On Saturday, April 16, Amir “King” Khan will defend his WBA Super Lightweight World Title against European champ Paul McCloskey. The two will fight at the M.E.N Arena in the U.K. The fight will air like on Sky Box Office in the U.K. and HBO in the America.
In the undercard, Hatton Promotions in association with Khan Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions will also feature some of British boxing’s hottest prospects including world title contender and European Middleweight Champion Matthew Macklin vs German Khoren Gevor, British Welterweight Champion Craig Watson who will defend his belt against Lee “Lights Out” Purdy and rising star Scott Quigg lined up to face tough Andrei Isaeu.
“I am proud to showcase some of the most exiting and talented young champions from the Hatton Promotions stable on what I believe is one of the best undercards that has been staged in the history of the M.E.N. Arena,” said Hatton Promotions president Ricky Hatton. “The chief support for this card sees Matthew Macklin take on Khoren Gevor, with the winner looking for a world title shot.