Mikael Lawal gets new opponent for British cruiserweight title fight as injury forces Deion Jumah to retire from boxing | Boxing News


Mikael Lawal will fight David Jamieson for the British cruiserweight title, live on Sky Sports on Sunday November 27.

Lawal was originally fighting London rival Deion Jumah for the vacant championship. But Jumah tragically suffered an injury in sparring. He detached the retina in his eye, the second time he has suffered such an accident. Not only did he have to pull out of the fight but he has had to end his career and retire.

“It’s sad news at the end of the day. Even though there was bad blood between me and him I would never wish that on anyone,” Jumah told Sky Sports.

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