• Dexter Hastings

TOP Boxing 2 Title Shows in April

Updated: Mar 11



Birmingham's Tommy Owens Promotions will be putting on two shows in April with Midlands titles on the line. The first show is called ‘War’ and will be held at the H-Suite Edgbaston on the 2nd April and the main event will be for the Midlands area super lightweight title. This highly anticipated fight will be between defending champ ‘The ‘0-Taker’ Ben Fields and the unbeaten Tom ‘The Silk’ Silcox and will be fought over ten, three-minute rounds.

Fields (32) from Birmingham won the Midlands Super Welterweight title in September of 2020 beating the much-fancied Alex Fearon on points. Fields record stands at 10 wins and 2 draws in 23 contests and has also fought for the Welterweight Area Title and in an English eliminator. Silcox (30) from Tamworth is unbeaten in nine contests with his last three fights being over 6 rounds and this will be the first time he has fought away from the Holte Suite Villa Park in his career. This is set to be a fantastic 50/50 Contest and has a great undercard supporting it.


On the undercard of this exciting main event, you have three of DnA gyms' hot prospects showing their skills. In the Featherweight division, you have Nyall Berry who will be having his second fight after winning his first. In the lightweight division, you have the talented Jagdeep Purewal who has fought twice winning both of them. Also on the undercard, you have one of the Bbcolumn’s Boxers to Watch Elliot Sowe who is unbeaten in 3 and fights at Welterweight, this is set to be an exciting show with a great undercard.


On April 23rd Tommy Owen Promotions returns to the Holte Suite Villa Park with ‘Collision Course 2’ with the main event will be a Lightweight Midlands area contest between Ishmael Ellis and Louis Fielding. Ellis is no stranger to the Lightweight Midlands area title as he looks to make it third time lucky after losing on points to Jake O’Keeffe and Kane Baker for this title. Ellis (30) from Birmingham went on the road after the O’Keeffe defeat and was stopped in his next two contests against high-level prospects. Ellis then returned to the home corner and has now won his last two fights with his record standing at 13 wins out of 17 fights.

Louis Fielding (31) from Tamworth has also seen defeat in Midlands area title fights being stopped by James Beech jr and Paul Holt for the Super Featherweight title. Since the Beech jr contest in November 2019 Fielding has had two fights and won both of them, his record stands at 10 wins out of 16 fights.

On a stacked undercard for this show you have in the home corner from Hennessy Promotions Michael Hennessy jr, Middleweight Hennessy jr has a record of 8 wins and one draw out of 10 fights and this will be his first fight on s Tommy Owens show. Also on the undercard, you have unbeaten Oli Cassidy (4-0), Mike Tyler (3-0), Lewis Coley (4-0) Ashlee Eales (3-0), and Musa Mayo (3-0). Also on the undercard you have debut for DnAs latest prospect Samual Pikire.


These are two very exciting shows coming your way from Tommy Owens Promotions in April. For tickets contact Tommy Owens Promotions or any of the boxers via’s social media.


Dexter’s Thought’s

April is looking great for boxing in Birmingham with Tommy Owens Promotions announcing these two great shows. I have been looking forward to the Fields against Silcox fight since it was first talked about in November of 2021. Fields is the current super lightweight champ and he is much better than his record says. He is known as the ‘0-Taker’ after beating several unbeaten fighters and will be looking to add Silcox’s ‘0’ to his collection. Silcox has an unbeaten record but has yet to fight anyone of great note so this will be the acid test to the former ‘bbcolumn boxer the watch’. He impressed in his last fight but this will be his first fight at super lightweight. You have to favor the champ Fields but I truly believe this is a 50/50 fight.

This could well be the last chance saloon for Ellis or Fielding if they lose this lightweight title fight as both of them have had two shots at it already. Both fighters will be determined to win this fight and again you could say this is a good 50/50 contest. I have to give the edge to Ellis as the fight is at his natural weight and has lost both title fights on point. But I am definitely not discounting Fielding as I’m sure he will be determined to claim this title. I look forward to attending both shows.