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The Sheffield Boxer Who Has Just Lost Out...

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The Sheffield boxer who has just lost out on £300,000

For a man who has just lost out on a £300,000 pay day, Kid Galahad is in remarkably good spirits.

That’s how much the Sheffield fighter believes his purse would have been had domestic rival Scott Quigg’s camp taken up his promoter’s offer of a tear-up in Dubai. Mick Hennessy sent an offer of £400,000 to WBA champion Quigg’s lawyer in the hope that the two domestic super-bantamweights could meet in December. The offer was turned down. It leaves Galahad, (18-0), waiting to hear who he will face instead at Ponds Forge, Sheffield in a more routine assignment.

“It is a pity that (Quigg) is not on, but this is boxing and it is a crazy sport” said the Wincobank super-bantamweight. “It would have been a big purse for us both - and maybe no tax on it with it being in Dubai, but you can see why they turned it down. I sparred with Quigg when I was about 18 and gave him a good whupping.

“Maybe that is why his trainer Joe Gallagher doesn’t want anything to do with it. He knows I’d beat Quigg so even all that money is not worth it to him. But at some point Quigg is going to get badly beaten...

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