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Tommy Langford is up for a fresh start

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Tommy Langford will buoyantly start a ‘new chapter’ when he joins the super middleweight division next month.

Tommy Langford

The former British middleweight champion steps up to 168lb for the first time at Walsall Town Hall on Saturday,March 9.

The 29-year-old features on BCB Promotions’ show, with the bill titled ‘Pride of the Midlands.’

‘The Baggies Bomber’ will have the support of West Bromwich Albion fans behind him, as a season ticket holder and columnist for the match-day programme.

A rebuilding process currently awaits Langford, after relinquishing and failing to regain the British crown in two blistering clashes with Jason Welborn.

He’s held the Commonwealth and WBO Inter-Continental straps during his pro career and retains a thirst for further honours.

He said: “It’s a new chapter for me now. I feel better already at super middle.

“The next two years are massive for me and I think it’ll only be a win or two before I’m back in the mix, but I also suspect there will be one or two that’ll avoid me. I don’t think most of the domestic title holders would pick me out as an opponent.”

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