Experience will be the key against Edwards says Wilton

Luke Wilton is ready to put on a show befitting the biggest show to come to Britain in a number of years.

‘Winky’ takes on rising Matchroom star Charlie Edwards on massive Frampton versus Quigg February 27 fight night.

Edwards landed the English Flyweight title in his fifth fight and defended in November at the Manchester Arena with a sixth round stoppage of Phil Smith to end his debut year on a high.

However, Belfast flyweight Wilton is confident he will provide the show stopping moments when the pair meet on February 27 and securing a second shot at the British title.

“I’m really excited about boxing on probably one if not the biggest cards to come to Britain for a while,” Wilton told Irish-boxing.com.

“Training has gone really good, my weight is really good too. I’m really looking forward to putting on a show on the 27th.”

Wilton has been around the flyweight block since 2008. The 28 year old challenged Kevin Satchell for the British and Commonwealth title back in 2013 and has been linked to another domestic shot since.

Edwards on the other hand starts only his second year as a pro on February 27 and is just six fights into pro life. Wilton the difference in experience will count for something on the night, but claims Edwards has proved himself worthy of a British title shot.

“He is a good fighter and he has proved that by getting to this level. Experience will be the key, but he has done a 10 rounder before so it won’t be a new thing to him. I’m prepared for whatever he brings on the night.”


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