Brad Foster vs Lucien Reid British super-bantamweight title fight is on

Today, January 10, the latest circular from the BBBofC was released, which provided a date for Foster vs Reid on February 22, and confirmed that Philip Bowes vs Akeem Ennis Brown is being finalised after their first meeting was unfortunatley postponed at the very last moment.

Also, a positive update on the European light-heavyweight championship for world title contender Callum 'The One' Johnson.

January's Circular from the BBBofC in full below:

 

HEAVYWEIGHT

DANIEL DUBOIS (Holder)

 

CRUISERWEIGHT

RICHARD RIAKPORHE (Holder)

DEION JUMAH v SAM HYDE

The above final eliminator contest to be promoted by Joe Gallagher, will take place on Sunday, 19th January 2020 at Woodhouse Park, Manchester.

This contest is also for Deion Jumah’s English Cruiserweight Championship, therefore, the Purse will be split 60%/40%.

MIKAEL LAWAL v LUKE WATKINS

The Stewards decided to put the above eliminator 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, 12th February 2020, the contest to take place by the end of May 2020.

 

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (Vacant)

CRAIG RICHARDS v SHAKAN PITTERS

The above contest to be promoted by Mick Hennessy, will take place on Saturday, 28th March 2020 at Villa Park, Birmingham.

 

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

LERRONE RICHARDS (Holder)

 

MIDDLEWEIGHT

LIAM WILLIAMS (Holder) v ANDREW ROBINSON

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on a date and at a venue as yet to be advised.

 

SUPER WELTERWEIGHT

SCOTT FITZGERALD (Holder)

 

WELTERWEIGHT

CHRIS JENKINS (Holder)

ANTHONY TOMLINSON v STEWART BURT

The above eliminator contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 8th February 2020 at Sheffield Arena.

JAMES MOORCROFT v MARTIN HARKIN

The above eliminator contest to be promoted by Iain Wilson, will take place on Thursday, 30th January 2020 at St. Andrew’s Sporting Club.

 

SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT (Vacant)

PHILIP BOWES v AKEEM ENNIS BROWN

A new date and venue is awaited from Promoter Michael Helliet.

 

LIGHTWEIGHT

JOE CORDINA (Holder) v JAMES TENNYSON

The Stewards decided to put 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, 12th February 2020, the contest to take place by the end of May 2020.

 

SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT

ANTHONY CACACE (Holder)

 

FEATHERWEIGHT

RYAN WALSH (Holder) v REECE MOULD

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th March 2020 at York Hall, London.

 

SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT

BRAD FOSTER (Holder) v LUCIEN REID

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 22nd February 2020 at York Hall, London.

 

BANTAMWEIGHT

LEE MCGREGOR (Holder)

ASHLEY LANE v MARC LEACH

No Purse bids were received for the above eliminator contest.

 

SUPER FLYWEIGHT

SUNNY EDWARDS (Holder)

 

FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)

KYLE YOUSAF v ROSS MURRAY

The above contest to be promoted by Stefy Bull, will take place on Friday, 20th March 2020 at the Barnsley Metrodome.

 

European Championship Circular 8th January 2020

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (Vacant)

CALLUM JOHNSON v IGOR MICHALKIN

The above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 7th March 2020 in Manchester.