Kirk Garvey vs Dec Spelman

Carl Greaves wins purse bids for Kirk Garvey vs Dec Spelman

Published On Thursday, March 14, 2019By Tim Rickson

Garvey vs Spelman will take place in Scunthorpe

Kirk Garvey (12-2) vs Dec Spelman (14-2) will take place in challenger 'Kid Nytro's' home town of Scunthorpe, either in May or June.

Promoter Carl Greaves announced on Facebook: "Delighted to announce I have won the purse bid for Dec Spelman to challenge English light-heavyweight champion Kirk Garvey! Big time boxing will be returning to Scunthorpe backed by an undercard full of local talent unbeaten. Luke Fisher, Levi Giles, Ryan Gibbons, Tom Cowling and more exciting prospects to be confirmed. Date and venue will be announced in the next few days."

Spelman had already been made mandatory challenger to the title before Garvey became the champion. He defeated former champion Miles Shinkwin (15-5) on March 2 at the York Hall in Bethnal Green on a mixed decision.

The Board have already ordered the contest to take place by the end of June 2019.