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Scott Quigg-Nehomar Cermeno Set For 4/19, Manchester

Scott Quigg will defend his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against mandatory challenger Nehomar Cermeno at the Phones 4u Arena Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports.

Bury hero Quigg makes the second defence of his title, and faces a stiff test in the shape of the number one challenger and interim champion from Venezuela. Cermeno landed the interim title in August with a split decision win over unbeaten Columbian Oscar Escandon, and the 34 year old aiming for third time lucky having twice tackled Anselmo Moreno for the WBA Bantamweight title in 2010.

Tickets for the bumper Manchester show go on sale at 10am tomorrow (Thursday February 20) with a star-studded line up in action.

Manchester Lightweight star Anthony Crolla will be in action with his opponent announced at a press conference next week, while former IBF Bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell and Olympic Gold medal stars Anthony Joshua MBE and Luke Campbell MBE big highlights on the bill, while Tyrone Nurse will face Tyler Goodjohn English Light Welterweight title

“I’m delighted to be back in Manchester for this monster show”, said Hearn. “Scott Quigg is in the toughest fight of his career against mandatory challenger and interim champ Cermeno who already holds impressive victories over Cristian Mijares, who faces Leo Santa Cruz in March for the WBC crown and undefeated Oscar Escandon in his last outing.

“Anthony Crolla will be in a big domestic battle, Jamie McDonnell is on the march to a second World title and Olympic Gold medallists Anthony Joshua and Luke Campbell continue their journeys to the top.”

Tickets priced at £30, £40, £60 and £100 will go on sale tomorrow at 10am via www.phones4uarena.co.uk or by calling 0844 847 8000, while £150 VIP packages are exclusively available through www.matchroomboxing.com or by calling 01277 359 900.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by knockoutkid on 02-20-2014

cermenos too small and past it.

Comment by Kilrain on 02-19-2014

"Monster show"? Yeah, OK, Eddie. Another domestic fight for Crolla? I expected him to be kicking on.

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