Advertisement
Advertisement

Campbell-Brizuela 10/25, Campbell-Coyle Next Summer?

By John MacDonald

2012 Olympic Gold medallist Luke Campbell 6-0 (4 KOs) looks set to fight Daniel Brizuela 26-3 (8 KOs) on October 25 at Hull Arena.

The fight will see Brizuela, a 2004 Olympian, return to the same city that gave boxing fans a fight of the year contender when the Argentinian lost by TKO in the twelfth and final round of his lightweight contest against Tommy Coyle 19-2 (8 KOs) back in February.

In a fight that had everything, each man visited the canvas four times. Brizuela was cut and had a point deducted for a low blow in the ninth whilst Coyle was deducted two points for a low blow and for punching on the break in the eighth and eleventh respectively. In the end, many felt the fight was stopped prematurely in final round by referee Steve Gray.

For Campbell, who returned to the ring for the first time in five months back in July with a points win over Craig Woodruff, a fight against Brizuela represents a big step up in class for what will be only his seventh contest. But due to his advanced years (26), amateur pedigree and his performances to date as a professional he is being progressed at an accelerated rate.

Coyle will co-headline the bill, against a yet to be named opponent, adding to a rivalry that is sure to build over the coming months.

Campbell will be looking to defeat Brizuela more convincingly than his city rival, Coyle who are both both promoted by Matchroom Boxing, ahead of a proposed showdown between the pair at an open-air venue next summer with local bragging rights at stake.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hamada44 on 08-07-2014

Hearn keeps feeding his fighters the same opponents. Bruizela is good tho first step up.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Bellew Warns Haye: Fight Me and I'll Smash Through You! Video: Peter Fury on Tyson's Shape, Strategy For Rematch, More Porter: After I Beat Thurman, I am Number One at Welterweight! Wilder-Povetkin Decision Coming Very Soon, Says WBC Prez Photos: Gilberto Ramirez Visits Salido, Backs Him To Beat Vargas Photos: All Star Boxing vs. Canelo/Golden Boy - $27 Million Lawsuit Video: Bob Arum on Working With Haymon, Talks Canelo, GGG Roach: Van Heerden Beat Up McGregor, I Told Floyd I Need 3 Years Photos: Ezequiel Maderna Puts in Work To Shock Artur Beterbiev Arum on Possibility of Gilberto Ramirez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Photos: Artur Beterbiev Puts Finishing Touches For Maderna Bout Roach: I'd Still Like Mayweather To Face a 'Healthy' Manny Pacquiao Arum: I Would Have Never Let Canelo Do What He Did With GGG Video: Freddie Roach on McGregor, Mayweather, Pacquiao Bob Arum, Al Haymon in Talks To Stage Fights, Work Together AIBA To Answer Doping Questions, Decide on Pros in Olympics Richard Commey To Be Ringside For Barthelemy vs. Bey Photos: Crawford vs. Postol Undercard Press Conference Francisco Vargas Not Bothered By Location Change For Camp Demetrius Andrade Training Hard For Willie Nelson Clash Van Heerdan Details McGregor Sparring, Says He is Capable Boxer Dejan Zlaticanin To Face New Opponent For WBC Title, Marsili Out Rueda: I Will Surprise The Fans, Oscar Valdez is Going To Lose! Fury: I'll Bend Over Wilder, Joshua - Split Them With This Long D*ck Julian Williams To Jermall Charlo: One Way To Prove Who's Better Video: Tyson Fury on Breaking Klitschko Mentally, Wilder Fight Liam Smith: Kell Brook is The Fight I'm Pushing For Klitschko Vows Payback, No Judges: I Will Knock Tyson Fury Out! Ashley Theophane On Board To Face Ricky Burns in UK Showdown Bellew: I Kicked Haye's Ass in Sparring, I'll Face Him at Heavyweight Emiliano Marsili Confident of Zlaticanin Win, Eyes Anthony Crolla Dillian Whyte: Briggs Will Be Very Dangerous For David Haye Golovkin's Coach: Danny Jacobs No Longer Calls For GGG Fight! Ryabinsky Intent On Clearing Povetkin, Rescheduling Wilder Bout Tony Bellew: Lebedev Holds a Couple Belts, He's The One We Want! Titles Changing Hands All Over: BoxingScene Ratings Update Haumono Motivated By Family To Blast Out Joseph Parker Selby Turns Back on Warrington, Eyes Frampton vs. Santa Cruz Porter Plans To Bang Away at Thurman's Ribs, Break His Body Atlas Would Love Pacquiao-Crawford, Spence Face The Top Dogs
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement