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Crolla Offered Final Slot For Prizefighter: Lightweights II

By Shaun Brown

Eddie Hearn has told BoxingScene that former British lightweight champion, Anthony Crolla, 23-3 (9), has been offered the final slot in Prizefighter: Lightweights II due to take place at Liverpool’s Olympia on October 6.

“Anthony has been made and offer and he’s the man we want – we’re just waiting on his response,” said the Matchroom promoter.

“It’s a fantastic chance for Anthony to box Derry Mathews again [Mathews beat Crolla by TKO in April] and get his revenge. It would be a fantastic final piece to what is already a terrific looking Prizefighter, but we do have other options if he says no.”

The field currently consists of Liverpudlians: Derry Mathews, Stephen Jennings, Terry Needham and Nathan Brough. Former British super featherweight champion Gary Sykes [another Crolla conqueror] as well as unbeaten pair Kieran Farrell and Liam Walsh.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jimbo82 on 07-30-2012

Can't wait, great line up, want Gary Sykes to win, he deserves some glory!!!!

Comment by Gypsy John Fury on 07-30-2012

Awesome awesome lineup. Maybe best Prizefighter ever

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