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Lee McGregor Wants Title Crack at Paul Butler, May Move Up in Weight

Lee McGregor wants a world title shot this year or he’s launching an attack on the weight divisions above. The European, British and Commonwealth bantamweight champion is “licking his lips” at the thought of challenging WBO titleholder Paul Butler but admits if he can’t land that shot in 2022, then he will be forced to move up a weight class.
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Lee McGregor held to controversial draw by Diego Ruiz, Danny Dignum wins by knockout

The job of a referee is to police a fight, not score it. Scottish bantamweight Lee McGregor was held to a controversial 10-round draw by Argentina’s Diego Ruiz at the York Hall in London on Friday. The lone scorer was referee Kieran McCann – who had it 95-95 – and his numbers were not popular.
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Lee McGregor Held To a Draw With Ruiz, Dignum Bags Knockout Victory

British, European and Commonwealth bantamweight champion Lee McGregor stepped up to super-bantamweight for the night and saw his 100 percent record ended as he was held to a draw by Argentina's Diego Ruiz at York Hall, East London. Referee Kieran McCann, the sole scorer, had the ten-rounder 95-95, much to...
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Lee McGregor Would Embrace a Showdown With Naoya Inoue

Lee McGregor got a close-up view of Naoya Inoue when the Japanese superstar boxed in Glasgow three years ago and while the Scot believes he is someway off being ready to face Inoue, if he was offered the fight, he would find it hard to turn down. McGregor, the European...
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Lee McGregor puts Farooq rematch disappointment behind him, eyes big things in 2022

Rising bantamweight contender Lee McGregor will return to action against durable Diego Alberto Ruiz in a scheduled 10-round contest at the famed York Hall in London on Friday. McGregor, who is rated No. 10 by The Ring at 118 pounds, is happy to be back after spending six months on the sidelines.
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Lee McGregor vs. Diego Alberto Ruiz Added To February 11 MTK Card

Undefeated sensation Lee McGregor will make his return to the ring on next month's MTK Fight Night when he faces dangerous Argentine Diego Alberto Ruiz. The huge card will be held on Friday 11 February and be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, and worldwide on IFL TV, with Danny Dignum defending his WBO European middleweight title against Grant Dennis in the main event.

Lee McGregor: Edinburgh fighter out of Narek Abgaryan fight

Lee McGregor has announced his fight with Narek Abgaryan on Saturday is off due to "injury and personal family issues". The Edinburgh-born bantamweight was due to defend his European title against the Armenian in Manchester. But McGregor, 24, who is also the British and Commonwealth champion, said he won't be...
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Jason Moloney To Pursue WBC Title Eliminator After Plans Fall Through For Lee McGregor Clash

Jason Moloney will head in a different direction in hopes of claiming a bantamweight title. has learned that the two-time title challenger is currently in talks with Thailand’s Nawaphon Por Chokchai in a final eliminator to determine the mandatory challenger for the WBC bantamweight title. The move comes after Moloney was forced to abandon an IBF eliminator with Scotland’s Lee McGregor, who instead opted to next defend his EBU European bantamweight title in a recently announced co-promotional pact with Matchroom Boxing and Probellum.
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Lee McGregor signs co-promotional deal with Matchroom and Probellum

Undefeated EBU European Bantamweight Champion Lee McGregor has signed a multi-fight co-promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing and Probellum and will put his belt on the line against Narek Abgaryan on the huge Parker vs. Chisora 2 card at the AO Arena, Manchester on Saturday December 18, live worldwide on DAZN (with the exception of New Zealand and Samoa).
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Lee McGregor Signs Co-Promotional Pact With Matchroom, Probellum; Returns December 18

Lee McGregor has two new promoters, along with a fight date and a change in career path. Matchroom Boxing and Probellum have announced a co-promotional pact with the unbeaten Scottish bantamweight, who also has a new fight date and opponent for his next assignment. McGregor (11-0, 9KOs) will next face Armenia’s Narek Abgaryan (15-1, 6KOs) as part of the already announced December 18 show at AO Arena in Manchester, England.
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Unbeaten Scottish bantamweight contender Lee McGregor joins Probellum

Probellum has announced the promotional signing of unbeaten British, Commonwealth and European bantamweight champion Lee McGregor. Scotland’s McGregor (11-0, 9 KOs) is one of the rising stars in boxing, a 24-year-old already firmly established as one of the top 118lb fighters in the world after just 11 fights and ranked No. 10 by The Ring in that division.
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D4G wins purse bid for Lee McGregor vs Jason Moloney IBF eliminator

The bad news: it looks like we won’t be getting that Lee McGregor vs. Kash Farooq rematch. The good news: it’s because McGregor’s moving on to bigger things. D4G Boxing Promotions secured the rights to another eliminator today by winning the purse bid for McGregor’s IBF-ordered clash with Jason Moloney.

Lee McGregor and Kash Farooq set for re-match for British title

Scottish boxers Lee McGregor and Kash Farooq have agreed terms on a re-match for the British British Bantamweight title. The British Boxing Board of Control require McGregor to defend the belt against his compatriot. McGregor edged the first bout between the pair via a split-decision in Glasgow in 2019. Promoter...
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Lee McGregor, Kash Farooq Reach Agreement For Rematch

A deal has been struck for Lee McGregor and Kash Farooq to meet in a long-awaited all-Scottish rematch for the British, Commonwealth and European bantamweight titles. The two met in November 2019 in a brilliant fight, with McGregor, who went into the fight as Commonwealth champion, winning a narrow and disputed decision over Farooq, who went in as British champion. It was also a classic East v West Scottish clash, with McGregor coming from Edinburgh and Farooq from Glasgow.