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Haymer targets Spartacus-Oakey winner

15.05.07 - English Light-Heavyweight Champion Peter Haymer is out to erase the painful memories of his last fight when he takes on Paul David at ExCeL London in Docklands this Friday. The Enfield-based boxer, who trains out of Tottenham, appears on the Hennessy Sports SENI:BOX promotion headlined by the clash for the vacant British Light Heavyweight Title between Spartacus and Tony Oakey. Haymer hopes to secure a challenge against the winner and would be confident of victory, having recorded wins over both.

But first Haymer, 28, wants to put in a good display after being stopped in two by Ovill McKenzie for the Commonwealth crown in September.

The British title is the next level up for me and that is what I want to be fighting for next, said Peter.

I have beaten both Oakey and Spartacus so would be confident of fighting either of them.

The winner of their fight will probably face Brian Magee next, but I would love to be involved in the future and if I keep plugging away Im sure I will.

Im coming off a poor performance against McKenzie. It was stopped on cuts and I was put down by some poor shots. It just wasnt me in there so I want to redeem myself and put things right in this next fight.

I cant afford to lose this one and need to look good to get back in contention for the big fights again.

I know Im good enough for the British Title the last fight was just a one-off bad night and Im just waiting for my chance to show people what I can do at that level. Remember, Ive beaten Oakey and Spartacus before.

Article posted on 16.05.2007



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