27th September 2011

Gavin Rees and Derry Mathews met at the Tredegar House in Newport on Monday to publicise their up-coming fight at the press conference staged by Matchroom Sport.
Gavin Rees, Eddie Hearn and Derry Mathews

European lightweight champion Rees will make the first defence of his belt against Mathews from Liverpool, at the Newport Leisure Centre on Saturday night in Wales, 1st October.

Welshman Rees the former WBA light-welterweight champion of the world, is looking to get another shot at a world title at lightweight.

But 31 year-old Rees, will have to deal with English champion and former World Boxing Union featherweight belt holder Mathews, who himself is confident and prepared for this challenge after revitalising his career after retiring in 2009.

Former women’s boxing pioneer Jane Couch MBE was at the press conference to record exclusive footage and interviews with combatants and the big fight fraternity to ask the questions like only Jane can.

Check out more of Janes videos at her website. www.janecouchboxing.com


Fight report to follow this week.


Jane Couch Interviews at Mondays Presser
Interview with Gavin Rees and trainer Gary Lockett
Interview with Derry Mathews
Interview with Eddie Hearn
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