Following Dereck Chisora’s withdrawal yesterday from his fight against Tyson Fury after fracturing his hand, promoter Frank Warren’s event at the Phones4u Arena in Manchester will go ahead with a title-packed card featuring British stars Billy Joe Saunders, Liam Smith and Terry Flanagan.
While the Chisora v Fury fight is being rescheduled and a new date will be announced shortly, Fury is still expected to fight on the show this Saturday with further details to follow.
Saunders faces the biggest challenge of his career when he takes on undefeated Italian Emanuele Blandamura for the vacant European middleweight championship; exciting Liverpool light middleweight Liam Smith defends his British title against Jason Welborn; Manchester ace Terry Flanagan challenges Martin Gethin for the vacant British lightweight championship; an exciting Manchester-Liverpool clash sees Jack Catterall face Nathan Brough for the vacant Central Area light welterweight championship; top talents Ronnie Heffron and Liam Williams collide in an eliminator for the British light middleweight championship.
An action packed undercard features top American heavyweight Eddie Chambers and some of the best in domestic talent: undefeated rising talent Chris Eubank Jnr., unbeaten Liam Walsh; plus top prospects Tom Stalker, Adrian Gonzalez, Declan Geraghty, Yusef Safa, McCauley McGowan and the pro debut of Michael Gomez Jnr.
Members of the public who have purchased tickets through Eventim for the event have three options:
1. Use your ticket(s) for the show this Saturday
2. Keep your ticket(s) to exchange for a new ticket(s) to a rescheduled Chisora v Fury fight
3. Return your ticket(s) to Eventim within 28 days for a refund of the full face value
Tickets used on Saturday may not be used for any future shows. If you keep your tickets we’ll inform you of the new date, the venue and related information as soon as we can. Please note if you return your tickets we cannot accept responsibility for postal charges or loss and recommend secure delivery.
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Members of the public who purchased tickets from other outlets or agents are asked to go to their original point of purchase.
Courtesy of the Queensberry Promotions press office