McCullough could face Pickering

13 May 2010 – By Cormac Campbell

Wayne McCullough could face Esham Pickering in the upcoming Prizefighter super-bantamweight tournament on May 29.

The Matchroom Sport promoted event, which takes place at Londons York Hall will be televised live on Sky Sports and former champions McCullough and Pickering are the two big attractions.

Also boxing on the card are the unbeaten Ricky Owen and Craig Lyon, as well as Gavin Reid, Josh Wale and Chris Riley.

Tickets for the event cost 35 (unreserved), 60 (ringside) and 100 (VIP) and are available from Matchroom Sport on 01277 359900.

The contenders:

Craig Lyon.

Age: 28.

Hometown: St Helens, Merseyside.

Professional record: Won 10 (3 by KO), Lost 0, Drawn 0.

Achievement: Undefeated.

Wayne McCullough

Age: 39

Hometown: Belfast/Las Vegas.

Professional record: Won 27 (18 by KO), Lost 7, Drawn 0.

Total 35 fights.

Achievement: Ex WBC bantamweight champion.

Mark Moran

Age: 28

Hometown: Liverpool.

Professional record: Won 11 (3 by KO), Lost 1, Drawn 1.

Total 13 fights.

Achievement: Fought for British title.

Ricky Owen

Age: 24

Hometown: Swansea

Professional record: Won 11 (4 by KO), Lost 0, Drawn 0. Total 11 fights.

Achievement: Undefeated.

Esham Pickering

Age: 33

Hometown: Newark, Notts

Professional record: Won 34 (13 by KO), Lost 9, Drawn 0.

Total 43 fights.

Achievement: Has held the European, British and Commonwealth titles.

Gavin Reid

Age: 31

Hometown: Redcar, Yorkshire

Professional record: Won 6 (3 by KO), Lost 5, Drawn 1. Total 12 fights.

Achievement: Fought for Scottish title.

Chris Riley

Age: 22

Hometown: Middlesbrough

Professional record: Won 2 (0 by KO), Lost 2, Drawn 2. Total 6 fights.

Achievement: Ex England Junior international.

Josh Wale

Age: 22

Hometown: Barnsley

Professional record: Won 9 (5 by KO), Lost 2, Drawn 0. Total 11 fights.

Achievement: Fought for English title.

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