THE WBO INTERIM tremendous middleweight world championship will likely be on the road when Zach Parker takes on John Ryder at The 02 on Saturday November 26 in what ought to be an exciting home collision, dwell on BT Sport.
Parker, the tremendous middleweight destroyer from Derby, was initially set to combat Demetrius Andrade for the Interim title earlier than the American withdrew from the operating and subsequent in line is North Londoner Ryder, who Parker has beforehand expressed a eager willingness to combat in what’s a significant all-British conflict.
Parker (22-0, 16 KOs) has blasted out all earlier than him since teaming up with Frank Warren and Queensberry, scoring brutal knockouts victories over Vaughn Alexander, Sherzod Khusanov and Marcus Morrison – three males who had not beforehand been stopped.
Now the 28-year-old goes up in opposition to the Islington ‘Gorilla’ in Ryder (31-5, 17), who has been in a formidable run of type at tremendous middleweight, beating Daniel Jacobs final trip in February and who many observers felt edged Callum Smith in a world title problem in November 2019.
A bumper card on the Greenwich venue may even see the unbeaten middleweight star Hamzah Sheeraz (16-0, 12) defend his WBC Silver title for a primary time, having seized the belt in his second combat at 160lbs in opposition to Francisco Emanuel Torres in July.
Pierce O’Leary (10-0, 6), the tremendous light-weight banger from Dublin, can have his second combat beneath the Queensberry banner and can problem for the vacant WBC Worldwide championship.
The present additionally options two fascinating title fights involving two elite Queensberry prospects taking a big step up.
Dennis ‘The Menace’ McCann (13-0, 7) from Maidstone will combat for the vacant Commonwealth tremendous bantamweight title in opposition to Glasgow man Joe Ham (17-3, 6). Southpaw McCann, 21, has received the WBO Youth tremendous bantamweight title and the WBC Worldwide Silver featherweight title in his final two fights.
Sam Noakes (9-0, 9), who’s getting back from a hand damage, will defend his WBC Worldwide light-weight title for a second time in opposition to the unbeaten Scot Calvin McCord (11-0, 2) as he bids to make it an ideal 10, with 10 fights and 10 KOs.
“We’ve got acquired a cracking present lined up for The 02, headlined by what ought to be an absolute stormer between our man Zach Parker and the extremely revered John Ryder for the WBO Interim world title at tremendous middleweight,” stated promoter Frank Warren.
“We have been anticipating Zach to return up in opposition to Demetrius Andrade, however with Andrade having pulled out for the second time, now it offers us a much bigger home conflict in opposition to the no.2 contender, Ryder. The winner would be the obligatory for when Canelo Alvarez is pressured again into motion at tremendous middleweight, or elects to vacate his belts.
“Future world champions – in my guide – Hamzah Sheeraz and Pierce O’Leary, will likely be in large fights and our prime younger prospects Dennis McCann and Sam Noakes are once more in title motion in opposition to extremely aggressive opponents who will give them their hardest checks so far.”
Bexley welterweight Micky Burke jr (7-0, 3) and London tremendous light-weight Sonny Liston Ali (4-0) will likely be in six spherical fights, with Brick Lane welterweight Khalid Ali (4-0, 2) preventing over 4 rounds.
Tickets for Zach Parker vs John Ryder for the WBO Interim Tremendous-Middleweight Championship at The O2 on Saturday, 26 November go on basic sale at midday on Wednesday, 26 October from axs.com.
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