Pride of Yorkshire comes to Sheffield

Posted on May 8, 2012 by lonsdale There have been 0 comments

London (April 5th) The “Pride of Yorkshire” showdown between Sheffield’s WBC International Super Bantamweight Champion Kid Galahad and Barnsley’s Josh Wale will take place at the Hillsborough Leisure centre on Saturday May 12th.

Galahad vs. Wale, proudly presented by Hennessy Sports in association with Alma Ingle, will be broadcast live on Channel 5.

Kid Galahad who is also known as Barry Awad beat former 2 times British champion Jason Booth live on Channel 5 to claim the WBC International title back in February and is not underestimating Josh Wale.Josh is a tough kid and where he comes from it’s like the Wild West on a Saturday night that’s why he's called the Outlaw, they fight for fun.

“He beat my former stable mate’s, former European, British and Commonwealth champion Esham Pickering and Mo Khalid, so it's revenge time”.

The former English champion Josh Wale said “There’s a lot of buzz about this kid, but I’m going to burst the bubble big time next month live on Channel 5 when I do a number on him.

“This is a massive fight for me and it’s a massive fight for him because he’s never been in with anyone like me.

“I’ll give him hell from the start and he best get ready for a war.”

“People struggle with the Ingle style but not me I’ve already beaten two kids from the gym and come May 12 Galahad will become the third” added Wale

Also in action will be Sheffield’s former WBC champion Junior Witter who will be challenging champion Colin Lynes from Hornchurch, who sensationally beat Lee Purdy back in November to claim the British Welterweight Title.

When the two last fought back in 2005, Witter beat Lynes on points defending the European, British and Commonwealth Light Welterweight titles. 

Junior Witter said “I have a lot of respect for Colin, he’s shown great character to comeback and turned his career around and I believe he’s better than before.

“I know people expect me to beat him but it is going to be harder than our first fight, but I’m looking forward to claiming the British title for a second time.”

Tickets for the Pride of Yorkshire between Kid Galahad and Josh Wale at the Hillsborough Leisure Centre on May 12 priced at £75 and £35 will be on sale from next week.

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