Ryan Walsh and Jordan Gill will clash for British featherweight belt

The BBBofC Circular was released today (March 14) and revealed the news that Commonwealth champion Jordan Gill (23-0) will get his long-awaited crack at the British featherweight belt, currently held by Cromer's Ryan Walsh (23-2-2). An early online Twitter poll has seen 86% of voters picking Gill to win.

The featherweight division is a hotbed of talent right now, with IBF world champ Josh Warrington leading the pack, who defends his belt to mandatory challenger Kid Galahad next.

Other British Championship News:

HEAVYWEIGHT (Vacant)
Hughie Fury relinquished the above Championship due to injury. The Stewards will consider this division at a later date.

 

CRUISERWEIGHT

LAWRENCE OKOLIE (Holder) v WADI CAMACHO

The above voluntary defence contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 23rd March 2019 at the Copper Box Arena, London.

This contest is also for Wadi Comacho’s Commonwealth Boxing Council Cruiserweight Championship.

 

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (Vacant)

JOSHUA BUATSI v LIAM CONROY

The above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 23rd March 2019 at the Copper Box Arena, London.

 

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

ZACH PARKER (Holder)

 

MIDDLEWEIGHT

LIAM WILLIAMS (Holder) defeated voluntary challenger 'Smokin' Joe Mullender in the second round of their March 8 meeting at the Royal Albert Hall.

 

SUPER WELTERWEIGHT

TED CHEESEMAN (Holder) v ANTHONY FOWLER

The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th April 2019, the contest to take place by the end of July 2019.

 

WELTERWEIGHT

CHRIS JENKINS (Holder) v LIAM TAYLOR

Following agreement being reached between the parties, the above mandatory defence contest to be promoted by Frank Warren will take place in May at a venue as yet to be advised.

 

SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

ROBBIE DAVIES JNR. (Holder) v JOE HUGHES

The above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 30th March 2019 at the M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool.

This contest is also for Joe Hughes’ European Boxing Union Super Lightweight Championship.

DARREN SURTEES v KIERAN GETHING

The above eliminator contest to be promoted by Lee Eaton, will take place on Friday, 3rd May 2019 in Newcastle.

 

LIGHTWEIGHT (Vacant)

JOE CORDINA v ANDY TOWNEND

Following Lewis Ritson vacating the above Championship, the Stewards decided to approve a request from Promoter Eddie Hearn for the above contest to take place on Saturday, 20th April 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.

 

SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT

SAM BOWEN (Holder) v JORDAN MCCORRY

The Stewards decided to approve a request from Promoter Frank Warren for the above voluntary defence contest which will take place on Saturday, 23rd March 2019 in Leicester.

 

FEATHERWEIGHT

RYAN WALSH (Holder) v JORDAN GILL

The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th April 2019, the contest to take place by the end of July 2019.

 

SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT

BRAD FOSTER (Holder)

 

BANTAMWEIGHT

UKASHIR FAROOQ (Holder) v KYLE WILLIAMS

The above contest to be promoted by Iain Wilson, will take place on Thursday, 25th April 2019 at St. Andrews Sporting Club, Glasgow.

 

SUPER FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)

 

FLYWEIGHT

ANDREW SELBY (Holder) v JAY HARRIS

The Stewards decided to delay the above Purse bid - Harris will face European champion Vincent Legrand next.