Louis Greene will defend the Commonwealth super-welterweight title in opposition to Sam Gilley on October 21, stay on Sky Sports activities.
Commonwealth super-welterweight champion Greene makes a 3rd defence of his title in opposition to Gilley on the undercard of Joshua Buatsi’s all London light-heavyweight conflict with Dan Azeez on the O2 Area.
Greene scored a fifth-round knockout victory to win the Commonwealth title in November of final yr and defended it in Might with one other thunderous stoppage victory, travelling from Kent to challenger Paul Kean’s house metropolis of Dundee and leaving nothing to the judges as he ended the Scotsman’s night time within the sixth spherical.
English super-welterweight champion Gilley, combating out of Walthamstow, booked this shot at Greene’s Commonwealth title in June, when he landed a blistering body-shot knockout of Ellis Corrie at London’s historic York Corridor in what was the third stoppage victory in his final 4 outings.
Greene is anticipating an actual problem from Gilley. “His fashion, my fashion, it’ll be fireworks, it’ll go off,” he advised Sky Sports activities Information.
He warned although that this contest is a danger he welcomes. “That is fight, we’re right here to combat,” he stated. “You permit it in there. You need to be a part of one thing, you need to be one thing.”
Gilley is extremely motivated for the bout too. “That is my golden ticket. That is the prospect I have been ready for,” he advised Sky Sports activities. “The time’s now. We have got our alternative. We have got to go and take it.
“On the night time the bell rings and we have to battle. That is the game we’re in.
“It may be an thrilling, thrilling combat.”
Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Karriss Artingstall can also be confirmed for the cardboard, heading to The O2 in London for what will probably be her fifth skilled outing and her second time competing over eight rounds as she works her method up the rankings and in direction of title competition. Her opponent will probably be revealed within the close to future.
Sparks are set to fly in a 10-round super-welterweight encounter when Michael Hennessy – son of veteran British boxing supervisor Mick Hennessy and brother to current BOXXER signing Fran Hennessy – meets an opponent with an equally deep British boxing heritage: Harley Benn, son of the legendary Nigel Benn.
The principle occasion sees a decade-long friendship put to at least one facet when prime light-heavyweights Joshua Buatsi and Dan Azeez put their unbeaten information on the road in large contest with world-level implications.
Plus the British cruiserweight championship is on the road when defending champion Mikael Lawal meets bitter rival Isaac Chamberlain finally, with the pair aiming to settle their variations in explosive vogue once they lastly meet within the ring.