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CBC: Blackledge vacates title; Yafai to face Quartey in December

CBC 18/08/2016

CBC Chairman, Philip Brook Smith QC, opened bids at 12 00 midday in his Fountain Court Chambers.

Purse bids as follows:

SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHT

LUKE BLACKLEDGE (Champion, England) v ZAC DUNN (Australia) Advice was received the previous evening that Luke Blackledge has relinquished the Commonwealth Title.

Zac Dunn will now be given an opportunity to make a match against another approved challenger for the vacant Title.

SUPERWELTERWEIGHT

LIAM WILLIAMS (Champion, Wales) v ROCKY JERCIK (Australia) The bidding was won by STEEL CITY BOXING for the contest to take place at the Newcastle West Arena, Newcastle, NSW on 2nd December 2016.

SUPERFEATHERWEIGHT

LIAM WALSH (Champion, England) v ANDY TOWNEND (England) The bidding was won by STEFY BULL for the contest to take place at the Dome, Doncaster on 26th November 2016 (subject to review of Townend contest on 10th Sept).

SUPERBANTAMWEIGHT

GAMAL YAFAI (Champion, England) v EMMANUEL QUARTEY (Ghana) The bidding was won by EDDIE HEARN for the contest to take place at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham on 3rd December 2016.

BANTAMWEIGHT (Vacant Title)

DUKE MICAH (Ghana) v ANDREW MOLONEY (Australia) The bidding was won by STEVE GOODWIN for the contest to take place at the York Hall, Bethnal Green on 12th November 2016.

The winning promoters will shortly be given a deadline by which contracts should be sent to both boxers or their authorized representatives for signature.