Watch Shakan Pitters vs Craig Richards from 7:15pm tonight

Promoter Mick Hennessy has outlined the methods boxing fans in the UK, Ireland and around the world can view tonight's big fight card.

On the SecondsOut YouTube Channel the coverage for the British light-heavweight showdown between defending champion Shakan Pitters and challenger Craig Richards begins at 7:15pm tonight.


SecondsOut YouTube Channel

7:15pm - 10pm

Michael Hennessy Jr. vs Kevin McCauley
4x3 Middleweight contest

Sammy Cantwell vs Stephen Jackson
6x3 Super-flyweight contest

River Wilson-Bent vs Troy Coleman
10x3 Midlands Area middleweight title


Channel 5

10:30pm - 12am

Shakan Pitters vs Craig Richards
12x3 British light-heavyweight title

Stephen McKenna vs Des Newton
6x3 Super-lightweight contest

Idris Virgo vs Kearon Thomas
6x3 Super-middleweight contest

Brett McGinty vs Jan Ardon
6x3 Middleweight contest

Highlights from the previous fights will also be shown on the Channel 5 broadcast


The British Light-Heavyweight title showdown between Birmingham’s Shakan Pitters against Crystal Palace’s Craig Richards headlines the Hennessy Sports Friday fight night event on December 18.

Chief support features the Midlands Area Middleweight Title between Coventry’s River Bent and Burntwood’s Troy Coleman.

The undercard features unbeaten Irish super-lightweight sensation Stephen McKenna who takes on Plymouth's Des 'The DEStroyer' Newton; controversial Marmite character, Birmingham's middleweight Idris Virgo takes on Walsall's Kearon Thomas; Sevenoaks super-welterweight Michael Hennessy Jr. faces Stourbridge's veteran journeyman Kevin McCauley; Bexleyheath super flyweight sensation Sammy Cantwell takes on Manchester's Stephen Jackson*; and red hot Irish prospect Brett McGinty, trained by Ricky Hatton, from County Donegal makes his long awaited professional debut against Jan Ardon.

*Stephen Jackson replaces Ricky Little who withdrew due to medial reasons (non-Covid) with the fight now a six-round contest, not for the Southern Area Super-Flyweight title.

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