Usyk battles Chisora in a crunch heavyweight fight on October 31, live on Skies Sports Box Office
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Matchroom Boxing will take over The SSE Arena, Wembley for four events in Oct, November and December, starting with the particular heavyweight showdown between Oleksandr Usyk and Derek Chisora on Oct 31, shown live on Sky Sports activities Box Office.
The residency ends with a night of world tournament boxing on Friday December four that will be announced shortly.
Over the course of six weeks, the famous location in north-west London will play web host to colossal heavyweight rematches, historical world title triple-headers, all-British planet title clashes, European title motion and British and Commonwealth name fights as Matchroom close away the year in style with a packed routine of boxing.
Former undisputed cruiserweight california king Usyk and fan favourite Chisora kick things off next week on the huge night of action that views Lee Selby and George Kambosos Jr square off in a last eliminator for the IBF lightweight globe title.
Savannah Marshall and Hannah Rankin collide for that WBO middleweight crown, heavyweight cult hero Dave Allen returns in order to action, Belfast’s Tommy McCarthy fulfills Belgium’s Bilal Laggoune for the Western european cruiserweight title, Amy Timlin confronts off with Carly Skelly for your Commonwealth super-bantamweight title.
After that on Saturday November 14, proven lightweight champion Katie Taylor places her belts on the line against obligatory challenger Miriam Gutierrez, headlining a good historic world title triple-header.
Terri Harper faces the girl first WBC mandatory challenger within Katharina Thanderz, Rachel Ball assumes undefeated Australian Ebanie Bridges for that WBA bantamweight crown.
Swindon’s Jamie Cox returns towards ‘Little Lever’s Meat Cleaver’ Jack port Cullen, big-punching John Docherty comes in the picture against Jack Arnfield and latest Matchroom light-heavyweight signing Thomas Whittaker-Hart meets Jermaine Springer.
The rematch that everyone is referring to lands on Saturday November twenty one when Dillian Whyte looks to place things right against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin after his shock KO loss on the final weekend associated with Matchroom Fight Camp.
Fast-rising welterweight talent Conor Benn takes a huge step up in course against Germany’s Sebastian Formella, an ex IBO champion who went the length with Shawn Porter in Aug.
And big-hitting Bournemouth cruiserweight Chris Billam-Smith clashes along with undefeated English champion Deion Jumah for the British and Commonwealth game titles, with more fights to be confirmed soon.
“I’m delighted to get Wembley Arena as our brand new home for the next six or even seven weeks, we’ve got a remarkable plan especially considering the current environment, inch said Eddie Hearn, Managing Movie director of Matchroom Sport.
“It’s so important to be as innovative as you can with behind closed doors events here we have a huge space that we can make a high end viewing experience for the enthusiasts at home.
“While we have made the decision to proceed using these huge nights without a crowd, we have been working hard with The SSE Arena, Wembley and Brent Council to try and provide fans back safely during this period. inch
John Drury, VP & General Manager, The SSE Arena, Wembley said: “It’s this kind of honour that we’ve been chosen to sponsor this Matchroom residency.
“We’ve seen some massive displays over the years, and circumstances now create these particularly special. Not only could they be huge events in their own correct, but they’ll be giving vital function to some of our supply chain companies, which has been almost completely missing given that March. ”
Sky Sports schedule
Usyk vs Chisora – April 31, live on Sky Sports Container Office
Oleksandr Usyk vs Derek Chisora
Savannah Marshall vs Hannah Rankin
Lee Selby vs George Kambosos Jr
Tommy McCarthy vs Bilal Laggoune
Amy Timlin compared to Carly Skelly
Taylor vs Gutierrez – Nov 14, live on Atmosphere Sports
Katie Taylor vs Miriam Gutierrez
Terri Harper vs Katharina Thanderz
Rachel Basketball vs Ebanie Bridges
Jamie Cox vs Jack Cullen
John Docherty versus Jack Arnfield
Jones Whittaker-Hart vs Jermaine Springer
Povetkin vs Whyte 2 – November 21, live on Sky Sports Container Office
Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte
Conor Benn vs Sebastian Formella
Chris Billam-Smith vs Deion Jumah
Joshua versus Pulev – Dec 12, survive Sky Sports Box Office
Anthony Joshua compared to Kubrat Pulev