Middlesbrough man fully focused on defeating Iqbal on Groves-Eubank undercard
Simon Vallily has insisted that “Christmas is cancelled” as he focuses on his English title shot on the undercard of George Groves’ massive World Boxing Super Series clash against Chris Eubank Jr.
Sauerland Promotions have confirmed that MTK Global-managed cruiserweight Vallily will clash with defending English champion Arfan Iqbal on February 17 on a huge night for world boxing when Groves and Eubank meet in the WBSS super-middleweight semi-final at the Manchester Arena.
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“I’ve never really come across him before, but I’m not too worried about what he’s going to bring to the table,” said Vallily.
“All I’m really focused on is myself. If I’m prepared and 100 per cent on my game, this kid will get taken to pieces,” added the Imran Naeem-trained fighter. “I’ll be in my best shape ever for this fight.”