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Bradley Pryce suffers British title shot blow

Bradley Pryce
Bradley Pryce has had two failed attempts at the British title

Welsh challenger Bradley Pryce has been dealt a blow as his British light-middleweight title fight with Englishman Sam Webb has been postponed.

Reigning champion Webb has been forced to withdraw because of a back injury so former Commonwealth champion Pryce will not have a third shot a British title.

Pryce's countryman super-bantamweight Jamie Arthur now tops the 5 February Brentwood Leisure Centre bill.

The Welshman will fight champion Jason Booth for the British title.

Pryce will now have to wait until Webb recovers for a third shot at the British crown.

The 29-year-old, who has won 31 of his 39 professional fights, has twice fought for the British title when he lost to Michael Jennings in 2005 and Neil Sinclair in 2003.

Webb was due to make the second defence of his belt against experienced Newbridge bruiser Pryce in Essex was has had to pull out.

see also
Webb makes British title defence
16 Oct 10 |  Boxing
Pryce eyes title after Bami win
10 Jul 10 |  Boxing
Pryce weight move for July bout
19 Jun 10 |  Boxing
Wales' boxing world champions
25 Mar 08 |  Boxing
Wales' pugilist princes
15 May 09 |  Boxing
Wales' boxing history in photos
24 May 09 |  Boxing
BBC Sport Wales coverage
03 Oct 11 |  Wales

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