WITH SPORT ON the whole creeping sluggishly out of enforced hibernation and attempting to establish a foothold in the world of the so-called new normal, how about lighting the touch paper and really bringing British boxing back with a bang?
4 x 3 mins Super-Featherweight contest DYLAN EVANS WPTS4 (40-37) v ALEKSANDRS BIRKENBERGS Anthony Crolla protege Dylan Evans secured a comfortable 40-37 points win over Latvia’s Aleksandrs Birkenbergs to move to 3-0 in the opening bout of the evening at the Exhibition
Had the boxing finished after Joe Laws’ bout on Saturday night, the Toon would’ve been sent home happy. As it were, the main and co-main events somewhat soured the atmosphere for the locals. Read all about them here. The aforementioned
Paul Butler has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing and will face bitter rival Stuart Hall in an eliminator for the WBA World Bantamweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on September 30, live on Sky Sports. Butler