Nick Blackwell and Chris Eubank Jr. collide at The SSE Arena, Wembley

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Trowbridge star Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell will defend his British middleweight championship against number one-ranked contender Chris Eubank Jr. on March 26 at The SSE Arena, Wembley, LIVE on Channel 5.

The explosive clash between world-class middleweights Blackwell and Eubank Jr. headlines a stacked fight card which also features heavyweight sensation Hughie Lewis Fury in a scheduled 12-round contest against a world-ranked opponent.

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Hennessy Sports win the right to stage Blackwell vs. Eubank Jr.

Hennessy Sports are delighted to announce they have won the right to stage the British middleweight title fight between champion Nick Blackwell and number one challenger Chris Eubank Jr. in 2016.

Promoter Mick Hennessy submitted the highest purse bid this afternoon – amid fierce competition from Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn – and will now look to secure a date and venue for the Blackwell vs. Eubank Jr. fight in the coming weeks.

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Nick Blackwell Retains / Hughie Fury Victorious In Derby

British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell (18-3-1, 8ko) produced the goods in Derby last night to retain his title with an emphatic stoppage victory over the previously undefeated Damon Jones (now 13-1, 3ko), live on Channel 5.

The ever improving Blackwell is still only 24 years of age and his 3 defeats have all come at the hands of solid European and world level fighters in Martin Murray (2011), Billy Joe Saunders (2012) and former EBU champion Max Bursak (2013) in fights he arguably took too soon.

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Damon Jones fights British champion Nick Blackwell at Derby Arena

Leeds’ Damon Jones claims he will win the British middleweight title this Saturday (July 25) at Derby Arena in memory of his late father, Gareth, who sadly passed away last October.

The unbeaten challenger faces champion Nick Blackwell in what will be his first title fight and, despite a difficult last nine months, believes he has come to terms with his tragic loss and is more than ready to lift the Lonsdale belt.

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