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MGM trio feature on Bellew v Makabu undercard at Goodison

MGM 10/05/2016

MGM can now confirm that Kofi Yates, Gerard Carroll and JJ Metcalf will be fighting on bank holiday Sunday 29th May, in Liverpool.

They will be fighting on the Tony Bellew undercard in Goodison Park. Bellew will be fighting Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC

Bellew will be fighting Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserwight title as Kofi Yates defends his own title against Liverpool´s Tom Farrell. The fights will all be shown live on SkySports.

The fights will all be shown live on SkySports.

Yate´s last fight was in February when he beat Youssef Al Hamidi in Preston, he is looking forward to getting back in the ring and defending his title. “I´m very happy to be given this opportunity to defend my title on such a big stage.” He said “I´m 100% confident going into this fight. Even though Tom is undefeated, I think I am more experienced and ready to push on with my career. I think Tom is a great lad and there is no bad blood from me to him but I do think he

“I´m very happy to be given this opportunity to defend my title on such a big stage.” He said “I´m 100% confident going into this fight. Even though Tom is undefeated, I think I am more experienced and ready to push on with my career. I think Tom is a great lad and there is no bad blood from me to him but I do think he should have taken a different route.”

This will be Carroll´s second pro fight after his debut victory on the 2nd April in Liverpool also against Youssef Al Hamidi. And Metcalf is looking forward to getting back in the ring for his first fight this year.