Gavin McDonnell is confident
Gavin McDonnell is confident
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Promoter and trainer Stefy Bull is promising that Ross Burkinshaw will have to hand over his title of ‘The Boss’ to Gavin McDonnell after their fight is over.

Bull sees McDonnell’s Central Area title defence as an easy fight for his man before he goes on to bigger and better titles.

All the talk from Burkinshaw about how he wants to fight Ingle-fighter Kid Galahad has amused Bull who believes that this might even be the Deepcar fighter’s last ever professional outing.

“I think Ross has been very brave in taking this fight, he’s definitely a fighting man. I know in his head he will be thinking, beat Gavin and I’m right back in the mix, but in 12 months out the ring he’s forgotten how hard a real fight is,” declared Bull.

“It was only two years ago that there was talk of him fighting Gavin’s brother Jamie but look how times have changed. This is a real fight against Gavin now.

“Gavin hadn’t even had a pro fight back then but I’ve a feeling this could well be the last time we see ‘The Boss’ in a ring. I’m very confident that on the night it will be my man being the boss and winning in style.”

Gavin has shown glimpses of being able to box like twin Jamie, now the IBF champion and previous holder of the British, Commonwealth and European titles.

Bull wants to steer Gavin towards claiming the same belts.

“Gavin’s confidence is sky high at the minute and he wants the big fights. He’s seen his twin win a world title and he wants the major belts himself,” he added.