Chantelle Cameron vs Anisha Basheel

Chantelle Cameron lands WBC final eliminator

Published On Thursday, May 2, 2019By British Boxing News

Chantelle Cameron vs Anisha Basheel confirmed

Chantelle Cameron will tackle Commonwealth champion Anisha Basheel in a WBC final eliminator on the #MTKFightNight at York Hall on June 28 – live on ESPN+.

‘Il Capo’ (9-0, 6 KOs) battered Feriche Mashauri to a halt at the London venue on April 26 and can now book a clash with the winner of Katie Taylor vs. Delfine Persoon by beating the dangerous Basheel, who is on a run of eight straight stoppage wins. Ireland's Taylor owns the WBA, IBF and WBO world female lightweight titles, with the WBC currently wrapped around the waist of Belgian Persoon.

With her career rapidly gaining momentum since signing with MTK Global, IBO titlist Cameron is thrilled to be heading into such a crucial fight as chief support to Ohara Davies’ clash with former world champion Miguel Vazquez.

Cameron, trained by Jamie Moore, said: “This feels like it’s my first big fight and it’s a final eliminator. Winning this one will put me in perfect position to face the winner of Katie Taylor vs. Delfine.

“I know I’ve got to pull this off because if I don’t, I’m out of the picture. It’s making me hungry and it’s spurring me on. I’ve got to get rid of Basheel to get where I want to be, which is right at the top.

“I love boxing at York Hall – it’s an amazing venue. It’s only an hour and a half from Northampton so my local fans can come and watch me. It’s the home of British boxing and I love that arena.

“I’m also really looking forward to boxing on ESPN+ because it’s huge exposure. It’ll be exciting for the TV fans because there’ll be lots of heavy shots thrown. It’s great to be able to showcase myself on such a big channel.”

Former Team GB star Cameron has already blasted her way to the IBO world lightweight title and WBC Silver belt in her nine-fight professional career.

Stay tuned for more additions to a fantastic fight card at an iconic venue.