Unbeaten, Heavyweight prospect Hughie Fury aims to follow in his cousin Tyson’s footsteps when fighting for his first professional title against the experienced Fred Kassi tonight with the vacant WBO Intercontinental strap on the line.
On the undercard brothers Liam and Ryan Walsh defend their British Titles against James Tennyson and Troy James respectively plus much more!
The live action begins at 6pm on FREE-to-air, Sky channel 437 before going behind our subscription wall at 8pm – WATCH HERE on BoxNation
(TIMINGS ARE APPROXIMATE AND FOR GUIDANCE ONLY)
Doors Open: 15:45
Fight # 1 – 16:00 hrs
4 X 3 Minute Rounds International Heavyweight Contest
NATHAN GORMAN vs. HRVOJE KISICEK
Fight # 2
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Lightweight Contest
BEN SMITH vs. FONZ ALEXANDER
Fight # 3
4 X 3 Minute Rounds International Welterweight Contest
TONY BANGE vs. TEODOR STEFANOV
Fight # 4
8 X 3 Minute Rounds International Featherweight Contest
LEWIS PETTITT vs. TIBOR NODARI
Fight # 5
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Middleweight Contest
BARNEY JOE JONES vs. DEAN GILLEN
Fight # 6 – 18:00 hrs
4 X 3 Minute Rounds International Super-Lightweight Contest
SANJEEV SAHOTA vs. NIKITA GULTJAJEVS
Fight # 7 – 18:20 hrs
6 X 3 Minute Rounds International Middleweight Contest
VIJENDER SINGH vs. MATIOUZE ROYER
Fight # 8
6 X 3 Minute Rounds International Super-Featherweight Contest
BOY JONES JNR vs. ARON SZIAGYI
Fight # 9
8 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Welterweight Contest
JOE PIGFORD vs. MIKE BYLES
Fight # 10
6 X 3 Minute Rounds International Light-Heavyweight Contest
ANTHONY YARDE vs. TZVETOZAR ILIEV
Fight # 11
THE BRITISH FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute @ 126 lbs
RYAN WALSH vs. JAMES TENNYSON
Fight # 12
THE COMMONWEALTH SUPER-FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute Rounds @ 115 lbs
ANTHONY NELSON vs. JAMIE CONLAN
Fight # 13
THE VACANT WBO INTERCONTINENTAL HEAVYWEGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute Rounds
HUGHIE FURY vs. FRED KASSI
Fight # 14
THE BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute Rounds @ 130 lbs
LIAM WALSH vs. TROY JAMES
Fight # 15 – FLOATER
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Featherweight Contest
D.P CARR vs. QASIM HUSSAIN
At yesterdays weigh-in!
Copper Box Arena in London – Unbeaten Heavyweight prospect Hughie Fury and New Orleans-based opponent Fred Kassi both hit the weight on the scales ahead of their Vacant WBO Intercontinental Heavyweight title showdown.
Manchester’s Fury, 19-0 10 KO’s, and ‘Big’ Fred Kassi, 18-4-1 10 KO’s, headline tomorrow night’s (Saturday 30th April) mouth-watering night of action at the Copper Box Arena, exclusively live on BoxNation. Fury, looking to bag himself his first professional title, hit the scales at 16 stone 7lbs while big-hitting Kassi weighed in at 16 stone 9lbs.
The chief supporting bout also weighed in with British and Commonwealth Super-Featherweight champion Liam Walsh challenger Troy James who finally go head-to-head with both titles on the line. Unbeaten Cromer star Walsh, 19-0 13 KO’s, came in at 9 stone 3lbs while Coventry’s ‘Terrifying’ Troy hit the scales at 9 stone 3lbs.
Also weighing in at the Copper Box was Liam’s twin brother Ryan Walsh, who makes the second defence of his British title against Belfast ace James Tennyson. Graham Everett-trained Walsh came in at 8 stone 13lbs with Tennyson also weighing 8 stone 13lbs.
Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Champion Anthony Nelson defends his title against Belfast’s unbeaten Jamie Conlan. Nelson came in at 8 stone 2lbs while challenger Conlan came in at 8 stone 2lbs.