Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Tommy Coyle-Michael Katsidis On October 25 in Hull

Luke Campbell MBE takes on Daniel Brizuela and Tommy Coyle faces Michael Katsidis on a huge night for both men at the Ice Arena in Hull on October 25, live on Sky Sports.

Campbell boxes for his first title in his first 12-round fight, with the dangerous Brizuela standing in his way of landing the vacant WBA Inter-Continental Lightweight belt. The Argentine returns to the venue where he shared the ring with Coyle in a fight of the year contender in February, where both men hit the canvas four times before Coyle stopped Brizuela to defend his IBF International title.

Coyle defends that crown once again as Australian star Katsidis returns to Britain to tackle the rising Hull talent, and the former two-time WBO interim champion is looking for a repeat of his stoppage win over Kevin Mitchell.

“This is a big step-up for me but one I feel that I am ready for,” said Campbell, who boxes at Wembley Arena on September 20. “Brizuela’s fight with Coyle was unbelievable and I know I am in for a serious night’s work, but I’m 7-0 now and with more rounds under my belt in September, I’m confident I can land my first title.”

“It’s great to be fighting someone of Michael Katsidis’ calibre,” said Coyle. “There were many big names touted for this fight and I am delighted that it’s Michael I’ll be taking on. He’s been in with Mitchell and Ricky Burns over here and also shared the ring with Robert Guerrero and Juan Manuel Marquez, so to beat him will be a huge achievement and a great scalp to have on my record.”

“It is nice to be fighting in England again and I am very much looking forward to the fight with Tommy,” said Katsidis. “I have always enjoyed the passion of the fans and I feel at home when I fight there.

“I would like to thank Eddie Hearn and Brendon Smith for putting this fight together and I am working very hard in camp at present.

“I would also like to thank Tommy for putting his hand up to fight me, I have had a number of offers from the UK and I am happy to come to Hull for the fight.”

“It was a little over a year since that great night at Craven Park when we came to the city of Hull for the first time,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “We’ve had three fantastic nights but I strongly believe this will be the most entertaining and definitely the most important.

“Tommy Coyle, who now has a reputation of being in regular wars, fights perhaps one of the most World renowned warriors in Michael Katsidis, while for Olympic champion Luke Campbell, this is the acid test. Brizuela, who came back from an impressive win following his fight of the year with Tommy, is a huge step up for Luke and one we believe he is ready for. Victory for both men will set up the battle of Hull in 2015, which will be a defining sporting occasion for the city.”

Unbeaten Super Bantamweight Gavin McDonnell and rising star Gamal Yafai appear on the bill alongside a host of young local talent in Nathon Smith, Tom Knight, Charlie Payton and Connor Seymour.

Tickets are on sale now priced £40, £60 and £120 for VIPs and are available from Matchroom Sport on 01277 359900 and at www.matchroomboxing.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by knockoutkid on 08-28-2014

one half decent matchup amongst 20 pointless fights hearn has put on, quigg vs a guy below his weight division, rose vs cabbie, crolla vs cabbie, this is the only decent fight, and coyle cant fight that guy he fought…

Comment by PittyPat on 08-28-2014

Well damn, I didn't expect Kats to be brought over to the UK so soon. I thought he'd have one last tune-up in Australia, then be fed to a Frank Warren fighter. Oh well. Guess I'll have to watch that…

Comment by Tobi.G on 08-28-2014

Im glad the great Katsidis is back. I want to see him against Mayweather.

Comment by dan_cov on 08-28-2014

Good card Eddie. If Katsidis has anything left in the tank he should stop Coyle.

Comment by HughJass on 08-28-2014

A joke of a match-up!!! Is Katsidas medically fully intact?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Sanchez Continues Training Gassiev, Pleased Usyk Fight is Done Photos: Jose Ramirez Putting in Work With Robert Garcia Photos: Miguel Berchelt, Jonathan Barros - Open Workouts WBC Prez: Canelo-Golovkin Has Tremendous Amount of Animosity Stevenson-Gvozdyk, Rivas-Jennings, Beterbiev-Johnson in Play Photos: Claressa Shields, Hanna Gabriels - Face To Face at Presser Munguia vs. Smith Set, July 21 At Vegas' Hard Rock Casino Billy Joe Saunders vs. James DeGale Being Explored For Sept. 15 Khurtsidze Found Guilty in RICO Trial, Faces Long Sentence Kerman Lejarraga To Face Michele Di Rocco Before Gavin Bout Gilberto Ramirez: I am Looking For Unification Fights Bellew: I'd Deal With Fury Swiftly, Viciously Like I Did Haye Spence Not Interested In Signing With Arum, De La Hoya or Hearn Martin Murray, Roberto Garcia Promise Fireworks at The O2 Lewis Ritson Inks New Five Fight Deal With Matchroom Parker's Trainer: We Put Dillian Whyte Fight Together in 3 Days Sanchez, Golovkin: His Riches Have Changed Canelo as a Person Spence on Crawford Fight: We're Gonna Meet Up, Make Big Money Frampton: Me vs. Santa Cruz is The Biggest Featherweight Fight John Ryder Eyes Chris Eubank Jr, Rematch With Rocky Fielding Paddy Gallagher Not Worried About Tactics of Gary Corcoran David Allen Vows To Test The "Heart" of Tony Yoka Dina Thorslund vs. Yessica Munoz Set For WBO Title, August 25 Sanchez: Golovkin Didn't Care About Canelo's Deadlines Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. To Fight On, Hopes To Gain WBC Title Shot Spence: Why Not Make Mikey Garcia Fight if He Can Beat Easter? WBC Prez Wants GGG, Canelo To Drop The Topic of Clenbuterol Sor Rungvisai Wants Defense in Thailand, Then HBO Bout in 2019 Isaac Dogboe is Very Eager To Unify With Danny Roman Spence: Jermall Charlo Will Beat Triple-G and Canelo at 160 Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Alex Saucedo Putting in Work SHO's Espinoza Expects Spence Back For One More in 2018 Golovkin: Canelo Can't Look in My Eyes; He Knows I'm Correct Showtime's Spence-Ocampo Main Event Peaked at 726K Viewers Sanchez To Canelo: At Least Try To Knock Golovkin Out! Photos: Claressa Shields, Hanna Gabriels - Meet Up, Put in Work Liam Williams Parts Ways With Trainer Gary Lockett Hearn: I Won't Let Joshua Face Wilder With an 8-Week Camp! Bryan Vasquez Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank Carl Frampton Predicts a Very Bright Future For Michael Conlan
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement