Hanrahan forced out after scan
MACCLESFIELD boxer Liam Hanrahan has been forced to cancel his plans for a return to the ring following a brain scan.
The 25-year-old was due to box at the Kings Hall in Stoke next month, but a medical issue has now brought his fight career an end.
It was set to be Hanrahan’s first fight since taking a break from the sport after his stoppage loss to Krzysztof Rogowski in September 2013.
“Unfortunately I’ve had to pull my fight on October 24 as some of my brain scans haven’t come back as I would have liked them too,” he said.
“I’m absolutely gutted to say the least as everything was going to plan for my comeback.
“Obviously this isn’t the way I wanted to be leaving boxing for good as a fighter but my health has to come first.
“It’s been a great part and journey of my life which I’ve made some great friends from and had some great time and memories that will last a lifetime.
“I want to say a massive thanks to the people that were part of it and all the fans.”
Hanrahan won eight of his nine professional contests since making his debut in 2012, with five of those victories coming by stoppage.
Fans who bought tickets from Hanrahan for the forthcoming fight can either still attend the show or have a full refund if they contact him as soon as possible.