Matty Askin (holder) v Stephen Simmons
Awaiting a new date from Sam Kynoch after Askin’s injury forced a postponement.
Frank Buglioni (holder) v Callum Johnson
Awaiting a new date from Eddie Hearn after Johnson’s injury forced a postponement.
Tommy Langford (holder) v Jack Arnfield
The challenger provisionally has home advantage on February 10 at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, with Steve Wood promoting.
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Ted Cheeseman v James Metcalf (final eliminator)
This one, also for Cheeseman’s English belt, goes to purse bids, due by December 13. Contest by the end of March 2018.
John O’Donnell v Tamuka Mucha (final eliminator)
Also for O’Donnell’s English title, as this oft-postponed match should go ahead on February 16 at the Indigo, O2. Josh Goodwin promotes.
Joe Hughes withdrew from his final eliminator with Johnny Coyle, so expect the latter to become mandatory challenger for new champion Jack Catterall. Hughes challenges European champ Antony Yigit on a December 2 Cyclone show in Bethnal Green.
Meanwhile, Jeff Saunders and Ste Lewis meet in a standard eliminator this Saturday in Newcastle, as do Thomas Patrick Ward (holder, super-bantam) and Sean Davis.
Martin J Ward (holder) v Sam Bowen
Going out to purse bids in December.
Ryan Walsh (holder) v Isaac Lowe
Steve Wood plans to stage this on February 3 or 17.
Ukashir Farooq v Scott Allan (eliminator)
Goes ahead on November 23 (yes, a Thursday) on an Iain Wilson show in Glasgow.
Ashley Brace v Melania Sorroche (vacant, European)
Sanigar show, December 9, in Newport.