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: Gary Russell Shows His Class To Defeat Joseph Diaz Photos: Adonis Stevenson, Badou Jack - MONSTER Fight Gallery Warrington: Frampton in August is Too Soon, I Need More Time Jack Catterall: I Want The Winner of Flanagan vs. Hooker Ohara Davies Warms Up For Showdown With Josh Leather Video: Floyd Mayweather Reacts To The Stevenson-Jack Draw Adonis Stevenson: I Felt I Won, I Can Give Badou Jack a Rematch Video: Badou Jack Reacts To Draw Verdict With Adonis Stevenson Video: Adonis Stevenson Reacts To Draw Verdict With Jack Badou Jack: I Definitely Won, Maybe They Don't Like Mayweather Hekkie Budler Stuns Ryoichi Taguchi To Capture IBF, WBA Belts Mugicha Nakagawa Stops Ricky Manufoe To Win WBA Regional Boschiero Decisions Farouk Kourbanov For The EU Title in Italy Subriel Matias Breaks Down, Stops Adrian Estrella Jose Carlos Paz Shocks Omar Chavez With Unanimous Decision Adonis Stevenson, Badou Jack Battle To a Majority Draw Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gary Russell Decisions a Game Joseph Diaz, Retains WBC Title Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Adonis Stevenson-Badou Jack - CompuBox Historical Review Firat Arslan Grabs Quick Knockout Win, Returns on June 16 Jack: I Asked for This Fight; Nothing Stevenson Has Scares Me! Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - CompuBox Historical Review Photos: Jerwin Ancajas, Jonas Sultan - Face To Face at Fan Event Gary Russell vs. Joseph Diaz - LIVE Results From Maryland Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack - Stats & Stakes Josh Warrington Shocks Lee Selby To Capture The IBF Title Lee Selby vs. Josh Warrington - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gary Russell: I'll Be Disappointed With Myself If Diaz Goes Distance Stevenson: Long Layoff is No Problem vs. Jack; I'm Always in Gym Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. - Stats & Stakes Frampton: Selby Likely Wins - But I Would Beat Him Anyway Subriel Matias Aims To Be The Next Force From Puerto Rico Lee Selby vs. Josh Warrington - LIVE Results From Elland Road Andrew Moloney, Jason Moloney Score Big Wins in Melbourne Marquis Moore Continues Run With Decision Win in Queens Pacquiao Denies Reports of Issues With Matthysse Fight Joseph Diaz: Gary Russell is Overlooking Me, Underestimated Me Promoter Explains Why Stevenson vs. Alvarez Didn't Happen Gary Russell: Diaz Has Guts For Even Stepping in Ring With Me

Latest Active Forum Threads