Lee McGregor Joins Wasserman Boxing
& Headlines Edinburgh Show In July
Wasserman Boxing is delighted to announce the signing of the
world class Lee McGregor to a long-term promotional
And the global promoter can reveal the unbeaten ‘Lightning’
will headline a major show in his hometown of Edinburgh on
Friday, July 21, live-and-free-to-air on Channel 5.
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Entertainment, McGregor will box in front of his fans for
the first time in five years, with his triumphant return set
to be met with a frenzied atmosphere at the Meadowbank
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The 26-year-old raced to British, Commonwealth and European
bantamweight glory in only 10 fights but now has his sights
set on conquering the super bantamweight division with the
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“Listen, it’s going to be loud and it’s going to be
unbelievable on July 21,” buzzed McGregor.
“I’ve been waiting so long for this. I have had so many big
nights in Scotland, the most memorable being the British and
Commonwealth unification fight with Kash Farooq, but that
was in Glasgow, not in my hometown.
“I’ve not fought in Edinburgh since my professional debut in
2017. But in July, people will see how big a fan base I
have. It’s going to be loud and it’s going to be rowdy.”
Kalle Sauerland, Global Head of Boxing at Wasserman Boxing,
said: “Everyone at Wasserman Boxing is over the moon to add
Lee to our brilliant stable of fighters.
“He is, without any shadow of a doubt, a world class
operator who showed, in his first 10 fights, just how
special he is. But the best is yet to come from Lee.
“He is destined to be a world champion and we start out on
that road on July 21 in Edinburgh, his hometown, where we
are braced for an atmosphere we have not experienced in a
long time. Lee promises us the place is going to be bouncing
and we cannot wait!”
McGregor added: “I have lots of things to look forward to
and this is a new chapter for my career.
“The goals are set; the plans are in place and I’m going to
take over. I am back to where I belong, in big fights on big
“I really like what Wasserman are doing with their fighters
and it feels like they are going to give me what I deserve.
“The plan is to come back and build me in Scotland and in my
“I made my professional debut on Channel 5 and so it is a
great platform to be back on.
“Wasserman know what they are doing and the plans they have
in place for me, I am more than happy about. The future is