Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Proksa Defends EBU Belt Against Hope on Brook vs Hatton

Greg Proksa will defend his European middleweight title against Kerry Hope on March 17 at the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield, live on Sky Sports.

The unbeaten Redhill-based Pole will take on the Welshman as part of a top class undercard ahead of Kell Brook’s welterweight showdown with Matthew Hatton, defending his title for the first time since taking it from Sebastian Sylvester with a dominant performance in the German’s hometown, forcing Sylvester to quit on his stool after the third round.

Hope enters the contest on the back of a fantastic victory on Sky Sports against hard-hitting Tony Hill in a British middleweight title eliminator in Bolton in October, the fourth win in a row after returning to action from 16 months out and teaming up with new trainer Karl Ince.

Proksa’s defence is part of a fantastic undercard featuring Carl Frampton’s second Commonwealth super bantamweight title defence, former British welterweight champion Lee Purdy aims to get back on track against Nottingham’s Adnan Amar, Islington middleweight prospect John Ryder aims to take his unbeaten record into double figures against Huddersfield danger man Alistair Warren, who fought for the WBC Youth World title in 2010.

Amateur star Scott Cardle makes his professional debut at Lightweight on the night, while unbeaten Dudley Middleweight Ryan Aston faces Barnsley’s Lee Noble and Sheffield Heavyweight David Howe also features.

“Kerry has worked hard for this shot and he’ll give absolutely everything to take Grzegorz title from him,” said Promoter Eddie Hearn. “He’s already put in a big order for tickets and the Welsh fight fans will be right behind him.

“It’s a fantastic undercard, one that a huge fight like Brook vs. Hatton deserves, and there is one more fight to be added which we will be announcing later this week.”

Limited tickets for Kell Brook vs. Matthew Hatton plus a full championship undercard now remain priced £30 and £100 from the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield Box Office on 0114 256 5656 and at www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk.

£40, £60 and £150 VIP tickets have now sold-out.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 02-14-2012

Should be a short night for Proska. Too bad Zbik skipped out on him

Comment by 110110110 on 02-14-2012

I dont think I have ever seen seen enyone desk out such a ass wooping as proska did to sylvest. Sylvest aint that bad and Proska made beat him to a bloody pulp in 3 rounds. :boxing:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Cheeseman Pulls Out Of Metcalf Clash, Langford-Arnfield, More Marquez Reveals He Rejected $100 Million For Fifth Pacquiao Bout Video: Abner Mares Talks Frampton-Donaire, Santa Cruz Rematch Video: John Molina on His Big KO Win Over Ivan Redkach Horn Motivated To Impress American Fans By Shocking Crawford Maxim Vlasov vs. Vikapita Meroro on Dec. 21 in Moscow Video: Robert Guerrero Talks Garcia-Rios, Spence-Peterson Video: Hugo Centeno Talks Jermall Charlo Clash, More Saunders Victory Makes For Three-Headed Middleweight Monster Chavez Jr. Waiting For Angulo Contract, Wants To Know Numbers Cletus Seldin: 2018 Will Be My Year, I'll Be Much Better Next Time Video: Brandon Rios Talks Danny Garcia Fight, More Video: Nonito Donaire Talks Carl Frampton Fight, More Photos: Yves Ulysse Drops, Schools Cletus Seldin Over Ten Luis Nery vs. Shinsuke Yamanaka Rematch Close To Deal Saunders: I'll School Golovkin or Canelo Like I Did Lemieux! Jeff Horn is Firm, Wants "Millions" To Face Terence Crawford Amir Khan Eager To Return: I'm Going To Fight in March Trainer: Saunders Could’ve Finished Lemieux, But Wanted Rounds Trainer Ingle Always Thought Saunders Could Become 'Superstar' Adrian Granat Finishing Up Camp For Upcoming Ring Return Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Schools David Lemieux Over Twelve Saunders: Lemieux Performance Will Scare Off Canelo, Golovkin Fury: Saunders Gives Golovkin Trouble, But GGG's Not Lemieux Stephen Tiffney Suffers First Defeat To Lewis Paulin in Paisley Natasha Jonas Moves To 4-0 In Oldham, Targets Titles In 2018 Photos: John Molina Blasts Out Ivan Redkach in a Wild War Tyson Fury: Joshua Can't Box, He's a Brawler, I Know The Truth Lemieux: I Couldn't Use My Left Hand; Saunders Ran All Night Saunders To GGG: You Wanted Me When I Was Fat - Fight Me Now! Hearn: I See Chance For Joshua vs. Fury By End of 2018 Video: Frank Warren Reacts To Saunders Dominating Lemieux Video: Dominic Ingle Reacts To Saunders Dominating Lemieux Video: Tyson Fury Reacts To Saunders Dominating Lemieux Mayweather Not Impressed With Loma Win: Rigo Too Small Video: Billy Joe Saunders Breaks Down Domination of Lemieux Trainer Pleads With Horn To Forget Crawford, Fight Mundine Billy Joe Saunders: I Look Easy To Hurt, But You Can't Hit Me! Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux - CompuBox Punch Stats Yves Ulysse: Everyone Thought I'd Get Beat - But Speed Kills!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement