Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Hearn Raises Stakes: Adds a KO Bonus To Prizefighter

Four names have been added to the line-up for the Betfair Prizefighter Light Middleweights III and promoter Eddie Hearn has added a new knockout bonus, with £2,000 handed out for every stoppage at York Hall on November 3, live on Sky Sports.

Scottish southpaw Kris Carslaw, Birmingham’s Terry Carruthers, Middlesex boxer Ryan Toms and unbeaten prospect Larry Ekundayo complete the eight-fighter line-up all hoping to claim the £32,000 winners’ cheque.

Carslaw (16-2) fought Brian Rose for the British light-middleweight title in June, pushing the Blackpool man the distance. Two-time Southern Area title winner Toms (11-3-1) is looking to bounce back from his English title defeat to Erick Ochieng in September and Carruthers (11-13-6) may get the chance to avenge his 2010 British Masters title defeat to Carslaw if the pair are matched at York Hall.

Ekundayo comes into the tournament off the back of an exciting start to his professional career. The 30 year old made waves with an impressive debut in March and followed it up with a convincing points win in a Prizefighter Prospects bout prior to June’s International Heavyweights tournament.

“I think the new knockout bonus will make things very interesting,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “The last Prizefighter in Liverpool was a cracker but we didn't have one stoppage or KO in the event. It's what the fans want to see and with this incentive, I believe the fighters will be more inclined to get their opponent out of there before the final bell.”

The quartet join Craig McEwan, Peter Vaughan, Curtis Valentine and Nav Mansouri in the eight-fighter knockout competition.

Tickets for Betfair Prizefighter Light Middleweights II are on sale now priced at £40 (unreserved), £60 (ringside) and £120 (VIP) and available from Matchroom Sport on 01277 359900 and at www.matchroomboxing.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Romain Jacob, Due to Vision Issues, Retires From Boxing Parker's Promoter Rips Haye For Taking Easy Route, Easy Money Danny Roman vs. Adam Lopez - WBA Eliminator on ShoBox, 1/20 Ellerbe Couldn't Care Less About McGregor's Trash Talk, Motives Nicholas Walters Vows Redemption: I Will Be Back Even Better! "Fighting Words" - Five Biggest Storylines From This Busy Coming Weekend Kovalev Calls Ward 'Son of Judges,' Mocks Surprised Look In Tweet Michael Katsidis is Latest To Pursue Conor McGregor Payday Video: Andrew Tabiti Talks Career Status, Cruiserweight Division Joseph Parker Taking Klitschko Lessons in The Ring With Ruiz Video: Badou Jack Talks Kovalev-Ward, Mayweather-McGregor Gassiev: I Was Surpised at How Tough Lebedev Was, He Hits Hard Ed Brown, 25, Passes Away Sunday Following Fatal Shooting Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand Feeling Strong, Confident of Victory Video: Bermane Stiverne Discusses Alexander Povetkin Title Fight Juan Carlos Reveco Bounces Back With Wide Points Win Photos: Murat Gassiev, Denis Lebedev Wage War in Moscow Troyanovsky: I Never Saw The Punch, I Hope To Get a Rematch Murat Gassiev-Denis Lebedev: Post-Fight Report Card Saunders Admits Weight Issue, Needed 6 Months To Drop From 210 Photos: Jesus Cuellar Grinding Hard For Abner Mares Title Defense Fan Favorite Jose Ramirez Wants To Bring HBO Card To Fresno Zlaticanin: I Plan To Knock Mikey Garcia Out, He's Easy To Hit! Chavez Jr. Admits: If I Don't Beat Britsch - Then It's Time To Go! Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Looks Poor in Lackluster Akavov Win Billy Joe Saunders: I'll Do My Two Mandatories, Then a Big Fight Frank Warren Sees Bradley Skeete Going For World Title in 2017 Tony Bellew Hints That David Haye is Broke: His Life is in Turmoil! Julian Williams: I'm More Focused, I Definitely Went The Extra Mile Marcos Villasana Jr. Knocks Out Jorge Luis Rodriguez In Eight McGregor: F*** Mayweather's Manager, I Hold All The Numbers! Johnny Navarrete Shocks Jorge Paez Jr. - Retirement Looms? Ed Brown is Fighting For His Life After Being Shot in The Head Saunders: I Called Out GGG, Now I'm Embarrassed By Performance Michael Conlan: McGregor Will Carry Irish Flag at My Pro Debut Photos: Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand For Joseph Parker Showdown Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov - CompuBox Punch Stats Freddie Roach Impressed: Murat Gassiev Was a Beast in There Murat Gassiev vs. Denis Lebedev - CompuBox Punch Stats Billy Joe Saunders Struggles in Decision Win Over Artur Akavov
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement