Arron wants to win British championship outright, makes first defence against Rose on Saturday

28 Nov

On The Beak – Admin

British super welterweight champion Prince Arron looks set to establish himself as the division’s top dog in his title defense against Brian Rose at the Robin Park Centre in Wigan this Saturday, December 3. Since winning the Prizefighter tournament back in February, 2010, Arron has gone from strength to strength winning the British title by knocking out Sam Webb in the 12th round in May at the Medway Park Leisure Centre in Kent.

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Prince Arron pulled out of a European clash to concentrate on winning the British title outright. Arron said: “I would love to fight for the European title, but it has always been my ambition to win the Lonsdale Belt outright. I want to achieve this by mid-2012 and then go on to win European and world honors.

“I know Rose quite well as we have sparred against each other in the past and I know he is coming to try and take away my belt, but there is know way I am giving up my title.”

Chief support on the night sees a British Title eliminator between undefeated Karl Place and Liverpudlian Steve Williams.

Williams has only lost in a title challenge to Lenny Daws back in July 2010 whilst Karl Place was named one to watch by Sky Sports and has a record of 15 fights 15 wins with 8 by knockout.

The winner of the bout will be at ringside on december 10th to watch the Ashley Theophane versus Nigel Wright war.

Promoter Frank Maloney said: “Karl will have to be at his best to keep his undefeated record intact against Williams this weekend.”

The show will be Live on Sky Sports this Saturday December 3 at the Robin Park Arena, Wigan and tickets are still available to buy on the night.

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