14
Dec
2018

Commonwealth news: Rocky Fielding, Josh Taylor vacate, Curtis Woodhouse v John Wayne Hibbert

RINGSIDE 18/01/2018
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The latest Commonwealth Boxing Council bulletin has been released and reveals champions Rocky Fielding and Josh Taylor have both vacated their titles.

Fielding is eyeing up a European super-middleweight title shot leaving Vijender Singh to fight for the vacant strap, whilst Taylor is set to face multi-weight world champion Humberto Soto in the spring.

Here’s the full bulletin of future fights:

VACATED COMMONWEALTH TITLES

SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT

CHAMPION ROCKY FIELDING has vacated the title

SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT

CHAMPION JOSH TAYLOR has vacated the title

FORTHCOMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

(Voluntary) REECE BELLOTTI (Champion, England) v BEN JONES (England) 3rd February 2018, O2 Arena, London UK. (Eddie Hearn, Matchroom)

SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT

(Official Eliminator) PHILIP BOWES (England) v VUSUMZI TYATYEKA (South Africa) 10th February 2018, York Hall London UK. (Hellraiser Promotions – Mickey Helliet)

SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT

(Official Eliminator) CAM O CONNELL (Canada) v MATHIEU GERMAINE (Canada) 12th February 2018, Montreal, Canada.

WELTERWEIGHT

(Official Eliminator) CURTIS WOODHOUSE (England) v JOHN WAYNE HIBBERT (England) 24th February 2018, The Dome, Doncaster UK. (Stefy Bull)

LIGHTWEIGHT

(Official Eliminator) ROBBIE BARRET (England) v MATTY FAGAN (England) 24th February 2018, The Dome, Doncaster UK. (Stefy Bull) 

BANTAMWEIGHT

(Vacant) JASON MOLONEY (Australia) v IMMANUEL NAIDJALA (Namibia) 24th February 2018, Melbourne Australia. (Angelo Hyder)

HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

(Voluntary) LENROY THOMAS (Champion, Jamaica) v DAVE ALLEN (England) 3rd March 2018, Flydsa Arena, Sheffield UK. (Eddie Hearn, Matchroom)

 SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT

(Vacant) JASON EASTON (Scotland) v GLENN FOOT (England)  3rd March 2018, SSE Hydro, Glasgow UK. (Cyclone Promotion)

SUPER-WELTERWEIGHT

(Voluntary) ANTHONY BUTTIGIEG (Champion, Australia) v ADAM HARPER (England) 16th March 2018, The Melbourne Pavillion, Australia. (Brian Armatruda)

SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT

(Vacant) VIJENDER SINGH (India) v LEE MARKHAM (England) 31st March 2018, Copperbox Arena, London UK. (Queensbury Promotions)

FLYWEIGHT

(Mandatory) JAY HARRIS (Champion, Wales) v DEXTER MARQUES (Guyana) 31 st March 2018. Copperbox Arena, London UK. (Queensberry Promotions) 

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