Two of the uk ’s promising young prospects will be showcased are now living in the United States on Saturday afternoon.
At the primary event from Morningside Arena at Leicester, England, Sam Bowen will create the first defense of his English super featherweight title against Jordan McCorry. And, at the co-feature, heavy weight hopeful Nathan Gorman will fight former world title challenger Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson at a 12-rounder.
Bowen-McCrory along with Gorman-Johnson can headline a live and exclusive stream beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT on ESPN+, the newest multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment in conjunction with ESPN.
Bowen (14-0, 10 KOs) is coming off a banner 2018 by which he knocked out Maxi Hughes in eight rounds to get the vacant British super featherweight name and pumped out Horacio Alfredo Cabral in four weeks to grab the WBO Intercontinental belt. His first British name defense stems against McCorry (17-4-1, 4 KOs), who’s seeking to rebound from a competitive decision loss to Patrick Kinigamazi.
Gorman (15-0, 11 KOs) is one of Britain’s top heavyweights, a 22-year-old boxer-puncher who’s making his 2019 debut after a prosperous 4-0 campaign in 2018. In his last bout, Dec. 22 at Manchester, England, he mastered former world title challenger Razvan Cojanu over 12 rounds to evaluate a near-shutout choice. Johnson (34-12-1, 18 KOs) is just a 16-year-pro that has battled many with this creation ’s leading heavyweights, including Vitali Klitschko, Kubrat Pulev, Anthony Joshua along with Tyson Fury. He has only been knocked out doubly a pro.
In other action:
At a 10-round conflict featuring a couple of unbeaten super welterweights, CJ Challenger (9-0, two KOs) will fight Kyle Haywood (8-0, 1 KO).
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