ONE LAST HURDLE FOR REES
In an exclusive interview with BoxingWales, former world champion Gavin ‘The Rock’ Rees (37-4-1, 18KO) has explained his decision to retire and reflects on his remarkable career. Rees has won British, European and world titles in his 16 year career but on Saturday, his Fight of the Year rematch with Gary Buckland (28-3, 9KO) at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on Matchroom Sport’s ‘The Second Coming’ show will be his final fight. You can watch the full interview below:
Tickets are on sale now priced at £30, £40 and £60 ringside available from www.livenation.co.uk or by calling 02920 22 44 88. VIP Packages priced £120 are available from www.matchroomboxing.com or by calling 01277 359900.
Headlining the show, Lee Selby faces Romulu Koasicha in an official eliminator for the WBC Featherweight title with the International belt on the line. Also on the card, Nathan Cleverly makes his debut at Cruiserweight against Guyana’s Shaun Corbin with the WBA Inter-Continental title on the line, Liverpool’s Super Middleweight star Callum Smith defends his WBC International Super Middleweight title against Swansea’s Tobias Webb, Dale Evans faces Mark Douglas, plus there’s action for Chris Jenkins, Mitch Buckland, Robbie Turley and Alex Hughes.