FRANKIE GAVIN DEFENDS UK WELTERWEIGHT TITLE NEXT WEEK
Press Release: Frankie Gavin defending the British welterweight title against Jason Welborn (11-1) kicks off 2013 on BoxNation live on Friday, January 18th). The show takes place at Walsall Town Hall. Gavin (14-0) wrested the title from Junior Witter in November. Gavin, a 2007 amateur world champion, is in a confident mood and promised to "destroy" the challenger during a recent interview. On the undercard, Martin Gethin and Ben Murphy fight for the vacant British lightweight title, and Chris Keane and Shane McPhilbin round out the television bill with a cruiserweight contest.