Promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed the first names that will take part in the next installment of the Betfair Prizefighter and this time it’s the Cruiserweights who will be at it again.
The show will be held at the York Hall, Bethnal Green on May 18. and will precede Kell Brook’s IBF world welterweight title challenge against Devon Alexander. Both shows will be shown live on Sky Sports, in what promises to be a great night of British boxing, and if Brook can claim the world title it will be a memorable one indeed!
These are the four names have been selected to take part already in the 3rd Cruiserweight helping of Prizefighter, another four fighters are to be confirmed next week.
- Wadi Camacho – Canning Town (6-1)
- Nathan Owens – Castleford (5-0-1)
- Shane McPhilbin – Nottinghamshire (8-6)
- Hari Miles – Blackwood (7-7)
This will be the 30th edition of Matchroom Sport’s eight-man, one-night tournament with the final four fighters to be announced next week.
“The cruiserweight division is wide open right now and the winner is going to put themselves right in contention for major title honours,” said promoter Eddie Hearn.
“We’ve had a huge number of requests to make the starting eight and will announce the full line up next week – fans and viewers can expect a sold out venue, cracking atmosphere and plenty of drama!”