11th November 2011
Africa titles along the way and he is confident of adding Vassells belt to that collection.
|Manchester’s Denton Vassell|
Vassell, 27, has won all 18 fights and was being lined up for a rematch with Lee Purdy, who
he defeated to become Commonwealth champion in April 2010.
But with Purdy losing his title last week to the ever green Colin Lynes, a match-up between Vassell and the new British champion Lynes is a strong possibility.
“There are several big matches to be made domestically
which adds extra importance for Denton to not only win but win in style,
but make a claim as Britain’s next welterweight star on the world
stage.” Hatton added.
on the 10st 7lbs limit. While Colomban scaled 10st
5 & 3/4 lbs
trip to the UK and intends to go back down under with Vassell’s belt.
great fight but I will be the new champion.”
The fight will be televised live on Sky Sports 2 from 8pm.
Also on the bill is Middlesbrough’s former Commonwealth featherweight champion Paul Truscott who meets Dezzie Higginson over eight rounds.
Other fights: Matty Askin v Roman Kracic, Kieran Farrell v Youssef Al Hamidi, Jazza Dickens v TBA, Adam Little v Billy Smith and Kieran Maher v TBA