Lee McGregor 'devastated' as injury derails European title bid

The boxer's fight against Isaac Lowe has been postponed.

Lee McGregor devastated as injury derails European title fight against Isaac Lowe SNS Group

Lee McGregor has said that he is “devastated” after an injury forced the postponement of his title fight against Isaac Lowe.

The boxers were due to meet in the ring in Bolton’s Toughsheet Stadium on December 1 with the WBO European featherweight belt on the line.

McGregor revealed he has suffered a torn muscle in his forearm that means a new date will have to be found for the clash.

He wrote on Instagram: “Absolutely devastated to be writing this but my fight with Isaac Lowe for the WBO European title will not be going ahead on December 1st after suffering a tear in my supinator muscle.

“I would like to thank Gareth Carr Sports Therapy for doing everything he could to try and manage me through the last few weeks training and to Dave Jenkins at Sports Therapy Scotland for all his work and giving me a recovery plan to be fit and ready to go as soon as possible.”

The Scot, who lost his undefeated record when Erik Robles won an undisputed decision in their IBO super bantam title fight in July, is confident of success when the fight is rescheduled and won’t be deterred by the latest setback.

He added: “I’m so sorry to my supporters who have booked up and were looking forward to seeing me back in the ring. I just can’t seem to catch a break just now!

“The new date will be set myself and Isaac are going to put on a fantastic fight and I will be crowned champion please believe me.

“This has happened in my career before and like I always say ‘it’s just delaying the inevitable’.”

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