News | Mar 02 2016

Sam Eggington drawing on Mike Tyson, Miguel Cotto and Conor McGregor inspiration ahead of Bradley Skeete fight

Sam Eggington talks to George Gigney about his upcoming fight with Skeete
Sam Eggington
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BRITISH and Commonwealth welterweight champion Sam Eggington is drawing on inspiration from some well-known names in the fight game as he prepares to face Bradley Skeete on Saturday [March 5].

The 22-year-old will headline in his hometown of Birmingham against a man who unsuccessfully challenged Frankie Gavin for the two titles in 2014.

Eggington, who had a breakout year in 2015, is aware of his adversary’s boxing prowess but intends to make it an uncomfortable night for the challenger.


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