Matchroom Statement: Anthony Crolla

Due to injuries suffered by Anthony Crolla after challenging burglars near his home, his WBA world lightweight title challenge against Richard Abril has been postponed.

Promoter Eddie Hearn said, “We are all absolutely gutted for Anthony and our concerns right now are with him and his family and his recovery.

“Anthony has worked incredibly hard to get himself into a position to fight for a world title and we all hope he will still realise that opportunity.”

The Matchroom Boxing show scheduled for Friday, January 23 will not go ahead. Matchroom Boxing are working to reschedule the undercard fights from that show, including Brian Rose’s WBC International light middleweight title fight against Carson Jones.

All tickets purchased through Matchroom Boxing & Eventim will be automatically refunded. Tickets purchased at the Phones4u Arena should be returned to the Arena for a full refund.

For any issues please do not hesitate to contact your point of purchase —

Matchroom Boxing – 01277 359900
Phones4u Arena/Eventim – 0844 847 8000

Courtesy of the Matchroom Boxing press office

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