16th September 2012
“It will be a big deal if it comes off. Welsh titles are still very prestigious and those who win them can be rightly proud of their achievements.
Webb is eligible for a shot at the British title, having secured a place in the top ten rankings. The Lonsdale belt is currently vacant at super-middleweight after George Groves was stripped of the title by the BBBofC last week. Former WBC world champion Robin Reid and Kenny Anderson are both lined up to contest the 12st title and Webb will be in contention for a shot at the winner.
The Swansea prospect defeated Reid over 3 rounds in the Prizefighter Tournament in March last year, before losing in the final to Rocky fielding, but his management team are not hurrying him just yet.
“There’s room for some progression before he has a crack at the British crown,” said Boyce.
“He definitely has the technical ability to challenge. But it never hurts to put miles on the clock, so we will get him a few more fights and then see where we stand.”