Martin J Ward next challenger will be toughest yet

Published On Thursday, December 14, 2017By British Boxing News
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Martin J Ward's next challenger to his British title is the toughest one yet

Leicestershire super-featherweight Sam 'Bullet' Bowen has been confirmed as Martin J Ward's next British title challenger.

The unbeaten 25-year-old, signed to Carl Greaves, has knocked out eight of his 12 opponents.

Brentwood's unbeaten 'Wardy' has already won the Lonsdale belt outright with three successful defences, and in his last fight, he bagged the European title.

The contest is due to take place before the end of April 2018, according to the British Championship Circular distributed by the BBBofC today.


HEAVYWEIGHT

SAM SEXTON (Holder)


CRUISERWEIGHT

MATTHEW ASKIN (Holder) v STEPHEN SIMMONS

The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th January 2018, the contest to take place by the end of April 2018.

LUKE WATKINS v TOMMY MCCARTHY

The Stewards decided to put out the above final eliminator contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th January 2018, the contest to take place by the end of April 2018.


LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

FRANK BUGLIONI (Holder) v CALLUM JOHNSON

A new date and venue is awaited from Promoter Eddie Hearn.


SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

ROCKY FIELDING (Holder)

ZACH PARKER v JOHN RYDER

The Stewards decided to put out the above final eliminator contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th January 2018, the contest to take place by the end of April 2018.


MIDDLEWEIGHT

TOMMY LANGFORD (Holder) v JACK ARNFIELD

The above contest to be promoted by Steve Wood, will take place on Saturday, 10th February 2018 at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

LIAM CAMERON v MARK HEFFRON

The Stewards decided to put out the above final eliminator contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th January 2018, the contest to take place by the end of April 2018.


SUPER WELTERWEIGHT (Vacant)

TED CHEESEMAN v JAMES METCALF

Ted Cheeseman withdrew from the above final eliminator contest.

ASINIA BYFIELD v JOE PIGFORD

The Stewards decided to put out the above eliminator contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th January 2018, the contest to take place by the end of April 2018.


WELTERWEIGHT

BRADLEY SKEETE (Holder)

JOHN O’DONNELL v TAMUKA MUCHAPONDWA

The above final eliminator contest to be promoted by Joshua Goodwin, will take place on Friday, 16th February 2018 at York Hall, London.

This contest is also for John O’Donnell’s English Welterweight Championship and therefore the Purse will be split 60%/40%.


SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

JACK CATERALL (Holder)


LIGHTWEIGHT

LEWIS RITSON (Holder)


SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT

MARTIN JOSEPH WARD (Holder) v SAM BOWEN

The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions attached to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 10th January 2018, the contest to take place by the end of April 2018.


FEATHERWEIGHT

RYAN WALSH (Holder) v ISAAC LOWE

The above contest to be promoted by Steve Wood, will take place on Saturday, 17th February 2018 at Manchester Arena.


SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT

THOMAS PATRICK WARD (Holder)

JASON CUNNINGHAM v PAUL ECONOMIDES

The Stewards decided to approve a request from Promoter Stefy Bull for the above eliminator contest, which will take place on Saturday, 24th February 2018 in Doncaster.


BANTAMWEIGHT

JOSH WALE (Holder) v BOBBY JENKINSON

The above contest to be promoted by Dennis Hobson, will take place on Friday, 2nd February 2018 at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.


SUPER FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)


FLYWEIGHT

ANDREW SELBY (Holder)