London - Hennessy Sports in association with Sanigar Events are please to announce that they are bringing big time boxing back to the West Country.
The international boxing event, which will be headlined by Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury, will take place on Saturday 7th July at the Hand Arena, in Clevedon, Somerset.
Hennessy Sports will be announcing Tyson’s opponent in the next few days.
Action from ringside will be broadcast live on Channel 5.
On the same night middleweight sensation Chris Eubank Jnr will be looking to extend his winning record to 5 - 0 and British Champion Lee Haskins from Bristol will be challenging Darlington’s former British Champion Stuart Hall for the vacant European Bantamweight title.
Tickets priced from £30 can be purchased from Sanigar Events on 0117 949 6699.
Full details on the undercard will be announced soon.
QUIGG: “TIME FOR ME TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP”
SCOTT QUIGG admits that he must deliver when he faces former boxing binman Rendall Munroe next week.
The classy pair for the vacant interim WBA super-bantamweight title at Manchester Velodrome on Saturday June 16 in a brilliant domestic match-up.
Unbeaten British champion Quigg doesn’t have the experience of Leicester’s former European champion, but believes lonely training trips to Los Angeles will pay off.
Bury’s Quigg, 23, said: “I know what I am capable of from when I went to America and sparred with Guillermo Rigondeaux and Jose Benavidez.
“They are better fighters than Rendall and I have held my own with them in the gym.
“Nobody has seen me do it at that level in the ring because I have not had the chance.
“Now I have - it is time to put up or shut up. I need to step up.”
The talent stacked ‘Road To Glory’ card is Hatton Promotions biggest so far, and there will be even bigger shows later this year.
There are three other big fights on the bill including Sheffield’s Ryan Rhodes challenging Sergey Rabchenko for the vacant European light-middleweight championship.
Ryan’s fellow steel city fighter Richard Towers squares off against Frenchman Gregory Tony for the vacant EU heavyweight crown.
In a special attraction unbeaten British middleweight champion Martin Murray meets French title holder Karim Achour.
Other fights: Craig Watson v Tomasz Mazurciewicz, Lucas Browne v Hastings Rasani, Adam Etches v S/O, Scott Jenkins v Kristian Laight, Adam Little v Dee Mitchell, Kallum De’Ath v Anwar Alfadi and Louis Norman v Brett Fido.
All VIP and ringside tickets have been sold and. The remaining tickets are available priced at £55, £35 and £30, but are limited. You can purchase tickets by calling Hatton Promotions hotline 01925 755 222/www.ticketmaster.co.uk/0844 847 2500/www.ticketline.co.uk/0844 888 4402/www.hmv.com