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London Live Fight Night on Friday

London Live, the capital’s TV channel will be live from the Camden Centre at 8pm for an evening of championship boxing this Friday 2nd October.

London Live Fight Night will be fronted by sports broadcasters, Sophia De Stephano (credits include Sky Sports, Aljazeera Sport and Chelsea TV) and sports commentator and presenter Andy Clarke (credits include Spike TV, Channel 5 and Sky).

Darryll Williams and Richard Horton will be topping the bill for a classic boxer vs puncher match up for the vacant Southern Area super-middleweight championship. Williams describes Horton as “the first proper test” he’s faced in his ring career. For Horton, this is his third shot at Southern Area honours – and the 33 year-old from Harlow says it’s a make-or-break fight. Horton says he will retire if he’s beaten.


Elliott Matthews, the unbeaten Southern Area middleweight champion from Watford, will face Hungarian Ferenc Hafner over eight rounds.

Slough welterweight Tommy Tear faces the toughest test of his unbeaten pro career when he meets Ryan Hardy. Hardy is a warrior and should Tear beat him and make it ten wins out of ten, he’s set to challenge for the Southern Area title by the end of the year.

Ramesh Ahmadi is matched with former cage fighter Craig Derbyshire – and has two more fights pencilled in by the end of the month.

Islington light-middleweight Aarron ‘The Marksman’ Morgan doesn’t hang around either. Six of his eight wins have come inside the distance and he’s planning to finish off Istvan Kiss before the final bell on Friday night as well.

Also on the show, Didcot cruiserweight Darius Skop will be aiming to show world-class punching power against Gyorgy Novak. Meanwhile Onder Ozgul is matched tough with Wayne Reed.

The show also features Jordan Grannum and ‘Hollywood’ Joshua Ejakpovi making both their professional debuts.

London Live Fight Night will be broadcast in partnership with Hellraiser Promotions and in association with Warriors Boxing. For tickets: Standard £35 / Ringside £60 – Ticket Hotline 0207 352 1593 or email jhughes@mayfairsportingclub.com

Tune in live on Friday 2nd October at 8pm on London Live

Freeview 8, YouView 8, Sky 117 and Virgin 159 or online www.londonlive.co.uk

The fights for this Friday are as follows*:

Hollywood Josh v Terry George 4x3s Light Middleweight
Asinia Byfield v Mick Mills 4x3s Welterweight
Elliott Matthews v Ferenc Hafner 8x3s Middleweight
Darryll Williams v Richard Horton 10x3s Southern Area Super Middleweight Title
Darius Skop v Gyorgy Novak 6x3s Cruiserweight
Onder Ozgul v Wayne Reed 6x3s Super Middleweight
Ramesh Ahmadi v Craig Derbyshire 4x3s Bantamweight
Aarron Morgan v Istvan Kiss 6x3s Super Welterweight
Tommy Tear v Ryan Hardy 6x3s Welterweight
Jordan Grannum v Dan Carr 4x3s Welterweight
* subject to change.

London Live acquires the rights to broadcast live professional boxing

London Live, the capital’s TV channel, proudly announces that it has acquired the rights to broadcast live professional boxing championships in prime time on Friday and Saturday night schedules from October 2ndonwards.

London Live Fight Night will include ten x 2 hour monthly live championship professional boxing events, in a one year partnership with Hellraiser Boxing Promotions. Each show will be available via catch-up service for 28 days.

In addition to the live show, viewers will also be able watch additional content such as exclusive interviews and behind the scenes action with a special highlights show, and through London Live’s social media channels in the lead up and post-fight.

The agreement will bring live access to one of the UK’s fastest growing boxing stables Hellraiser Boxing Promotions and bring invaluable exposure to many of the capital’s elite, up and coming prospects and champions. Many fighters have risen through the ranks by fighting in these events and now viewers will be able to see both present champions and some of the capitals best prospects develop on their journey towards championship boxing.

London Live Fight Night will be fronted by sports broadcasters, Sophia De Stephano (credits include Sky Sports, Aljazeera Sport and Chelsea TV) and sports commentator and presenter Andy Clarke (credits include Spike TV, Channel 5 and Sky).

Lucy Myers, Programme Director for London Live said “London Live is committed to delivering top quality entertainment to our growing number of viewers, whilst giving a platform to the young people of London. The London Live Fight Night series will give the capital’s best young boxers an exciting opportunity to showcase their talent in peak time schedules. We are looking forward to working with Mickey Helliet, who I know share our passion for bringing opportunities to London’s young people.”

Mickey Helliet, Hellraiser Boxing promoter said, “This deal provides an outstanding opportunity to London’s next generation of boxers. The deal with London Live will enable us to make some great fights, the rewards and exposure that come with performing on live televised events are well known and so will lead to opportunities for many of London’s young fighters. I see this very much as a continuation of the London 2012 Olympic legacy. Boxing constitutes a vital cornerstone in the lives of a huge number of young Londoners and this fantastic arrangement is bound to have a significant impact on the London pro boxing scene; it will lead to countless opportunities for ambitious young fighters.”

London Live Fight Night series begins with a two hour live broadcast on London Live at 8pm on Friday October 2nd and will feature a championship contest to be announced shortly as the main event.