Gavin has aspirations to not only step up to British championship level but feels he is ready to move into European class match-ups and is eyeing Paul McCloskey’s European strap.
“I knew I was stronger than him, without a doubt,” Gavin told Sky Sports after taking his record to 9-0.
“A title is all I’m missing now. I know I’ve got the Irish title but now I want another title. At light-welterweight – (Amir) Khan’s world class, (Paul) McCloskey’s gone on to world class. Any other light-welterweight in Europe I’ll fight.”
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Ahmet Patterson kicked off the show in style, knocking out Wayne Downing inside a minute. Patterson certainly didn’t seem like he wanted to hang around and looks like a prospect that could be a real handful and one to keep an eye on.
Former ABA champion Billy Morgan scored a points win against Robin Deakin, who proved as durable as ever. Morgan won every round to record a 40-36 victory.
Manchester prospect Ronnie Heffron had to work hard to outpoint former Central Area welterweight champion Kevin McCauley over four rounds winning comfortably in the end though 40-37 on the scorecards, but was pushed all the way by McCauley.
Bradley Skeete, out-classing and stopped the brave but limited Johnny Greaves in the fourth round, after having Greaves down in the second and third rounds, Skeete eventually forced the stoppage an intervention in fourth.
Freddie Turner out-pointed Billy Smith 40-36 over 4 competitive rounds.