Advertisement
Advertisement

Hosea Burton vs. Jahmaine Smyle at Manchester Bowlers

After missing out on an excellent opportunity against former Commonwealth title challenger, Carl Dilks, earlier this year, Manchester’s Hosea Burton gets another breakout chance against the dangerous Jahmaine Smyle on June 1st at the Manchester Bowlers. With Dilks facing medical restrictions back in February, Burton was forced to face Carl Wild at late notice and the stern tests keep on coming as the unbeaten youngster goes in with the well-respected Smyle.

The Leicester strongman who boasts an 8-3 record is currently on a three fight winning streak with his last defeat coming back in 2011 against Welsh prospect, Tobias Webb. Burton has been flawless thus far in his professional career and an impressive victory against Smyle will go a long way to convincing boxing’s public that he is the real deal. Promoter Dave Coldwell is looking forward to what he calls a “proper fight.”

“Hosea Burton for me is one of the brightest prospects in British boxing and I’m confident that this is the fight when people will start saying the same,” said Coldwell. “Hosea hasn’t put a foot wrong so far in his career but this is a fight where he’ll be facing someone who’ll be in his face from the first bell and who also brings a lot of quality too. Smyle is a huge puncher and so is Hosea so there promises to be plenty of fireworks and excitement. This is a fight that will bring the best out of Hosea and I really can’t wait for it to start.”

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment/View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Alvarez vs. Khan Weights From Las Vegas - LIVE Updates Canelo's Coach Eyes Revenge on Khan For Barrera Beating LIVE STREAM: Canelo vs. Khan Weighin From T-Mobile Arena Jamel Herring To Watch Crolla-Barroso With Vested Interest Shah Khan: Amir Must Avoid Toe To Toe, Outbox Canelo Petr Petrov: I Believe That I'm Ready To Face The Best Hearn: If Chisora Beats Pulev, He's Prime Candidate For Joshua Lara on Canelo-Golovkin Beef: Canelo Should Vacate, I'll Fight Both! Photos: Anthony Crolla, Ismael Barroso Ready For Manchester War Video: Chisora Hit By Bottle, Loses His Mind at Pulev Weighin Weights From Manchester: Crolla 134.5, Barroso 134.3 NJ Changes How Referees Assess Hurt Fighters After Knockdowns Haye-Gjergjaj Radio Broadcast Rights Picked Up By talkSPORT Lemieux: Let's See How Tapia Adapts, I'm Sure I'm Gonna Hit Him WBC Prez Admits Tough Spot - if Mayweather, Khan Target Garcia Lennox Lewis: This is Khan's Time To Secure Place With UK Stars Nonito Donaire's Next Defense in Cebu or Dubai - With Magdaleno? Euro News: Edis Tatli, Eva Wahlstrom, Schwarz, Soslan Tedeev Crolla-Barroso: Marcus Morrison Pumped For WBC Title Fight Holyfield Cautions That Khan Must Make Adustments At All Times Anthony Yigit Aims To Steal The Show at Barclaycard Arena Video: Virgil Hunter Discusses Factors in Canelo vs. Khan David Haye: I'll Be Surprised if Shannon Briggs Beats Dimitrenko Video: Lennox Lewis Hits Las Vegas For Canelo vs. Khan Canelo's Trainer: Golovkin is Not a Difficult Fight, It's Only Tough Hopkins: Big Not Always Better, But Canelo KO's Khan in 9 or 10 Glen Tapia on David Lemieux Fight: I Will Turn My Haters Into Fans Video: WBC Prez on Canelo-Golovkin Situation, Khan, Stevenson Hunter: Khan Winning is No Upset, Canelo is NOT Very Good Video: Evander Holyfield Breaks Down The Heavyweight Division Hunter Feels Canelo's Edge Due to Weight a Bit Exaggerated Video: Hopkins on Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Canelo-Khan Khan Says KO is Tough, Confident He Can Box Canelo's Ears Off Photos/Weights: Marvin Quintero vs. Petr Petrov, More De La Hoya: People Laughed at My Pacquiao Fight - He Retired Me! Video: Lucas Matthysse on Career Status, Future in Boxing Video: Eddie Hearn Talks Joshua, Fury, Crolla, Groves, Murray Photos: Canelo vs. Khan Undercard Final Press Conference Hunter Admits Amir Khan Lacking 'Killer Instinct' in His Arsenal Felix Diaz vs. Miguel Vazquez: PBC on FS1, 5/28
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement