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  • Writer's pictureDexter Hastings

More Shows Postponed in April

The Corona Virus has struck again with four more Professional shows being postponed in April. Black Country boxing Promotions have added the show ‘Crunch Time at Lunch Time’ which was meant held in Worcester on the12th April and ‘Keeping up with the Jones' which was to be held in Dudley on the 18th of the month have both been postponed until a later date. BcB have now announced that the ‘Two Horse Race' show in which was to be held at Wolverhampton racecourse has now been postponed. This had a cracking main event with Conah Walker taking on Nathan Bendon for the Welterweight Midlands area title. Kane Bakers challenge for the English title which was set to be held in Birmingham on the 10th April has also been postponed to a later date.

Black Country boxing Promotions put this on there social media the wrote, It is with regret BCB Promotions announce that four of our upcoming shows have been postponed.

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented decisions made both globally and domestically that have affected all areas of our life and impacted professional sport. The shows will be rescheduled as soon as events allow. Tickets are refundable from the point of purchase. A decision on our shows on 10th and 24th April will be made in due course with the consultation of the BBBoC and with government advice. Presently, the British Boxing Board of Control have issued a two-week blanket closure of all non televised events. The BBBoC will reassess in April and we will look at those other scheduled April shows in due course. Please understand this is an ever-changing landscape.

The Corona Virus has also hit the unlicensed boxing scene with 2 local shows being postponed until further notice. Fightdens ‘Ring Wars 10’ was meant to be at the end of March and now has been rescheduled until hopefully May. Also being postponed was GGG Promotions ‘The Garrison' which was also to be held at the end of March and has been postponed until further notice.

Dexter’s Thoughts

This is more bad news for local boxing promoters and the fans. The sooner they get this virus under control the better, hopefully all these shows can be rescheduled so the fighters can do what they have trained hard for. The Birmingham Boxing Column look forward to getting back to normal and writing about these great shows.


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