Frankie Gavin will be watching Josh Kelly on Saturday night
Frankie Gavin has welcomed a domestic clash with Josh Kelly and believes he would inflict a first humbling defeat on his welterweight rival.
The Birmingham man will be keeping a close eye on Kelly, who challenges Kris George for the Commonwealth title this Saturday night in Newcastle, live on Sky Sports.
I’ve seen things that I thought were good in him, but nothing I thought special, nothing I thought woah, I can’t cope with this kid.
“I sparred him a few years back when I was just coming back into camp. I’ve seen things that I thought were good in him, but nothing I thought special, nothing I thought woah, I can’t cope with this kid.
“Down at the right weight, in shape, I think I could beat him. It can happen in September, if the money is right.
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“Realistically the European is the main one for me now.
“Win or lose against Lejarraga, I’m still up for the fight.”
Lewis Ritson against Paul Hyland Jr and Josh Kelly versus Kris George is on Sky Sports Action from 7pm on Saturday night.
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