Local prospects share Bolton bill on March 2, Nathan Farrell debuts

Bolton is renowned for boxing through the endeavours of famous son Amir Khan and is fast becoming a hotbed for new talent.

Making waves locally are two more lads with their eyes firmly on success.

‘Big’ Ben Thomas from Breightmet and ‘The Major’ Khaleel Majid from Heaton.

Both fighters had very successful amateur records, boxing over 80 times each for there respected clubs.

Now boxing as professionals, the pair go into their third professional contests on Saturday 2nd March.

The bouts take place at the University of Bolton stadium.


Recently, ‘Big’ Ben and ‘The Major’ went along with promoter Kieran Farrell BEM to Bolton’s home game versus Preston North End FC.

All received a warm welcome ahead of fight night next month.

Also on the bill is promoter Farrell’s brother Nathan, who makes his professional debut.

For tickets contact both lads via social media. Instagram @KhaleelMajid & @bigbenthomas.