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Rees To Retire after Buckland Re-Match!

Next Saturday, on the Nathan Cleverly topped bill, Gavin Rees will be making the last ring entrance of his career.

The popular Welsh fighter who won the WBA world light-welterweight title back in 2007 when he beat Souleymane M'baye, will be taking on Gary Buckland in a re-match.

Ahead of the contest Rees has already decreed that the fight will be the last of a career that has spanned sixteen years, with Rees remarking to the media ahead of the contest,

'I will leave everything I have in the ring on 17 May and I am proud of everything I have achieved.”

“My trainer Gary Lockett has done a brilliant job getting me through training camps in the last few years but I can't keep doing it.'

'I've had a fair few injuries and they are catching up with me, but I've still got a great fight left in me and I plan to empty everything left in me out in Cardiff.”

'Winning a world title was a dream come true and all British fighters want to win the British title so claiming that for the first time in 2010 was a huge honour.'


Won, lose or draw, we’re sure that Gavin Rees will, on the night, will give his all and be given a marvellous reception.


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 11 2014

Time: 10:49AM

 

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