Ahmet Patterson ill, bout versus Glenn Foot postponed
Ahmet Patterson has had to withdraw from his English Welterweight title defence against Glenn Foot before today’s weigh-in after contracting a viral infection.
The East Dulwich star has been unable to train for the last week and following medical advice has pulled out of the fight.
Patterson v Foot will be rescheduled and a new date and venue will be announced.
The rest of the card remains the same, Tyson Fury’s WBO International Heavyweight title defence against Christian Hammer, and Chris Eubank Jnr’s. challenge for the Interim WBA World Middleweight Championship against champion Dmitry Chudinov headlines an action packed show featuring the best of British talent, including: Cromer ace Liam Walsh defending his British and Commonwealth Super-Featherweight titles against Joe Murray; Bradley Skeete returning to action and challenging for the Vacant WBO European Welterweight title against Anzor Gamgbeli; big-hitting Enfield star Frank Buglioni making the first defence, in his second reign, of the WBO European Super-Middleweight title against Ivan Jukic; Erith talent Lewis Pettitt; undefeated Manchester light-heavyweight talent Dempsey Fury; plus the pro debut of Essex super-featherweight prospect Boy Jones Jnr.
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