Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Warren Wins Bid For Flanagan-Cardle British Title Tilt

By Terence Dooley
 
Frank Warren has won the right to stage Terry Flanagan’s British lightweight title defence against Lytham St Annes' Scott Cardle after winning the purse bids for the clash of the undefeated fighters.  Although the date and venue are yet to be confirmed, the prospect of a shootout between the two has already captured the imagination of many within the trade.
 
Flanagan, 25-0 (9), fights on BoxNation and has a promotional deal in place with Warren; Cardle is promoted by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom and has appeared regularly on Sky.  The news of Warren’s successful bid means that the challenger will have to cede both home and network advantage to the 25-year-old champion.
 
Still, Cardle, 25, has motored to 16-0 (4) since turning over in March 2012, picking up the English lightweight title in the process.  The Joe Gallagher-trained contender will go into the fight on the crest of a wave after registering a TKO 1 win over Kirk Goddings in September to seal his mandatory status. 
 
Flanagan was supposed to fight Stephen Ormond in Sheffield on Saturday night, but the Irishman had to withdraw due to illness.  The Ormond bout will be rescheduled for a later date, with Cardle now first in line for a crack at the Mancunian’s Lonsdale title.  The southpaw, nicknamed "Turbo", will still fight on the Hobson-promoted bill at the Hillsborough Leisure Centre, but his opponent has yet to be announced. 
 
Please send news and views to @Terryboxing
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hamada44 on 12-11-2014

Frank warren puttin his money up. Eddie hearn where are ya?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Photos: Hooker, Saucedo - Go To War in Sparring in 2012 Tyson Fury on The Therapeutic Value of Training Warrington: Something Tells Me Frampton is Not The Same Guy Horn Realizes That He Must Be Dominate Mundine To Impress Mikey Garcia Ready: I Have Everything To Beat Errol Spence! Hearn: Jarrell Miller vs. Whyte or Chisora Possible in Early 2019 Felix Verdejo's Next Bout Eyed For United States in Early 2019 The Other Half of Junior Welterweight Fury: If I Fought Wilder In Manchester, We'd Sell 75,000 Tickets Photos: Claressa Shields, Nico Hernandez - Open Workouts Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Shows Off Moves at Workouts Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Grind at Workouts Photos: Jarrell Miller, Bogdan Dinu - Putting in Work in Kansas AIBA Prez Says They Are 100% Compliant With Anti-Doping Rules Peterson Quickly Agreed To Face Lipinets: I'll Fight Anyone! Photos: Maurice Hooker, Alex Saucedo - Go Face To Face Fury: Roach Can Do Whatever He Wants In Corner On Fight Night Ladarius Miller vs. Ricardo Garcia Tops Mayweather Card, 12/7 Uzcategui: No KO - I Want To Give Plant The Beating of His Life! Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Non-TV Undercard Information Porter: WBC Mandatory Orders Derailed Immediate Spence Bout Kerman Lejarraga vs. Frankie Gavin is Picked Up By ESPN+ Lopez Confident He Can Give Thurman a Run For His Money Arias Vows To Beat Down and Bloody Rosado For "Bitch" Claim Karl Dargan Returns To Action on Bivol vs. Pascal Card Tyson Fury Secures Freddie Roach To Be in Corner For Wilder Mark Heffron vs. Liam Williams on Warrington-Frampton Card WBA Won't Strip Charr; Miller-Dinu Unlikely To Be Title Fight Bivol: I'm Confident That I'll Make a Statement With Pascal Filip Hrgovic vs. Ytalo Perea on December 8t in Zagreb Santa Cruz: To Prove I'm The Best at 126 - I Have To Beat Russell Danny Garcia Backs Adrien Broner To Upset Manny Pacquiao Errol Spence: I Don't Think Keith Thurman Will Ever Fight Me Frampton: If I Beat Warrington - I Want Another Champion Next Charlo Brothers Promise Fireworks, Explosive Wins in Barclays Warrington-Frampton: Nathan Gorman, Arthur, Wright Added Darren Tetley Looks To Bigger Things After Warburton Win Fielding Motivated By Fear, Doubters To Topple Canelo Hosea Burton: I'd Love To Punch Anthony Yarde's Face In! Canelo Feels Mikey Garcia Has a Very Tough Task With Spence
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement