David Barnes' clash with Ronnie Heffron has been postponed after
the Manchester fighter was involved in a serious car crash.
The former British champion is nursing a large number of
injuries following Tuesday's unfortunate accident and show promoter
Dave Coldwell is thankful that Barnes' fate was not a whole lot
"David Barnes is lucky to be alive and I'm so grateful that he
escaped from the crash without suffering fatal consequences,"
revealed a relieved Coldwell.
"I've spoken with David since the accident and his description
of the crash means that someone up there is smiling down on him.
His fight with Heffron can wait for another day but at the moment
my thoughts are with David and his family as he starts his
Fans of Heffron and Barnes who purchased tickets can obtain a
refund from point of purchase but the Manchester show still goes
ahead on October 12t and features local favourite
Matthew Hatton, as he takes on Michael Lomax before embarking on a
world title journey in 2013.
A stellar undercard will also feature a number of Coldwell
Boxing prospects including former ABA champion Hosea Burton and the
professional debut of Liverpool's Anthony Jevons.