Mitchell outpointed his Dominican rival over 10 rounds in a restrained performance in front of his home crowd and then turned up the heat post-fight, issuing a challenge to Burns for his WBO title.
Kevin Mitchell vs Felix Lora
Friday 10 February, 8pm, BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546)
Footage of Kevin Mitchell and Felix Lora’s weigh-in yesterday ahead of their lightweight 10-rounder tonight at the York Hall, live on BoxNation. Having expressed his desire to meet WBO champion Ricky Burns in a battle of Britain contest in the summer, Mitchell has promised to put on a show once the opening bell sounds.
East End favourite Kevin Mitchell is relishing his London return on February 10 at a sold-out York Hall when he takes on Barcelona based Dominican Republican Felix Lora, live on BoxNation.
With a potential showdown with Scottish rival and WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns in the pipeline, Mitchell will be looking to put on a sparkling performance.