European and Commonwealth flyweight champion Connor Butler (11-0-1, 1 KO) takes on British champion Jay Harris (20-3, 11 KOs) in his home city of Liverpool this Saturday, live on DAZN.

Butler, fresh off collecting the European title against Matt Windle in his last contest, returns to the
Liverpool Olympia hoping to add the British title to his collection.

The two flyweights will be hoping to put on a show at the historic home of boxing in Liverpool that was first used as an indoor circus in 1905.

The winner of this contest will be set up for a blockbuster match up later this year and the
undefeated flyweight has only one thing in his sights.

Butler told the Liverpool Echo: “I have got the ability and confidence to overcome anything because I
know I have a world title in me, and that is where we are looking to go.”

The scouser warned doubters of his young appearance and insisted he has what it takes to
overcome the former world title challenger.

“I am expecting a hard 12-round fight, but I think I have got every single answer that there is for
whatever questions that he asks. I just think a lot of people are overlooking me because I look 10.”

Harris will be hoping to continue his knockout streak and thinks his experience at world level gives
him the edge over his counterpart.

The Welshman told International Boxing News: “I know what it takes to win. He hasn’t been in any
hard fights yet and I’ve been in many.

“I’ve had to dig down deep… I think my experience will show and ill come out on top.”

Turner returns on undercard while Wiggins makes debut

Jack Turner (4-0, 4 KOs) will be hoping to deliver a fifth consecutive knockout when he takes on
Selemani Bangaiza (19-9, 5 KOs) in his first step up as a professional.

“El Terrier” is yet to see the second round and fights in Liverpool for the first time since dismantling
Adam Yahaya on the undercard of Jack Catterall vs Jorge Linares.

The scouser was rumoured to be signing with Matchroom after that impressive display and will be
hoping to put in another stella performance.

Joe McGrail (8-0, 4 KOs) clashes with Jules Phillips (2-29, 0 KOs) in his first fight since securing an
American dream knockout on brother Peter’s undercard.

The featherweight is part of the exciting Everton Red Triangle stable alongside brother Peter
McGrail, Andrew Cain, Brad Strand and knockout artist Nick Ball.

Above: McGrail features on Saturday’s undercard at the Liverpool Olympia.

Amateur standout Kurt Wiggins makes his professional debut on the card fresh from winning the
2023 ABA title.

Wiggins has been a long-time sparring partner of Butler and is hoping to replicate his success in his
professional career.

The bantamweight is hoping to join a long list of fighters from Salisbury ABC (including trainer Paul
Edwards) in winning the British title.

Hakeem Palmer (4-0-1, 2 KOs) makes his third straight appearance at the Liverpool Olympia and will
be hoping to build of his knockout win last time out.

Ethan Brown (4-0, 0 KOs) makes his first appearance for 11-months and will be hoping to put an
injury hit 2023 behind him with a win.

Irishman Paul Ryan (6-0, 3 KOs) and ‘Afghan Assassin’ Saffi Sediqi (1-0-1, 0 KOs) also feature on the
card hoping to impress the Liverpool crowd.

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