punishment, including a perforated eardrum, from Arron.
When Sam Webb steps into the ring to defend his British light-middleweight title tonight he'll have even more incentive to win.
Webb, 30, will not only take another step towards winning a coveted Lonsdale Belt outright, it will also be the first time he's fought since becoming a first-time father.
Sam Webb will be hoping that the date of his next British title defence will not prove an ominous omen.
Webb will defend his light middleweight crown against Prince Arron on Friday, May 13, at Medway Park Leisure Centre in Gillingham.
Serious injury is the biggest fear for any sportsman, with a broken leg, fractured collarbone or damaged ligaments all endangering a promising career.
So imagine British light-middleweight champion Sam Webb's concern when a slipped disc in his neck saw him pull out of a title defence against Bradley Pryce last month.