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UK Weekend Roundup

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In Barnsley, on Friday night, Ben Davies of Barnsley won the vacant British Masters Bronze Middleweight Title when Kieron Gray of Telford was forced to retire with a hand injury in round six.

On Saturday, in Peterborough, a thrilling contest saw Freddie Turner of Canning Town win the vacant British Masters Gold Light-Middleweight Title by outpointing Chris Jenkinson of Bolton (115-112)

In Oldham, Jon Kays of Ashton-under-Lyne, won the BBBofC English Super-Featherweight Title by Majority Decision over Lee Glover of Tipton (96-95; 96-95; 97-95).

At Bowlers, Manchester, Ryan Doyle won the vacant International Masters Featherweight Title by outpointing South-African born Michael Ramabeletsa (95-94).

At the York Hall, Bethnal Green, George Jupp of Belvedere, London, won a ten round Super-Featherweight contest against Gia Atenov of Georgia on points (99-92). Jupp now goes on to fight for the International Masters Super-Featherweight Title.

At Aintree Equestrian Centre, Liverpool, Kevin Satchell of Liverpool, successfully defended his Commonwealth (British Empire) Flyweight Title by Unanimous Points decision over Isaac Qyaye of Ghana.

And Paul Butler of Ellesmere Port, won the vacant WBA Inter-Continental Bantamweight Title by fourth round KO over Oreste Bernabe Nieva of Argentina.

In Doncaster, local man Jason Cunningham won the vacant BBBofC English Bantamweight Title when Scott Gladwin of Halifax retired in round four. Gladwin had been on the canvas three times.

And Carl Froch and George Groves met yesterday (Monday) at a press conference to officially announce their rematch on May 31. All 60,000 tickets for the event at Wembley sold out within an hour.

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