Pitters vs Sugden: All boxers free of COVID-19, good to go for Channel 5

Ringside 21/08/2020

Hennessy Sports

Hennessy Sports are delighted to announce that all boxers, trainers and staff participating in the event tomorrow (Saturday 22 August) have tested negative for COVID-19.

The main event features Shakan Pitters versus Chad Sugden for the Vacant British Light-Heavyweight Championship, exclusively live on free-to-air Channel 5 from 10pm tomorrow.

All boxers officially weighed in today at the Holiday Inn, Redditch:


12 X 3 Minute Rounds at 12st 7lbs (175lbs)
Shakan Pitters 12st 6½lb vs. Chad Sugden 12st 6lb 5oz
8 x 3 Minute Rounds Cruiserweight Contest
Isaac Chamberlain 14st 8lb vs. Anthony Woolery 14st 5lb 3oz
6 x 3 Minute Rounds Middleweight Contest
Michael Hennessy Jr 11st 5lbs 3oz vs. Tom Brennan 11st 5lbs 1oz
4 x 3 Minute Rounds Super Welterweight Contest
Idris Virgo 11st 12lb 10oz vs. Josh Hodgins 11st 10½lb
4 x 3 Minute Rounds Welterweight Contest
Conah Walker 10st 13¾lb vs. Nathan Bendon 11st 1lb 3oz

Shakan Pitters v Chad Sugden is exclusively live on free-to-air Channel 5 this Saturday at 10pm

In association with Ladbrokes and Infinitum, Hennessy Sports will present the exciting five-fight card headlined with the highly-anticipated Shakan Pitters v Chad Sugden British Light-Heavyweight title clash, plus the comeback of Brixton cruiserweight title contender Isaac Chamberlain in an eight-round contest against Wolverhampton’s Antony Woolery; Birmingham super-welterweight and Love Island star Idris Virgo faces Birmingham’s Josh Hodgins over four rounds; Wolverhampton’s Conah Walker faces Nathan Bendon in a six round welterweight contest, and fast-rising Sevenoaks middleweight prospect Michael Hennessy Jr takes on Burford’s Tom Brennan over six rounds.