Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Woodhouse, Barnes Return on March 8 in Manchester

Coldwell Boxing’s March 8th show at Manchester’s Bowlers venue has received a significant boost this week after a number of high-quality bouts were added to the show. Already featuring the return of local favourite, Craig Watson, and the intriguing Northwest derby between home fighter, Hosea Burton, and Liverpool’s Carl Dilks, Dave Coldwell has been working tirelessly to add even more interest to the event and his industry has been rewarded.

Curtis Woodhouse’s English title defence against Shayne Singleton, originally scheduled for February 22nd, has been added to this card following a minor hand injury to the former and will now serve as main event. Providing chief support will be a battle of Greater Manchester welterweights as former British champion, David Barnes, makes his long awaited return from injury when he faces the undefeated Rick Godding in a fascinating crossroads clash. Coldwell is anticipating action of the highest order.

“The week got off to bad start with the news of Curtis’ injury but everyone has worked hard to make the best out of a bad situation and we’re over the moon with the end result. This is a show that is going to be filled with 50-50 fights from top to bottom and I’m certain that every fight has the potential to deliver. It’s good to be getting along with other promoters in this game because that is how the best fights are made. Steve Wood is the promoter of Carl Dilks, Rick Godding and Shayne Singleton so I’m sure there will be some banter between me and Steve during the build-up. I know my guys are hungry and I expect the same from Steve’s fighters so it really promises to be an explosive show.”

Coldwell added, “This is an event that I know Manchester will come out and support because there’s a lot of local interest on the show and they’re all going to be involved in fantastic scraps. Barnes v Godding is a fight that has it all and the winner of it will be in a great position to push on and challenge for titles later in the year. I’ve had the pleasure of putting on some great shows at the Bowlers and I know how loud the atmosphere can get in there but I’m expecting that to reach new levels on March 8th.”

War of the Roses featuring Curtis Woodhouse v Shayne Singleton, David Barnes v Rick Godding, Hosea Burton v Carl Dilks, and a stellar undercard including Craig Watson, Liam Conroy and Liam Hanrahan takes place on March 8th at Manchester Bowlers. Tickets can be purchased at WWW.COLDWELLBOXING.COM

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by taansend on 01-22-2013

Many moons ago I thought Barnes was going places.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Video: Errol Spence Breaks Down KO Title Win, Talks Future Errol Spence Drops, Stops Kell Brook in Eleven To Win IBF Belt Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard George Groves Stops Fedor Chudinov in Six Rounds For WBA Title George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Brook vs. Spence Analysis: It May Come Down To Chin Durability Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - LIVE Results Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - CompuBox Historical Review Kell Brook-Errol Spence: Pre-Fight Report Card Salido Aims To Be Impressive, Feels Lomachenko Has Improved Photos: Michael Conlan, Mike Alvarado, Saucedo Get Wins Frank Warren Tabs Errol Spence To Beat Kell Brook in Sheffield Kell Brook: I'll Prove Everyone Wrong Again Against Spence Hearn Recalls How He Failed to Convince Brook to Skip Spence Brook's Trainer: Spence is Brave, But Not Qualified to Beat Brook Frank Warren: Future of British Boxing is in Safe Hands Manuel Ceballos Squares Off Against Cesar Reynoso in Yucatan George Groves: I Still Feel I'm Better Than Carl Froch, Badou Jack Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II in Play For September 9 Roach Admits Concern: Horn Can Punch, He's Pretty Impressive Golovkin, Thurman Trainers Explain How Brook Can Beat Spence Kanat Islam Continues Streak With Twelve Round Decision Win Errol Spence Explains What Led Him on a Path To Boxing Errol Spence Jr.'s Moment Of Truth Miguel Cotto Slams Critics Calling For Him To Retire From Boxing Jose Pedraza vs. Jamel Herring on Guerrero-Figueroa Card Conlan, Saucedo, Mike Alvarado, Mean Machine Win in Chicago Mayweather-McGregor: Showtime on Board, Confirms Espinoza Andrew Selby in Line For Daigo Higa With WBC Eliminator Win Joshua-Klitschko II: There Will Be HBO, Showtime Collaboration Shane Mosley Has To Pay Ex-Wife 75K in Defamation Lawsuit Photos: Orlando Salido vs. Aristides Perez - Official Weights Conlan May Get Step-Up Foe on Pacquiao-Horn, Says Macklin Groves vs. Chudinov To Be Streamed on Facebook, Youtube Francisco Vargas Had Surgery on Eyebrows, Wants November Date Ward-Kovalev Rematch: NSAC Has Assigned Three American Judges Mayweather: I Can't Overlook McGregor, Only Lost on The Ground! Cotto vs. Kamegai, Berchelt vs. Miura Picked By BoxNation Brook To Spence: You've Got To Take It, Rip it Out of My Hands Spence: It’s Time to Shut Up, Glove Up & Go to War With Brook
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement