Time To Shine At Nine For Billy Morgan
Boxing star Billy Morgan is promising to put on a show stopping display next month at Wembley to take his tally to nine wins from nine fights.
The blockbuster show on 20th July in London will be a mouth-watering event with many of the UK’s finest talent on display.
Amongst these big names in the line-up is Canning Town lightweight Billy Morgan looking to remain undefeated with a ninth successive win on his continuous rise up the rankings.
Fighting not only to win in the ring but also for contention amongst the star studded line up, the 23 year old is looking to make a statement to boxing fans.
“I’m ready to start fighting for titles now and I want to show the world that I’m ready on July 20th. There’s some huge names on the list and I’m going to come out and show what I’m capable of.”
Morgan currently boasts a perfect record against some experienced but not so troublesome opponents.
The former West Ham ABC student has won every single round of his professional career so far, scoring 400 points from 40 rounds of boxing. The strongest win to date came in the shape of former English Champion Marc Callaghan from Barking.
Many fans will be eager to see the lightning quick Eastender up against some stiffer competition.
The current BBBofC Southern Area Lightweight Champion Liam Shinkwin would make for an excellent match to get fight fans salivating.
The 27 year old from Bushey claimed the vacant title in March this year and became the first person to beat 25 year old Ryan Taylor from Upminster. The belt was won on points over ten rounds at Wembley Arena and the pair could very likely meet again in their next fight in the Lightweight edition of the Prizefighter Tournament in July.
These are the type of fights that trainer Mark Tibbs will be looking to set up in the coming months. The London trainer commented on Billy’s recent improvements.
“He’s maturing up now and after the big show on 20th July, if he shows the qualities he has been showing during the last 2 months then I see no reason for his Manager Dean Powell to start moving up a level and looking at titles.”
The sharpshooter is receiving a great education from the famous TKO Gym in Canning Town and looks to be on the brink of stepping up to the next level which will be welcome news to all boxing fans alike. Following the big show on 20th July, there will be many watchful eyes following the promising youngster on his continuous march up the rankings.
The London show named Behind Enemy Lines features Britain’s bad boy Dereck Chisora against unbeaten American Malik Scott in an exciting heavyweight showdown.
Unbeaten American, Deontay Wilder, known as the Bronze Bomber was announced as the original opponent, but his subsequent arrest for domestic battery and his inability to travel outside of the US meant that promoter Frank Warren had to cancel that fight and reschedule the entire show.
The action-packed undercard also features Billy Morgan’s TKO Gym team mate Billy Joe Saunders challenging for Gary O’Sullivan’s WBO International Middleweight title and both their very respectable unbeaten records on the line.
Saunders is the current British and Commonwealth Middleweight Champion and will defend those honours against another unbeaten prospect in John Ryder exactly two months later in September.
IBF Intercontinental Super-Bantamweight Champion Carl Frampton will defend his title against Argentina’s Fabian Orozco. All-action Frampton from Tigers Bay, Belfast, is the reigning European, Commonwealth and IBF Intercontinental Super-Bantamweight Champion with an undefeated record of 16 fights and 11 knockouts and is top-ten ranked in three of the major world governing bodies.
The 26-year-old has excited the media and fans’ with his hard-hitting performance and has marked himself out as one of the premier talents in British and Irish boxing as he continues his rally towards a world title shot.
One of Britain’s most exciting young prospects, unbeaten Ellesmere Port’s Paul Butler who also holds the British and Commonwealth titles, challenges for the Vacant WBO Intercontinental Super-Flyweight title just one month after defeating Najah Ali at Liverpool Olympia on Friday 28th June in what was the Baby Faced Assassin’s fourth consecutive knockout win.
Another of Morgan’s team mates appearing is promising London super-middleweight star Frank Buglioni as he continues his unbeaten star rise and features in an eight-round contest as he targets his first title shot. The hard-hitting 24-year-old made it six KO’s out of eight fights with his third round KO of Darren McKenna last time out at Wembley Arena.
The rest of the exciting undercard features unbeaten light-heavyweight and 2010 Commonwealth Games Champion Calum Johnson from Boston; undefeated welterweight and 2008 Olympian/2007 World Amateur Championship Bronze Medalist Bradley Saunders; Southern Area Welterweight Champion Bradley Skeete; Former Southern Area Light-Middleweight Champion Steve O’Meara; Wembley Light-Welterweight Gary Corcoran; Harrow Weald Super-Featherweight Mitchell Smith; Chingford’s unbeaten Tom Baker and Bowers Gifford John Dignum clash over four rounds at middleweight; plus Islington super-featherweight Joey Taylor.
Behind Enemy Lines will be live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
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