22
Oct
2019

Commonwealth news: Rocky Fielding, Josh Taylor vacate belts

RINGSIDE 18/01/2018

Mark Robinson

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

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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