Winner of Thaxton-Stewart to be Commonwealth mandatory challenger

The winner of British lightweight champion Jon Thaxton against Dave Stewart will be made mandatory challenger for the Commonwealth Lightweight Title, held by Amir Khan. Thaxton makes the second defence of his British Title against Scotsman Dave Stewart at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, on Friday, 5th October on a Hennessy Sports show in association with title partners Sky Sports will televise..

"We have had this fight made as a final eliminator for the Commonwealth title," said promoter Mick Hennessy. "Dave has already fought and won an eliminator for the Commonwealth title."

"There will be no excuses for Amir now, he will have to put up or shut up," said Thaxton, the British champion.

Middleweight Darren Barker, the 2002 Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, returns to action after a break and is part of quality undercard that also features the professional debut of Daniel Herdman, of Stevenage, at light-middleweight.

Hennessy Sports Proudly Present
Friday 5th October 2007.
Doors 6pm, Boxing Starts 6.30pm.

Ticket Prices:
Ringside 60 Reserved
Unreserved 30

For Tickets call the Box Office on: 0870 060 1795 or book via the web:

John Thaxton (Norwich) vs Dave Stewart (Wanstead)
12 x 3 British Lightweight Title

George Hillyard (Canning Town) vs Lee Nobel (Barnsley)
8 x 3 - Light Middleweight

Darren Barker (Barnet) vs Rob Burton (Barnsley)
6 x 3 Middleweight

Daniel Herdman (Stevenage) vs
6 x 3 Light Middle Weight

Victor Smith (Waltham Abby) vs Kellepp (Barrow In Furness)
4 x 3 Cruiser Weight

Peter McDonagh (Epping) vs Jonny Greaves (London)
4 x 3 Lightweight

Paul David (Sheffield) vs Andrew Lowe (Hackney)
8 x 3 light heavyweight

Leonard Lothian (Northampton) vs Tommy Glover (Colchester)
4 x 3 Light Welterweight

Article posted on 03.10.2007

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