Saturdays main event will now see Diego Pacheco (17-0, 14 KOs) take on Jack Cullen (21-3-1, 9 KOs) for the WBO international super middleweight title after Liverpool’s own Callum Smith pulled out of his clash against Pawel Stepien due to injury, that is rumoured to be a back related problem. The Lancashire man will be tested on Saturday against an undefeated 6’4 knockout artist in Pacheco.
BBTV Interview with Jack Cullen and his team
Saturdays co main event will be a super lightweight matchup between Robbie Davies Jr (23-3,15 KOs) and Darragh Foley (21-4-1, 9 KOs) -with the pair both fighting off the back of winning streaks.
The card is stacked with undefeated domestic prospects including big ticket seller Johnny Fisher (7-0, 6 KOs), Campbell Hatton (9-0, 3 KOs), Aqib Fiaz (10-0, 0KOs), George Liddard (1-0, 1 KO) and Rhiannon Dixon (7-0, 0 KOs).
Johnny Fisher is set to take on Italian Alfonso Damiani (6-2, 4 KOs) in his heavyweight clash. The Romford Bull will undoubtedly be supported in numbers by his hardcore fan base on the night, to which label themselves the ‘Bosh Army’. His father Big John has dominated the internet in previous months with his viral videos and recent YouTube series ‘The Big John Chinese sit down’- where he and the Fisher family chat with special guests and eat Chinese takeaways.
22-year-old Campbell Hatton, out to set his own legacy, will take on Michael Gonxhe (4-2-1, O KOs) who is coming off the back of 4 points decision wins. In a recent BBTV interview, Campbell stated that he has “been training a long time” and that he wants “to go in there and show everyone how hard we’ve worked and how much we’ve come on”. Campbell recognised that his opponent does look physically strong and is game however noted that he likes to make things messy in the ring. He also revealed that he has recently spared Lewis Ritson and Zac Miller in preparation for Saturday’s bout.
Rhiannon Dixon will be stepping up in her bout against Vicky Wilkinson (5-0-1, 0 KOs) for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight Title.
George Liddard will be looking to make a statement on Saturday in his second professional fight after recently signing under Matchroom. In his first fight, on the Whyte vs Franklin undercard, Liddard knocked out his opponent in two rounds with a powerful body shot on the counter.