Denzel Bentley vs Felix Cash fight details time date TV channel undercard schedule venue betting odds predictions ring walks and live stream info oddschecker boxrec who wins

Denzel Bentley vs Felix Cash fight details - time, date, TV channel, undercard, schedule, venue, betting odds, predictions, ring walks and live stream info

Published On Wednesday, April 21, 2021By Tim Rickson

How to watch Denzel Bentley vs Felix Cash

BBN have provided all the details you need to tune in and watch undefeated British champion Denzel Bentley (14-0-1, 12KOs) clash with unbeaten Commonwealth champion Felix Cash (13-0, 9KOs) on the 114th day of the year.

 

 

Date

The championship clash occurs on Saturday, April 24, which is the same day in history that Roger Mayweather was born, in 1961 in Grand Rapids.

 

Venue

It takes place behind closed doors at the iconic 'Home of Boxing', York Hall in Bethnal Green.

 

Rounds scheduled

12 three-minute championship rounds at middleweight (160lbs).

 

Titles

Bentley's British and Cash's Commonwealth titles are both on the line.

 

Ringwalks

UK fight fans can expect the main event fighters to make their ringwalks any time around 10pm (GMT), but boxing events are often subject to delays.

 

Time

The event and TV coverage begins at 7:30pm and goes right up to midnight.

 

TV Coverage

The event will stream live and exclusively on BT Sport 1 - £25 per month subscripton fees.

 

Live Stream

You can live stream the Queensberry Promotions event online via BT Sport website or BT Sport app - available to download for free on iOS and Android phones and tablets.

You can also keep up date with the action by following the BT Sport Boxing account on Twitter, as well as the official Frank Warren Twitter account 

BBN will be providing LIVE updates on the night, right HERE

 

Undercard Highlights

World title contender Callum Johnson (18-1, 13KOs), 35 from Boston, England, is back after two years away against Bosnian boxer and former WBO European champ Emil Markic (32-2, 24KOs), 38 from Mostar.

The 175-pounders will clash for the WBO Global light-heavyweight title over 10-rounds. Johnson is planning on winning the contest and securing the title that could earn him a shot at Long Island's WBO World light-heavyweight champion, Joe Smith Jr.

Find out more about Emil Markic HERE

 

Tickets

The fight takes place behind closed doors, with no spectators allowed.

 

Related Articles

Everything you ever need to know about Bentley-Cash HERE

 

Quotes

Denzel Bentley“If we’re both at our best it will be a very good fight. There will be moments when the fight will be back and forth, but I am expecting to win.

“If I win comfortably I will be happy. If I win a hard fight I will be happy. I will be prepared for the best version of Felix. I know I am stepping up to a 50-50 fight and closer to what I want to achieve in the sport. Felix is a decent fighter, but this is one that will take me up another level so I am ready for it.”

Felix Cash“I want my name to go in the history books of holding the British title, it’s time to show everyone in the division who’s the man. There’s only one way to win in my eyes and I’m coming to take him out.”

Frank Warren: “I cannot wait for Denzel against Felix, Denzel is one of the hottest properties in British boxing right now. He has taken every opportunity that lockdown boxing has afforded him – he’s won fights, won titles, headlined shows and really thrived with all the extra exposure that’s come his way. He’s definitely a fighter we’re looking at moving on to the next level.

“He never turns down a challenge and is one of the easiest there is to promote. You give him a date and an opponent and he is there.

“Felix is a solid test for Denzel, but I believe at Queensberry we have the finest eye for talent in British boxing and am fully backing our man to get a decisive victory.”

 

Background

Matchroom's Felix Cash turned pro back in 2016 after an illustrious amateur career that saw him win five national titles and secure a spot on the Team GB squad, but was pipped to a place in the Rio 2016 Olympics by Anthony Fowler, prompting the Wokingham warrior to hang up his vest and turn over.

The hard-hitting middleweight, born in Chertsey - the same Surrey town as heavyweight Nick Webb - began his paid career just like everyone else, by learning on the job and testing the waters against journeymen, winning his first four contests in just five months between June and November 2016. Then, in 2017, he threw caution to the wind to face unbeaten Irishman Jay Byrne (4-0 at the time), prevailing on points, and continued the trend of only facing winning fighters from thereon. His last nine opponents had a combined record of 105-38-5.

In his 10th contest, he defeated Dutchman Stephen Danyo to claim his first pro title - the WBC International Silver middleweight strap, then he blasted Nigerian Rasheed Abolaji away in the first round to land the Commonwealth strap he defends to Bentley for the third time. His two defences were an eighth-round thrilling TKO win over former English champion Jack Cullen, followed by a fifth-round stoppage of former British champ and world title contender Jason Welborn in his last fight in August last year.

Battersea's Bentley couldn't have had it any more different to his forthcoming opponent, only experiencing his first amateur fight aged 19, after learning to box on the estate he grew up in with his older brother. The pair bought a pair of gloves and would hold fights outside their flats with local kids from the neighbourhood.

As a pro, he has thrived when in against decent opposition. Unlike Cash, Bentley has faced 11 journeymen with losing records, but when he stepped up for the first time against Midlands Area contender Kelcie Ball in his 10th contest, he blew him away in 72 seconds. But, it was in the wake of the first lockdown that he really emerged from the shadows, by fighting three times in four months! urst, he tested himself against the rugged Mick Hall, who had only been beaten twice in 17 contests by Jack Arnfield. Bentley forced him to retire in six. Then came one of last year's fights of the year, as he and Mark Heffron battled to a draw over 10 rounds, which led to a rematch just two months on for the vacant British title, which Bentley won in four rounds after causing a grotesque swelling to Heffron's left eye as a result of his relentless right hands.

Five months later and he's back in the ring for another risky fight, which has quickly become the Battersea boxer's defining trait - pushing himself against the best, not afraid to fight anyone!

 

Predictions

Tim Rickson, BBN Editor: “I think this is a 50-50 fight and almost impossible to call. The experience and amateur pedigree lies with Cash, but history proves that you simply cannot bet against Bentley. He keeps being written off as the underdog, but his opponents receive a shock when they get in with him and realise how awkward he is to fight against. The only way I can pick a winner is with my heart, so I'm going for Denzel Bentley to win on points in a fight of the year contender!”

 

Tale of the Tape

Denzel Bentley
Age: 26
Bouts: 15
Rounds: 46
KOs: 80%
Height: 6' 1"
Stance: Orthodox

Felix Cash
Age: 28
Bouts: 13
Rounds: 53
KOs: 69.23%
Height: 6' 1"
Stance: Orthodox

 

World Rankings

Bentley: WBC #21; WBO #9; IBO #41; BoxRec #20

Cash: WBC #22; WBO #14; IBO #18; BoxRec #18

 

Betting Odds Supplied by Star Sports

9/5 Denzel Bentley
9/20 Felix Cash
18/1 Draw

 

Weights

Felix Cash - 159lb 9oz
Denzel Bentley - 159lb 4oz

Emil Markic - 174lb 5oz
Callum Johnson - 174lb 6oz

Kamil Sokolowski - 230lb
David Adeleye - 225lb 7oz

Clayton Bricknell - 138lb 3oz
Henry Turner - 142lb 2oz

Jamie Stewart - 146lb 2oz
George Davey - 147lb 4oz

James Heneghan - 161lb 8oz
Dwain Grant - 161lb 6oz

Ryan Hibbert - 176lb 9oz
Karol Itauma - 176lbs

Daryl Pearce - 147lbs 5oz
Owen Cooper - 147lbs 6oz

 

Running Order

Denzel Bentley vs Felix Cash
12x3 British & Commonwealth middleweight titles

Callum Johnson vs Emil Markic
10x3 WBO Global light-heavyweight contest

David Adeleye vs Kamil Sokolowski
4x3 Heavyweight contest

Henry Turner vs Clayton Bricknell
6x3 Super-lightweight contest

George Davey vs Jamie Stewart
6x3 Super-welterweight contest

James Heneghan vs Dwain Grant
4x3 Middleweight contest

Karol Itauma vs Ryan Hibbert
4x3 Light-heavyweight contest

Owen Cooper vs Daryl Pearce
4x3 Welterweight contest

 

HÖRFA are proud sponsors of British Boxing News