A hand injury has forced Cori Gibbs out of his Midlands Area Super Lightweight Title fight against Champion, Connor Parker, this weekend.
Gibbs was sent to challenge Parker at Walsall Town Hall. The show will continue to take place as former British Champion, Tommy Langford, steps up to top of the bill
Reigning Midlands middleweight ruler and English title challenger Tyler Denny, from Rowley Regis, is becomes Chief Support to Langford.
Wolverhampton’s Conah Walker, a protege of the legendary Ricky Hatton, lightweight prospect Connor Lee Jones, of Brierley Hill, appears for the third time as a pro and Black Country girl Kirstie Bavington, from Wolverhampton, completes the card with one success and a draw from her two paid affairs.
Tommy Ghent is out with a back injury and Troi Coleman has been moved to BCB’s Stoke show at Kings Hall in April.
“It’s really unfortunate that Cori is injured,” explained BCB’s Head of Boxing, Errol Johnson. “We’d still like to make the fight if Cori can get himself fit anytime soon. Connor is itching to get back in the ring and defend his title before moving on to bigger and better things.”
Tickets, priced at £35 standard or £65 VIP ringside with a buffet and waitress service, are on sale now from the Town Hall Box Office on 0845 111 2900. It’s £40 for entry on the door.