Cromer boxing brothers face GBH charges

Three well-known Norfolk boxing brothers, who turned professional earlier this year, are facing serious assault charges.Twins Liam and Ryan Walsh, 22, and elder brother Michael, 24, from Cromer will appear at the town's magistrates court on November 27 to answer allegations of causing grievous bodily harm.

Three Norfolk boxing brothers, who turned professional earlier this year, are facing serious assault charges.

Twins Liam and Ryan Walsh, 22, and elder brother Michael, 24, from Cromer will appear at the town's magistrates court on November 27 to answer allegations of causing grievous bodily harm.

Police confirmed the charges related to an incident at Brownshill where the family lives, and involved a 46-year-old man.

The Walshes stepped into the national arena when they made their professional debuts in February, having signed up with promoter Frank Warren.


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And they took the boxing world by storm with a hat trick of wins during a televised evening at London's Excel Arena which also featured star fighter Amir Khan.

They began their amateur careers at Aylsham Boxing Club and worked their way up the amateur rankings.

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Michael is a former flyweight champion, Ryan a former junior champion and Liam won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Australia in 2004.

Since turning professional they are unbeaten in a total of nine fights.

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