BRAD FOSTER will face Jason Cunningham for the British, Commonwealth and European Tremendous-Bantamweight championships at Utilita Area, Birmingham on Saturday October 9.
Their eagerly awaited battle heads a top quality night of motion that features one other British and Commonwealth showdown, plus the return of World ranked Callum Johnson.
British and Commonwealth champion Foster’s promoters Queensberry received the purse bids after they have been ordered for his showdown in opposition to European title holder Cunningham (29-6, 6KOs).
The struggle had been scheduled to happen final month, however Foster suffered an harm forcing a brief postponement.
Foster (14-0-2, 5 KOs) lives near the venue and Frank Warren is backing his dwelling help to roar him on.
The Corridor of Fame promoter stated: “It is without doubt one of the most evenly matched fights wherever this 12 months, however we wish to give Brad each benefit so now we have gone to an enviornment near his dwelling.
“The invoice is well-matched and though everybody has waited a bit of longer than we anticipated for Foster v Cunningham it is going to be well worth the wait.
“I anticipated Brad to be dealing with Gamal Yafai, however Jason was distinctive when he beat him. Brad has been in incredible type since he signed with Queensberry and it’s exhausting to consider he’s solely 23.”
Doncaster southpaw Cunningham brought about an enormous upset when he snatched the European crown from Yafai in Could, successful on factors.
Foster final fought in March when he scored a shut out factors win in opposition to Alvaro Rodriguez to assert the vacant IBF Worldwide belt.
Former World Mild-Heavyweight title challenger, Johnson (19-1, 14 KOs) is prone to make a defence of his WBO International belt.
Johnson misplaced a 4 spherical battle in a IBF title problem in opposition to Artur Beterbiev in October 2018, however is very ranked by the IBF and WBO. Warren is assured of touchdown the Boston man one other marquee contest.
In a Midlands derby Nottingham’s Ekow Essuman (15-0, 6 KOs) will make the primary defence of his British and Commonwealth Welterweight crowns when he faces Kingswinford’s Danny Ball (10-0-1, 4 KOs).
Essuman impressed when he ended Chris Jenkins 28 month reign in July stopping the Welsh star in eight rounds.
Ball final boxed in March when he outpointed fellow unbeaten boxer Sam Gilley over ten rounds in a WBC Worldwide Silver title defence.
Liam Davies (10-0, 5 KOs) will return on the cardboard after a current victory in the identical enviornment in August. Davies had been attributable to face Andrew Cain on the present, however sickness signifies that bout will doubtless be postponed.
Additionally featured on the cardboard will probably be Nick Ball, George Davey, Owen Cooper, Amaar Akbar, Tommy Collins and Macauley Owen.