Prizefighter. The Light Welterweight's.
Prizefighter returns with the first ever light-welterweights event. The competition will take place at the Olympia, London on Friday, December 4th. Setting of what should be a good weekend of Boxing in the UK and across the Atlantic. The following day in Newcastle Amir Kan faces Dimitriy Salita, while on the undercard Kevin Mitchell faces the only man to beat Khan with that devastating knockout; Breidis Prescott. While in Atlantic City, NJ, USA. Paul Williams challenges Sergio Gabriel Martinez.
Prizefighter Light Welterweight Tournament Quarter-Final
Michael Grant 12-0-1, 1 KO) vs Jason Cook (25-2-0, 12 KOs)
Ted Bami (26-5-0, 13 KOs) vs Gavin Rees (28-1-0, 14 KOs)
Colin Lynes (31-6-0, 12 KOs) vs David Barnes 24-1-1, (11KOs)
Young Mutley (26-4-0. 13 KOs) vs Barrie Jones (16-3-0, 7 KOs)
1. Michael Grant or Jason Cook v Ted Bami v Gavin Rees
2. Colin Lynes or David Barnes v Young Muttley or Barrie Jones (Newbridge, Wales)
Prizefighter Light-Welterweights : The Contestants
Name: Michael Grant
Nickname: Mikey Spice
Home town: Tottenham, London
Professional record: W12 (1 by Ko), L0, D1. Total 13 fights.
Achievement: Former ABA Champion in 2005, undefeated as a professional.
Name: Jason Cook
Nickname: The Power
Home town: Maesteg, Wales
Professional record: W25 (12 by KO), L2, D0. Total 27 fights.
Achievement: Former European Lightweight Champion, former IBO Lightweight Champion.
Name: Ted Bami
Home town: Brixton, London
Professional record: W26 (13 by KO), L5, D0. Total 31 fights.
Achievement: Former European Light-Welterweight Champion, former WBF Light-Welterweight Champion.
Name: Gavin Rees
Nickname: The Rock
Home town: Newbridge, Wales
Professional record: W28 (14 by KO), L1, D0. Total 29 fights.
Achievement: Former WBA Light-Welterweight Champion.
Name: Colin Lynes
Age: 32 (32 in November)
Home town: Hornchurch, Essex
Professional record: W31 (12 by KO), L6, D0. Total 37 fights.
Achievement: Former European and British Light-Welterweight Champion, former IBO Light-Welterweight Champion.
Name: David Barnes
Home town: Manchester
Professional record: W24 (11 by KO), L1, D1. Total 26 fights.
Achievement: Former British Champion at light-welterweight and welterweight.
Name: Young Mutley
Home town: West Bromwich
Professional record: W26 (13 by KO), L4, D0. Total 29 fights.
Achievement: Former British Welterweight Champion, fought for British and European light-welterweight titles.
Name: Barrie Jones
Home town: Ferndale, Wales
Professional record: W16 (7 by KO), L3, D0. Total 19 fights.
Achievement: Fought for the British Welterweight Championship. The Welsh prospect Barrie Jones was a late replacement for Barry Morrison who Withdrew due to a viral infection.