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Local boxer fights on Sky tomorrow

Friday July 29 2016

Josh Wale Josh Wale

BARNSLEY boxer Josh Wale will fight live on Sky Sports tomorrow night as he tries to make history for the town. 

The Brampton lad will take on Birmingham's unbeaten Gamal Yafai in Leeds for the Commonwealth super-bantamweight title.

Wale, whose record stands at 20 wins and eight losses, will become the first Barnsley man in history to win the Commonwealth crown if he can beat Yafai.

You can catch his fight as part of the Josh Warrington vs Patrick Hyland undercard, live on Sky Sports 1 from 8.30pm, streamed on Sky Sports online from 6pm.  

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Reply Posted by Robdought on Friday July 29 2016 at 18:35
Not one to a great fan of boxing. However after following this young man over the last few years just goes to show how far you can go with is commitment and determination.Well done Josh and good look Josh local lad shines.

Reply Posted by you what on Friday July 29 2016 at 19:30
Not one to a great fan of boxing???????????????????????????

Reply Posted by Phil on Friday July 29 2016 at 22:13
Him and his brother big headed ********

Reply Posted by dave on Saturday July 30 2016 at 08:02
smashing lad known him for years always shows respect to people been raised by great parents.good luck josh lad

Reply Posted by Jake on Friday July 29 2016 at 22:32
Phil you clearly don't know him. One of he nicest blokes I've ever met. After everything him and his dad gone through he deserves some luck. You must be getting him mixed up with someone else. He's the proud of Barnsley. A brilliant bloke. No one deserves it more. Go get it Josh laddo!

Reply Posted by Phil on Saturday July 30 2016 at 08:43
Been informed by my partner yes got him mixed up partner says his brother got stab some while ago sorry sorry jake

Reply Posted by Geoff on Saturday July 30 2016 at 10:02
Josh now lives in wath and runs his own boxing club he dedicates his time to many young and enthusiastic boxers and he his a credit to his family,this community and most of all himself what a lovely fantastic young man and let's hope he brings that belt home for all Barnsley folk to see go get it champ !!!!!!

Reply Posted by Barry on Saturday July 30 2016 at 10:13
Everybody should get behind this lad....always gives 100% and never in a dull fight. And he's a great ambassador for the town
Good luck Josh

Reply Posted by David on Saturday July 30 2016 at 18:14
How do i watch this via sky online stream i cannot find anything for boxing on sky at 6pm online?