Frazer Clarke is trying to battle Fabio Wardley for the British heavyweight title subsequent.
Promoter Ben Shalom believes profitable that contest would ship the victor into the “high echelon” of heavyweight boxing.
In October, on the final evening of heavyweight boxing in Saudi Arabia, Clarke made positive he was ringside to name out Wardley as soon as he defended his championship.
The pair’s feud turned private after a cancelled purse bid earlier this yr. Since then Clarke, a Tokyo Olympic medallist, has overwhelmed each Mariusz Wach and David Allen and is now concentrating on Wardley subsequent to settle the problem.
“On the time there was quite a bit made from that purse bid and Frazer Clarke hadn’t had the rounds, hadn’t had the expertise within the skilled sport. We consider that Mariusz Wach battle, that 10 rounds, he’ll have realized quite a bit. He then fought Dave Allen, which was his highest profile battle up to now. We have now to make that battle subsequent. I consider Fabio desires it subsequent as effectively. I do count on it to occur,” BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom instructed Sky Sports activities.
Negotiations for it are beneath approach. “Frazer’s trying to be again February or March and we hope it’ll be Fabio Wardley. I feel that is the battle that each fighters need, that is the battle that the promoters need and the networks need so I count on it to occur,” Shalom stated.
“February, March, even early April we’ll see. Talks are ongoing with all of the groups. I do know each fighters need that battle to be subsequent so I am positive we’ll see it early subsequent yr.
“It is the best time and it is an enormous battle for British boxing. It is an enormous battle for the heavyweight scene. Lots of people consider Fabio Wardley can win, Clearly lots of people consider that Frazer can win so that is what makes an amazing battle on the proper time and I am wanting ahead to it. It is one to look out for subsequent yr,” he continued.
Clarke can be wanting “wanting so as to add some severe names to his file subsequent yr”.
“We’re fixated on the Fabio Wardley battle. That is the one which we would like. As I say I consider it is the one which Fabio desires. I consider it is a battle that catapults the winner into the actual high echelon of heavyweights,” Shalom stated.
“Everybody loves huge British fights however huge British heavyweight fights like this, it is two unbeaten guys, they each consider they will win, it is thrilling and it is the battle that we need to see.”