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Valerijs Mikalauskas – Lee Markham on September 15th

“The Latvian Hammer” Valerijs Mikalauskas comes to London next Saturday to face Essex’s Lee Markham in a mouth watering clash. “The Hammer” promises UK fans a treat and says Markham will go the way of all his other 4 opponents and be dispatched in the first round.

Mikaulauskas’s four opponents have lasted a total of 160 seconds and promises Markham will not go past 90 seconds. “I am coming to the UK to look for a fight with Eubank jr, Groves or Anderson. I will knock Markham out. I have won every fight amateur and pro by knockout and have never lost. I will hit Markham on the chin and put him to sleep.

One may wonder why Markham is risking a fight against such a hard puncher. “I have recently signed with Steve Goodwin and feel rejuvenated. We have sat down and discussed our strategy and I wanted a real test for all fans coming to the venue and watching on TV (Primetime 498). He cant hit what he cannot see and I promise to give him some of his own medicine. The fight wont go the distance and but it will be me that is victorious.”

This mouth watering clash is one of 7 bouts to be shown live on free to watch tv (Primetime Sky 498 and Freeview HD112) on Saturday 15th September at York Hall.

A fantastic night of professional boxing littered with 50/50 contests with a championship fight, a fantastic 8 round international contest and 10 undercard fights. This is without doubt the most exciting and best boxng card that the Goodwin team have produced since starting in March 2010.

Headlining is the Southern Area Light Middleweight title clash between Kris Agyei-Dua from Brentwood and Eddie Corcoran from Neasden. This promises to be a really exciting 50/50 clash between two boxers desperate to win their first title.

Chief support is the African sensation Richard Commey from Ghana. Commey is the current Ghanain champion and has 12 wins from 12 fights all by knock out. Commey takes a big step up in class against Scotland’s Kris Hughes who in his last fight fought against Carl Frampton for the Commonwealth title.

Heavyweight sensation Dillian “the Villain”Whyte steps up in class as he marches towards his English title clash with John McDermott. Dillian takes on former British Heavyweight champion Mike Holden in a 6 round contest. Sky pundit Spencer Oliver describes this as a “mouth watering contest”.

The card is littered with exciting 50/50 matches.

Another battle of the undefeated features all action Joe “Smokin” Mullender, from Brentwood (2 wins from 2). Joe takes on “The Italian Stallion” Matteo Cecchetto who is undefeated in two fights.

Fight of the night could well be our new middleweight signing Lee Markham from Essex who steps up massively in class against “The Latvian Hammer” Valerijs Mikalauskas. Valeirijs has won all four fights he has had by 1st round knock outs and wants to fight George Groves or Kenny Anderson. This will be a sensational 6 round contest. Dont blink!.

Light Welterweight Philip Bowes (3 wins from 3 fights) takes a major step up in class when facing David O’Connor from Plymouth (4 wins from 6 including his last two).

Goodwin’s other Middleweight hope Billy Cayzer (4 wins from 4) takes on a to be announced opponent.

“Irish Lightning” Dean Byrne has his first fight since losing on Box Nation to Terry Holmes. Byrne has a 6 round contest against the unbeaten Marius Kravcukas who last time out defeated Irish prospect Gavin Prunty and fancies his chances against Byrne.

Cruiserweight Leon Senior has a 4 round International Cruiserweight contest.

Kents Cruiserweight Calvin Stonestreet makes a return to boxing after 10 years away from the sport. He takes on Paul Morris from Preston.

Kevin Greenwood (Super Middleweight) is on the comeback trail. He is desperate to regain the winning thread after losing his debut bout.

Sonny Henty makes his long awaited professional debut at Middleweight. He takes on the tough Steve Spence.

For tickets visit www.goodwinmainevents.com or call the box office on 01525 851150.

Primetime will be showing the event from 7pm.