Jordan Gill to step back into the ring against toughest opponent yet in front of Channel 5 cameras

Bushfield leisure centre, Boxing. Peterborough. Red shorts, Jordan Gill, Chatteris. Picture: Steve

Bushfield leisure centre, Boxing. Peterborough. Red shorts, Jordan Gill, Chatteris. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Jordan Gill will put his perfect professional record on the line in front of the Channel 5 TV cameras in Leeds on May 10.

The Chatteris boxer, who is undefeated in nine bouts, will compete on the same card as European super-bantamweight champion Kid Galahad.

The 19 year-old has endured a frustrating time since he stopped Michael Stupart to clinch the vacant British Masters bronze light featherweight belt on February 1.

He was forced to pull out of a bout last month because of a hand injury and Saturday’s scheduled contest in Peterborough has also been postponed.

He said: “My hand’s fine so it is disappointing not to be able to perform in front of my home crowd but it is just one of those things.


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“I’ve got six weeks to train hard and tune up for the fight. I’m not sure who I will be facing yet but I know they are going to be in the top 10 or 15 featherweights in the country so it will definitely be a step up on who I’ve faced so far.”

Tickets for the show are £30 standard seating. A bus is being put on to take fans up to Leeds. For more information call Jordan on 07415 618602

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