11th May 2012
super-featherweight champion Adrien Broner was called off following the
cancellation of Amir Khan’s challenge of Lamont Peterson, the Dewsbury
man remains determined to achieve his career goals.
Sykes, 28, had been finalising preparations for his bid to overcome
the highly-rated Broner in Las Vegas but will now not get the chance to
do so. Despite the obvious disappointment entailed, his trainer Julian
McGowan says the fighter believes it to be just another obstacle to
forever but we stepped up and how many others do? This will not deter us
from our goal and success at the Central Boxing Club.”
determination and love for boxing and the form that he has showed has
a special team down at Dicky’s Gym and John Tallant and Mark Hurley
have been my rocks.
Huddersfield on March 5 2010, Gary was hurt, tired and behind on the
scorecards in the fight of his life.
breath. He took a deep gasp of oxygen, paused, then attacked non-stop
with every ounce of energy and showed what he is – a champion.