Chris Jenkins will face Tyrone Nurse for the vacant British Light Welterweight title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on April 11, live on Sky Sports, after champion Willie Limond was forced out of his defence against Jenkins with a shoulder injury. Continue reading
Jenkins lands golden WBC International shot in Cardiff – 29/01/2014
Unbeaten Welshman faces Sebire for vacant belt on Saturday
Jenkins burst onto the scene in July with his impressive win in the Prizefighter Light Welterweights III at the York Hall in Bethnal Green, coming in as a late replacement to win every round he boxed in, with the icing on the cake a second round stoppage of Danny Connor in the final.
The unbeaten 25 year old has moved seamlessly to 12-0 and now he’s ready to step-up to title level, and claiming the WBC International crown against the former French champion (22-6) could be the first step on the path to British title glory. Continue reading
Chris Jenkins was head and shoulders above the rest of the field as he stopped Danny Connor in the final of the Betfair Prizefighter Light Welterweights III at York Hall, Bethnal Green.
The Welshman, fighting for the first time as a professional outside of his homeland, recorded points victories over Tony Owen and Eren Arif in the earlier rounds before needing only a round-and-a-half to triumph in the final. Continue reading
The final tickets for Carl Froch’s blockbuster IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight title defence against George Groves will go on sale tomorrow at midday from the Phones 4u Arena.
Froch and Groves clash in Manchester on November 23 live on Sky Sports Box Office, and the returned tickets present the last chance for fans to witness a huge night of British boxing with a sumptuous undercard. Continue reading