Jason Easton ready to put Foot down in title bout

Jason Easton is ready to show opponent Glenn Foot why he is the higher-ranked boxer in Britain when the duo compete for the vacant Commonwealth super lightweight title tonight

Saturday, 3rd March 2018, 5:30 am
Jason Easton is the current IBO Intercontinental and Celtic super lightweight champion

Englishman Foot has been less than complimentary about the current IBO Intercontinental and Celtic champion in the build-up to this weekend’s duel at the SSE Hydro, despite the undefeated Craigmillar fighter being ranked six places ahead of the Sunderland man in sixth. That has irked Easton and the 26-year-old is not only ready to add a third belt to his collection, he also wants to put Foot back in his place.

“On paper, it looks a cracking fight. We’ve both been in some really tough fights,” Easton said. “But he seems to think he’s going to steamroller me as he’s been saying he’ll walk through me in ten seconds.

“We’ll see how that goes. He talks about being in with top-class fighters like Sam Eggington and Josh Leather. Yeah, he has been in with those guys but he seems to be forgetting he lost to them both. He might have been in the same ring with good fighters but he couldn’t beat them. He’s never been in the ring with Jason Easton.”

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