Sam Eggington and Frankie Gavin pull no punches in Matchroom Boxing’s exclusive promo video for their clash on Saturday October 17 at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.
Eggington puts his belts on the line in this all-Birmingham affair and Gavin is looking to regain the straps he held previously – but with bragging rights and the chance to land big fights in the lucrative 147lb division added to the mix, this is a must-win clash for both men.
Gavin believes that his experience and boxing skill will be the key on the night: “There are levels between me and Sam, maybe he can punch harder than me, but he gets hit a lot more than me, he’s not as clever as me, not as fast as me and I don’t think he’ll be as fit as me.”
Eggington though says that Gavin’s losses in his World title clash with Kell Brook and European title bout against Leonard Bundu show that they are at the same level: “He didn’t beat Brook, he didn’t beat Bundu – he cleared up at British level, you have to give him that – but he went up to European level and didn’t win. I honestly think I stop him late on.”