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Ian Bailey

Bailey Gets English Title Shot, Faces Champ Warrington On 27th Sept

Just weeks after failing to retain his Southern Area crown, by default,
Slough’s Ian Bailey gets another shot at a domestic title, when he
challenges Josh Warrington for his English Featherweight crown, at the
Elland Road Banqueting Suite in Leeds on Friday 27th September.

Back at the end of July Bailey failed to make the Championship weight, for
his first defence of the title he won in September last year, after
stopping Lewis Pettitt in the ninth round. Continue reading

Fight Report: Bailey Victorious But Loses Title – Turner, Kasiulevicius, Upton and Martin Impress In Style

As the fans arrived at York Hall on Saturday night there was one hell of a storm breaking over London, but even the inclement weather couldn’t prevent Johnny Eames, Baz Rahman and the TRAD TKO events team from staging what must be the #1 contender for ‘Fight Night of the Year’ honours.

It wasn’t just the skies opening up that threatened to dampen the proceedings, Johnny, Baz and the TRAD TKO crew had to endure so much drama and disappointment in the build up to the show, caused by a spate of illness, injury and licensing issues forcing one third of the twelve bout card to be cancelled, as if that wasn’t enough to top it all off, defending Southern Area Champ Ian Bailey failed to make championship weight. Continue reading

Drama As Ian Bailey Fails To Make Weight

There was drama earlier at the weigh in for tomorrows Southern Area Featherweight Title clash at York Hall in London, between defending Champion Ian Bailey and challenger Dan Naylor, after Bailey failed to make the Championship weight.

Ian Bailey – 9st 3 ¼ lbs

“Unfortunately it’s my fault, yeah I’ll have to look into that in the future.
I now have two options, move up a weight, or get in touch with someone that really knows how to make sure I can make the weight, It’s a science and it’s so important to have someone who knows their stuff. Continue reading

Pettitt-Bailey on Friday night

BoxNation’s hit series BoxAcademy opens it new season this Friday (7th September) at the home of London boxing the York Hall, Bethnal Green, with an exciting line-up headed by Romford cruiserweight Tony Conquest and Dublin’s Ian Tims challenging for the Vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) International title. Continue reading