It’s been a pivotal week for Carl Froch, having announced his move to promotion outfit of the moment Matchroom Sport, the two-time WBC super-middleweight champion has now just confirmed that he will be fighting live on Sky Sports again.
Both moves are richly deserved by Froch who has easily been involved in the most exciting and dangerous fights of any Brit fighter out there over the last couple of years. And the Nottingham man dropped by the Ringside studios to talk about the exciting times ahead.
Travis Dickinson made Prizefighter a family affair on Saturday, claiming the Light Heavyweights II title in a dramatic night at London’s Olympia to join brother Jon-Lewis as a Prizefighter champion.
Dickinson faced reserve fighter Sam Couzens in the final after pre-tournament favourite Tony Dodson was forced to pull out of the tournament with severe cuts above his right eye having come through tough fights against Michael Banbula and Menay Edwards to reach the final.
Tonight’s Prizefighter Light Heavyweights II from Olympia, London promises to be a volatile affair after tensions ran high at yesterday’s weigh-in.
The fighters gathered in the venue for the weigh-in on Friday afternoon, and as the Sky Sports cameras rolled, it was clear that the contenders could hardly wait to fight for the trophy and £32,000.
Unbeaten prospects Travis Dickinson and Llewellyn Davies will put their records on the line when they meet in the second quarter-final of Prizefighter Light Heavyweights II at Olympia on Saturday January 29.
Coventry’s Davies, who has five wins from as many bouts so far in his professional career, believes the winner of his fight with Dickinson will win the 16th Prizefighter competition and take home the £32,000 first prize.
Commonwealth champion Tony Bellew will be ringside at Prizefighter Light-Heavyweights II on January 29 at Olympia in London, and said he was open to a fight with the winner.
Bellew has a date with a previous Prizefighter champion on February 19 first as he takes on Cruiserweights winner Ovill McKenzie in a rematch of their fantastic fight in December.
The Liverpudlian came out on top against McKenzie on home turf, recovering from being floored in both the first and second rounds before stopping the Derby man in the eighth.