Armchair boxing fans are in for a big treat this weekend as both the British Cruiserweight title fight, between Leon ‘Solid’ Williams and Rob Norton, and the WBO World Cruiserweight title bout, between Marco Huck and Rogelio Omar Rossi are to be broadcast live on Sports Tonight (Freeview HD – Channel 112).
On Friday the evening of domestic pugilistic action starts at 7pm, when presenter Dominic McGuiness will be joined in the studio by former WBU Light Middleweight World Champion Wayne Alexander and Fighting Fit Magazine’s Danny Flexen, as well as joined on the phone by WBA International Super Bantamweight Champion Rendall Munroe, former WBU Lightweight World Champion Graham Earl and Leon Williams’ TRAD TKO Gym mate and regular sparring partner Mitchell Balker for the Big Fight Preview show.
Immediately following the preview show the real action begins with ‘Irish Lightning’ Dean Byrne facing Michael Frontin in an eight round Light-Welterweight contest.
The first of the evenings title fights, featuring Ryan Walsh versus Liam Richards for the vacant English Super Bantamweight title, is next on the bill.
Then it’s the one of the biggest domestic battle of the year, as Streatham’s Leon ‘Solid’ Williams challenges long time British Cruiserweight King Rob Norton for his throne.
Now if that isn’t enough on Saturday presenter Rhodri Williams will be joined in the studio, from 7pm, by WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Champion Frankie Gavin and live from the USA the only man to beat Marco Huck, two time IBF Cruiserweight Champion of the World Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham.
Also joining this illustrious lineup, on the phone, will be Leon ‘Solid’ Williams and his manager/co trainer Johnny Eames to take a look back at Friday’s defining domestic title battle as well as give their views on Huck-Rossi, which will be shown live from Germany from 8pm.
If you would like to give your views on either Williams-Norton or Huck Rossi e.mail firstname.lastname@example.org or via Skype: Sports Tonight Live.
The Sports Tonight Preview show starts at 7pm on both Friday and Saturday and is available on Freeview Channel 112 as well as on-line at www.sportstonightlive.com
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