News February 2010

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12.02.10


In the latest BBBoC British Championship circular it was announced that rising prospect George Groves would face Carl Dilks, who recently lost a controversial decision in a Commonwealth title fight, in an eliminator to possibly face the winner of the Paul Smith and Tony Dodson title fight. The Groves and Dilks fight is scheduled for the undercard of the David Haye and John Ruiz heavyweight title fight on the 3rd April in Manchester.

Other new announcements were at bantamweight where Jamie McDonnell must defend the belt he just won from Ian Napa against the recently disposed champion in a rematch.

Mark Thompson who recently won an eliminator over Kevin McIntyre faces Jamie Cox in an eliminator to face the winner of Kell Brook and John O’Donnell.


CHAMPIONSHIP CIRCULAR
BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS


HEAVYWEIGHT DANNY WILLIAMS (Holder) v SAM SEXTON
Due to injury to Sam Sexton and illness of Danny Williams, a new date and venue is awaited from Promoter Frank Warren.

JOHN MCDERMOTT v TYSON FURY
The above final eliminator contest to be promoted by Promoter Mick Hennessy will take place on a date and at a venue as yet to be advised.

Please note that this contest is also for the Vacant English Heavyweight Championship.


SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT PAUL SMITH (Holder) v TONY DODSON
The above contest to be promoted by Promoter Frank Warren will take place at the Echo Arena, Liverpool on Friday, 12th March 2010.

GEORGE GROVES v CARL DILKS
The above eliminator contest to be promoted by Promoter Hayemaker will take place at the MEN Arena, Manchester on Saturday, 3rd April 2010.


LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT ANTHONY SMALL (Holder) v SAM WEBB
The above contest to be promoted by Promoter Richard Hatton will take place at the Dagenham Sports Centre, Essex on Friday, 26th March 2010.


WELTERWEIGHT KELL BROOK (Holder) v JOHN O’DONNELL
The above contest to be promoted by Promoter Hennessy Sports will take place on a date and at a venue as yet to be advised.


MARK THOMPSON v JAMIE COX
The Stewards decided to put out the above eliminator contest for purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 5.00p.m. on Tuesday, 9th March 2010 (to be opened at 12.00p.m. on Wednesday, 10th March 2010), the contest to take place by the end of May 2010.


LIGHT WELTERWEIGHT LENNY DAWS (Holder) v JASON COOK
The above contest to be promoted by Promoter Barry Hearn will take place at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London on Friday, 12th February 2010.


SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT (Vacant) GARY SYKES v RICKY BURNS
The above contest to be promoted by Promoter Barry Hearn will take place Huddersfield Sports Centre on Friday, 5th March 2010.


FEATHERWEIGHT MARTIN LINDSAY (Holder) v JAMIE ARTHUR
The above contest to be promoted by Promoter Frank Maloney will take place at Leigh Sports Centre, Manchester on Friday, 19th March 2010.


BANTAMWEIGHT JAMIE MCDONNELL (Holder) v IAN NAPA
The Stewards decided to put out the above contest for purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 5.00p.m. on Tuesday, 9th March 2010 (to be opened at 12.00p.m. on Wednesday, 10th March 2010), the contest to take place by the end of May 2010.

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