Jack Catterall’s next opponent Jarkko Putkonen serves in the United Nations Peacekeeping Force, but has promised an all-out war on the undefeated British ace.
Irish boxing legend Steve Collins says he’ll fight rival Roy Jones Jr. in the ring if his charge Frank Buglioni finishes off Fedor Chudinov early in their showdown at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday 26th September.
Lofty Penge welterweight Bradley Skeete insists that the pending 2015-16 campaign is the one when he’ll finally land a major title.
Manchester lightweights Adrian Gonzalez and Jon Kays have little in common other than a burning desire to claim the bragging rights in their derby showdown.
Billy Joe Saunders’ WBO World Middleweight title challenge against champion Andy Lee on Saturday 10th October has had to be postponed after Saunders received a cut eye in sparring.
The show will still go ahead with all-action Manchester hero Terry Flanagan making the first defence against Diego Magdaleno and Liverpool’s Liam Smith’s Vacant WBO World Junior Middleweight title challenge against John Thompson.
Little invokes interest in an undercard scrap more than a bit of local needle and a feud is starting to boil up between Manchester lightweights Adrian Gonzalez and Jon Kays.
The former, the cocksure 24 year old adopted son of globally regarded coach Lee Beard, has caught the eye amassing an 11-1 (3) slate. The latter, a 32 year old plumber from Ashton-Under-Lyne, is a battle hardened ex British and Commonwealth super-feather challenger.
At the age of 25, and with six title fights on his ledger, Erith super-bantam Lewis Pettitt insists he’s finally ready to be unleashed against the division’s big guns.
‘I want big domestic fights. I want to end this season as British and European champion. I understand that British Champion Jazza Dickens is defending against Martin Ward in mid November so hopefully the winner will defend against me early in the New Year.’ Said Pettitt.
WBO Intercontinental Super-Featherweight Champion Mitchell Smith is relishing his ‘homecoming’ at Harrow Leisure Centre on Friday 30th October when he headlines a show for the first time.