BBN list details for all the British boxers on show this weekend

Want to know where to watch this weekend’s British boxing action? Check out a list of televised shows involving British boxers hitting your screens on the 20th weekend of the year:

 

Friday 17th May – iFL TV and ESPN+

Marco McCullough vs Declan Geraghty
10x3 IBF European super-featherweight title

MTK Global return to the Ulster Hall for a tantalising all-Irish European title fight between Belfast's Marco McCullough (21-4) and Dublin’s Declan Geraghty (18-3) for the IBF European super-featherweight crown, live on iFL TV and ESPN+.

Undercard highlights: Ryan Burnett vs Jelbirt Gomera for the WBC International super-bantamweight

UPDATE: Third-round KO win for Marco McCullough to move up to 22-4; and a sixth-round TKO win for Ryan Burnett. All home fighters came away with a win: Lewis Crocker (8-0); Sean McComb (7-0); Padraig McCrory (8-0); Steven Donnelly (5-0); Callum Bradley (5-0); Sean Gerard Duffy (1-0); Dee Sullivan (1-0).

 

Saturday 18th May – Sky Sports Action

Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk 
IBF world & WBC Silver super-lightweight titles

‘The Tartan Tornado’ Taylor (14-0) faces ‘The Beast’ Baranchyk (19-0) in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final, live on Sky Sports Action from 9pm. The winner will progress to the final where the fearsome WBA world super-lightweight champion Regis Prograis is waiting.

Undercard highlights: Naoya Inoue vs Emmanuel Rodriguez for the WBA & IBF world bantamweight titles

UPDATE: UD for Taylor, knocking down Baranchyk twice in the process. Inoue won by second-round stoppage. Both booked their place in the WBSS final.

 

Saturday 18th May – BT Sport

Billy Joe Saunders vs Shefat Isufi
WBO world super-middleweight title

BJS (27-0) bids to become a two-weight world champion just 12 miles from his Hatfield home when he faces the German-based Albanian (27-3-2) at Stevenage FC’s Lamex Stadium on Saturday May 18, who is the WBO #1, live on BT Sport.

Undercard highlights: Joe Joyce vs Alexander Ustinov

UPDATE: UD for Saunders and third round stoppage for Joyce - full report here: http://britishboxingnews.co.uk/blogs/all-the-results-from-the-billy-joe-saunders-vs-shefat-isufi-stevenage-card