London – Friday 5th November 2010
The demand for tickets for ‘Judgement Day’ Double title spectacular at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 4th December 2010 is so high that it is expected that the show will be sold out by mid-November.
A smiling Steve Goodwin, the promoter of ‘Judgement Day’, spoke briefly on the situation, “The demand for tickets for Judgement Day have just gone through the roof. This just goes to show that the demand for quality boxing events in London is still strong and the public enjoy a well promoted shows featuring exciting well matched fights.
Demand has been so high we decided to restrict the tickets available to the fighters on the show. We’re predicting the show will be sold out within the next week or two.“
Its no surprise tickets are going fast as this don’t miss event features no less than 14 top class fights and is headlined by the explosive Yassine El Maachi, who is set to defend his International Masters Light Middleweight title, against the seriously tough France based Haitian Jimmy Colas.
El Maachi, who won the vacant title back in April following a scintillating battle with France’s Bertrand Aloa, will have his work cut out as Colas, who is currently fourth in the European Light Middleweight rankings, has an impressive championship record that includes his being the French Light Middleweight Champion, which he defended twice, a two time EBU Light Middleweight Champion and he is the current WBC Latino Light Middleweight Champion.
El Maachi appears to relish the opportunity to take on such serious competition having recently stated, “Steve (Goodwin) has unveiled a gem and got the European number 4 over for me. I know this is costing him money and I really appreciate him backing me like this. No one has ever done this for me before and I will repay him by putting on a fantastic show and destroying Colas.
Colas has never met a fighter like me before and I will use angles and frustrate him and ultimately toy with him. Colas is a similar type of boxer to Matthew Hall and I would have knocked out Matthew Hall. Unfortunately Kocelny got there first.”
Co-headlining ‘Judgement Day’ will be Ryan ‘Mr Attitude’ Barrett who will be defending his newly won International Masters Lightweight title, against the heavy hitting Hungarian knockout artist Istvan Nagy.
Barrett will be looking to retain the form that see him utterly destroy, the normally classy, Mark ‘The Flash’ Alexander in less than 90 seconds to lift the belt on September 11th. On the night Barrett plain out boxing the hapless Alexander, who was sent to the canvas no less than three times, before the referee called a halt to proceedings.
There are no less than twelve top class support fights including the highly anticipated all girl Featherweight clash, rescheduled from September 11th, between Ultrachem TKO Boxing Gym’s Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston, and the highly experienced Welsh battler Lana Cooper.
Marston, the protégé of Heavyweight Champion of the World Smokin’ Joe Frazier and Cruiserweight King Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham, has been taking no chances in her preparations for the showdown with Cooper, as she has pulled in World class sparring with no less than two of Cooper’s former opponents, Big Brother star and Lightweight stalwart Angel ‘The Artist’ McKenzie and the UK’s number one Lightweight Laura Saperstein. This is in addition to 2012 London Olympic Gold favourite Lightweight Ruth Raper and undefeated Bantamweight Laura Norton.
Another of Johnny Eames’ rising stars on the show is the ever stylish crowd pleasing Featherweight ‘Saint’ George Jupp, against a yet to be named opponent.
Back in September, at the ‘It’s Personal’ event, ‘St George’ put on one of the best boxing displays of the season so far, when he plain outclassed the experienced Pavels Senkovs with his slick long jab and fast hands. When Senkovs tried to bully his way back into the fight Jupp showed that, even though he is a truly skilled boxer, he was quite happy to stand centre ring and slug it out when needed.
Fresh from his superb victory, over veteran Hastings Rasani, the highly popular Essex Cruiserweight Tony ‘The Conqueror’ Conquest will again be in action and looking to extend his unbeaten record against the tall and dangerous Welsh southpaw Hari Miles
Conquest’s gym mate, the highly entertaining Welterweight John Wayne Hibbert, will be making his welcome return to the York Hall. The Stetson wearing Hibbert is an all action fighter with a knockout reputation – four stoppage finishes in his six outings to date.
Welterweight Bobby Gladman makes his long awaited return to York Hall. The highly entertaining Gladman will be looking to extend his unblemished record to seven against Bulgarian bruiser Danny Dontchev.
Explosive all action fighters seem to be the standard at Steve Goodwin promoted shows, and Waltham Abbey’s Phil Gill, AKA ‘The Experience’, exemplified this back in September when he slugged it out with Damien Turner for four action drama packed rounds to increase his unbeaten record to six. On December 4th Gill will be up against the highly experienced Craig Dyer.
In the very same vein unbeaten Light Middleweight War Lord Michael ‘The Zambezi Hitman’ Norgrove will be back in action, against Matt Scriven, and looking to take his unbeaten record to four.
Bethnal Green’s own Jamie Arlain gets his second outing. Big things are expected of the local young Light Welterweight. Back in September Arlain impressed on his pro debut out pointing the highly experienced tough guy Danny Dontchev.
Islington’s John ‘The Gorilla’ Ryder will surely be looking to emulate his stunning debut victory. So far Ryder has had just 90 seconds of ring action. That’s right it took him just half a round to beat the hapless Ben Deghani into submission. Deghani is no sapp either, back in June, at the King’s Hall Belfast, he broke the jaw of rising star Kris Carslaw during their clear ‘Fight of the Night’ encounter.
Another single fight veteran with an early knockout record is Ely, Cambs Light Welterweight Tyler Goodjohn. His first victim, Dale Hutchinson, staying the course 264 seconds longer than Denghani did with Ryder.
Rounding out the show are two debutants. Super Featherweight Richard Hines against Scott Moses, and from the Ultrachem TKO Gym stable Super Middleweight Brett O’Callaghan, against a yet to be named opponent.
The remaining tickets available for Judgement Day at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 4th December 2010 priced £35 (Unreserved) or £60 (Ringside).
For tickets call: 07960 850645, book on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com or in person at The Ultrachem TKO Gym, Gillian House, Stephenson Street, Canning Town, London E16 4SA.
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