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Froch vs Inkin Rescheduled for May / Thaxton-Romanov Tix

Hennessy Sports can confirm that due to an acute infection, Denis Inkin will not be available to fight Carl Froch on the 29th March at the Nottingham Arena. Universum Box-Promotions have today confirmed Denis Inkin will be ready and fit to fight by the end of April. Mark Sharman, Director of ITV News and Sport said: “We looked at the option of a replacement opponent but in the end this fight is so big it’s worth waiting for”..

Therefore this entire event will now be rescheduled for either the 3rd or 10th of May 2008 and this will be confirmed by 6pm Monday 17th March 2008.

Chief support John Murray vs John Fewkes plus the majority of the undercard as previously advertised will be rescheduled to appear on the new date.

The Froch vs Inkin fight will be broadcast live on ITV1, with further fights from the under-card broadcast on ITV4. Coverage will also be simulcast on ITV.com

Promoter Mick Hennessy said:

“I would like to apologise for any inconvenience this has caused and would like to thank ITV, Nottingham Arena, SHOBOX and the fight fans for their full and continued support”.

“We are delighted to keep this brilliant fight card together and we look forward to putting on an incredible event”.

All ticket holders are advised to retain their tickets which will be valid for the rescheduled date, should you be unable to attend on the new confirmed date, please return your ticket to the point of purchase for a full refund.

As of 1st April the Nottingham Arena 24hr Ticket Hotline number will be changing to 08444 124 624.


Thaxton vs Romanov fight to be held at the home of Boxing.

Hennessy Sports in association with Golden Palace.com are proud to announce British Champion Jon Thaxton will be challenging Yuri Romanov, the current European Champion for his Title at York Hall, Bethnal Green on the 4th April 2008. The fight will also be broadcast live on Friday Fight Night at 9.30pm on SKY SPORTS ONE.

Tickets will be available from 15th March via Ticketmaster on 0870 060 1975 or www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

Article posted on 14.03.2008



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