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Adam Etches and Sam Omaison Weigh In

 

Updated 12th April 2013

 

Adam Etches and Sam O’maison weighed in at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, both eager to win the first professional titles of their careers tomorrow night at Ponds Forge Leisure Centre.

 

Adam 'The Bomber' Etches takes on tough Belarusian Andrei Abramenka for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) youth title, while Sam ‘The Sensation’ O’maison faces Andy Keates for the vacant British Masters Bronze lightweight title.

 

Adam Etches (right) and Andrei Abramenka (left) at the weigh in.

 

Etches, 22, with a perfect record of 11 wins with nine knockouts, looked in tremendous condition as he hit the scales at 11st 6lbs, but he cannot afford to underestimate his opponent.

 

Abramenka, 25, has won 18 of his 22 contests and went the full 12-round distance with former European welterweight champion Matthew Hatton.

 

The Belarusian also weighed in at 11st 6lbs for what will be the biggest night of Etches career to date in front of his home fans.

 

 

Sam O'maison (right) and Andy Keates (left) at the weigh in.

 

Sam, 22, looked calm and confident as he weighed in at 9st 9lbs.

 

Undefeated with four wins from four contests, he will be looking to make it win number five and pick up his first pro title against unbeaten Andy Keates, 21.

 

Keates weighed in at 9st 7lbs and will certainly be no pushover, boasting seven wins from seven contests coming into the fight.

 

The night also features Ingle Gym fighters Atif 'Unique' Shafiq, Callum 'Hitman' Hancock and 'Leigh-thal' Leigh Wood.

 

The show is being staged by Richard Poxon in support of the Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity and Cavendish Cancer Care.

 

Tickets will be priced at £30 standard, £50 and £70 ringside.

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