Catterall v Foot, Walsh v Lowe II ordered / Jazza British title shot / Skeete’s Spanish Euro chance

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Jack Catterall has been ordered to defends his British super-lightweight title against Glen Foot, in the latest round of British Boxing Board of Control circulars.

Catterall is eyeing up a world title chance in the not-too-distant future but may well see Foot as a decent fight in the interim.

Ex- Prizefighter champion Foot, 30, recently defeated Jason Easton in what was considered a shock victory in Glasgow and previously missed out on the welterweight version when losing to Sam Egginton in 2015.

Meanwhile at featherweight, a rematch between Ryan Walsh and Isaac Lowe has been put out to purse bids by the Board. The pair traded blows on the George Groves v Chris Eubank Jr. undercard in a contest which ended in a draw.

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Isaac told WBN last week in an interview he had hoped they could get it on again.

“It’s a learning lesson and there’s no doubt in my mind; next time there’s gonna be one clear winner,” Lowe exclusively told World Boxing News.

“I want the rematch, I think Ryan wants the rematch because it makes sense, obviously we didn’t like each other before the fight.

“I wouldn’t say we’re best buddies, but after that night I have got a lot of respect for Ryan, I know he’s a tough opponent and I know he’s good.”

“I’m sure he wants to show everybody he can beat me and I want to show everybody what I am,” he added.

Both bouts have been set a deadline of April 11 for offers from promoters.

At super-bantamweight, Jazza Dickens will challenge Thomas Patrick Ward for his Lonsdale Belt after Frank Warren reached an agreement to stage the encounter.

The venue and date will be confirmed soon.

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Finally, British welterweight title holder Bradley Skeete will be travelling to Spain on April 28 to fight Kerman Lejarraga for the vacant European strap.

Skeete v Lejarraga will be promoted by MGZ and take place in Bilbao.