Where to watch British boxing this weekend May 3 & 4

Where to watch British boxing this weekend - televised shows on May 3 & 4

Published On Tuesday, April 30, 2019By Tim Rickson

BBN list details for all the British boxers on show this weekend

Want to know where to watch this weekend’s British boxing action? Check out a list of televised shows involving British boxers hitting your screens on the 18th weekend of the year:


Friday 3rd May – iFL TV

Tyrone McCullagh vs Alvaro Rodriguez
WBO European super-bantamweight title

The unbeaten ‘White Chocolate’ (12-0, KO6) takes on the Spaniard (9-2-1-KO1) on the #MTKFightNight at the Newcastle Eagles Community Arena – live on iFL TV – and is eager to take the next step towards a world title shot.

Undercard highlights: Troy Williamson vs Ionut Trandafir Ilie

UPDATE: Tyrone McCullagh cruised to a unanimous decision win over Alvaro Rodriguez with scores of 98-92 twice and 96-94 in the firstefence of his WBO European strap.


Saturday 4th May – VIP TV

Marc Leach vs Brett Fidoe
English bantamweight title

The ‘Livewire’ Leach from Salford (12-1, KO3) challenges ‘The Threat’ Fidoe (13-49-5, KO6) for the English championship, live on the VIP Boxing TV website

Undercard highlights: Liam Taylor vs Edvinas Puplauskas

UPDATE: Wide points victory for Marc Leach with scores of 100-90, 100-91, 99-91. Liam Taylor won 60-53 on points and had his opponent Edvinas Puplauskas hurt in the third round.


Sunday 5th May – Sky Sports

John Ryder vs Bilal Akkawy
interim WBA world super-middleweight title

'The Gorilla' (27-4, KO15) faces new opponent Akkawy (21-0-1, KO16) from Australia after Canadian David Lemieux pulled out with a hand injury, live on Sky Sports.

Main Event: Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs

UPDATE: John Ryder had Bilal Akkawy down twice before referee Jay Nady called a halt to the contest in round three. Canelo defeated Jacobs by unanimous decision in the headliner.