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David Walker weighs-in

22.09.05 - David Walker comfortably made the weight for his challenge to British light middleweight champion Jamie Moore on Friday night at the GH Carnall Leisure Centre in Manchester. ‘Kid Dynamite’ registered 10 stone 13lb 5 oz at the venue earlier this afternoon, whilst the champion came in bang on the 11 stone limit..

As he stepped off the scales Walker, who has brought around 200 fans up from London with him, said: “I feel in terrific shape, I cannot wait for tomorrow night.”

The 29-year-old from Sidcup is used to the big occasion. In 2003 he was hailed as ‘Britain’s Most Exciting Boxer’ following a series of sensational Championship performances and boxed at the Alexandra Palace in front of around 5000 supporters.

Walker has once again re-iterated his desire to bring big time boxing back to the capital.

“I am going out there to win the title so that I can bring it back to London to defend,” he said. “I want to give my supporters some more big nights at home.”

Lightweight John Murray also boxes on the Matchroom Sports promoted card. He weighed 9 stone 6 lb 10 oz ahead of his 6 round clash against Tanzanian Oboto Ameme.

Tickets for David Walker’s challenge to British light middleweight champion Jamie Moore at the GH Carnall Leisure Centre in Manchester on September 23rd are available on 07961 998872.

Article posted on 22.09.2005



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