11th December 2012
Jose Ocampo will now not be challenging Ricky Burns for his WBO World Lightweight title at the ExCeL London this Saturday.
Contrary to some reports in media outlets, Ocampo has been withdrawn.
Burns will still headline the show! An opponent will be announced shortly by way of a press release.
It’s an unfortunate situations with Burns’ original challenger Liam Walsh withdrawing because of a car accident, but everybody behind the scene is working hard to ensure that Burns still fights this Saturday.
The rest of the card remains unchanged and features a further FIVE big title fights, all live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546):
Commonwealth Super-Middleweight Championship
George Groves v Glen Johnson
Commonwealth and Vacant British Middleweight Championship
Billy Joe Saunders v Nick Blackwell
Southern Area Welterweight Championship
Chas Symonds v Bradley Skeete
Vacant Commonwealth Light-Middleweight Championship
Steve O’Meara v Liam Smith
WBO International Cruiserweight Championship
Tony Conquest v Neil Dawson.
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