Circulars

15/07/2021

British Championship Circular 14th July 2021

HEAVYWEIGHT

JOE JOYCE (Holder)

CRUISERWEIGHT (Vacant)

CHRIS BILLAM-SMITH v TOMMY MCCARTHY

The above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 31st July 2021 at the Matchroom Offices. This contest is also for Chris Billam-Smith’s Commonwealth Cruiserweight Championship and Tommy McCarthy’s European Cruiserweight Championship.

MIKAEL LAWAL v STEVEN WARD

Following the withdrawal of Jack Massey, the Stewards decided to put out the above eliminator contest to Purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 11th August 2021, the contest to take place by the end of December 2021.

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

CRAIG RICHARDS (Holder) v HOSEA BURTON

The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to Purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 11th August 2021, the contest to take place by the end of December 2021.

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

LENNOX CLARKE (Holder) v ZAK CHELLI

The Stewards decided to approve a request from Promoter Frank Warren for the above Voluntary Defence contest, which will take place in October 2021 at a venue to be advised.

MIDDLEWEIGHT

FELIX CASH (Holder)

SUPER WELTERWEIGHT

TED CHEESEMAN (Holder) v TROY WILLIAMSON

Following the opening of Purse bids, the above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn will take place on a date and at a venue to be advised.

ANTHONY FOWLER v HAMZAH SHEERAZ

Following the withdrawal of Sam Eggington, the Stewards decided to put out the above final eliminator contest to Purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 11th August 2021, the contest to take place by the end of December 2021.

WELTERWEIGHT

CHRIS JENKINS (Holder) v EKOW ESSUMAN

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 24th July 2021 at the SSE Arena, Wembley.

SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

AKEEM ENNIS BROWN (Holder) v SAM MAXWELL

The above voluntary defence contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th August 2021 in Birmingham.

LIGHTWEIGHT

MAXI HUGHES (Holder)

SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT

ANTHONY CACACE (Holder) v LEON WOODSTOCK

The above voluntary defence contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th August 2021 in Birmingham.

FEATHERWEIGHT

LEIGH WOOD (Holder)

SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT

BRAD FOSTER (Holder) v JASON CUNNINGHAM

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th August 2021 in Birmingham. This contest is also for the European Championship.

BANTAMWEIGHT

LEE MCGREGOR (Holder)

SUPER FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)

QUAISE KHADEMI v IJAZ AHMED

Following the opening of Purse bids, the above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren will take place on a date and at a venue to be advised.

FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)

TOMMY FRANK v KYLE YOUSAF

The above contest to be promoted by Dennis Hobson, will take place on Friday, 27th August 2021 in Sheffield.

TERMS OF VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS/PURSE BIDS - BRITISH, ENGLISH & CELTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Rules of Regulations of the British Boxing Board of Control Ltd. apply.

A nominated challenger may withdraw from the process at any time prior to the opening of purse offers. A Champion may only withdraw by relinquishing the Championship. Once purse offers have been opened the Stewards will consider a binding agreement exists between the parties and the Board and withdrawal after this time may be the subject of consideration under Regulations 24 and 25.

The successful bidding Promoter shall notify the Board by 1700 hours on the fourteenth day following the opening of the purse bids of the date and venue of each contest. The Board will accept confirmation of voluntary agreement i.e. COPY SIGNED BOXER/PROMOTER AGREEMENT FORMS NO.35 between Boxers or their registered Manager and a Promoter/Matchmaker prior to the deadline.

For these Contests bids must be in individual sealed envelopes. Please note FAXED BIDS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. ALL BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE THE 12.00.NOON DEADLINE IN INDIVIDUAL SEALED ENVELOPES CLEARLY MARKED ON THE OUTSIDE “P.O. then the initials of the boxers concerned”.

The Promoter or Matchmaker making a bid for all contests must ensure that each purse offer is contained in a separate sealed envelope. In the case of unsuccessful Promoters/Managers/Matchmakers the Agreement will be marked as cancelled and returned to the bidder. Please be reminded that the Champion will receive 60% of the purse bid, the challenger 40%. In the case of a Vacant Championship, Eliminator or a Final Eliminator the winner will receive 60% and the loser 40% and in the case of a draw 50% each.

Purse bids will be opened in front of the bidding parties as soon as possible after the deadline and the amount of each bid will be notified to any parties in attendance.

ONLY BIDS IN THE WORDING OF THE AMENDED FORM 35(a) (as amended for the purpose of purse offers) PROPERLY COMPLETED IN THE APPROPRIATE PLACES BY THE PROMOTER WILL BE ACCEPTABLE. These are now available for downloading from the Board’s website (www.bbbofc.com) or a Promoter may obtain copies from the Board’s Head Office provided these are requested in good time beforehand.

All bidding Promoters, Matchmakers and Boxers or their registered Managers should read and understand these terms applicable in respect of purse offers for all British and English Championship contests until further notice.

All bids for British, Final Eliminators, Eliminators, English and Celtic Championship contests must be accompanied by a cheque as per Regulation 9.31 made payable to the British Boxing Board of Control Limited. These will be returned with any unsuccessful bid. In the event that the date and venue for each contest is not notified within the time prescribed above the deposit will be forfeited. [In such circumstances the contest will be awarded to the second highest bidder, in accordance with Regulation 9.31, or if there is no such bidder the contest will be put out purse offers again].

In the event of a Boxer withdrawing from a proposed Final Eliminator the remaining Boxer shall have NO right to a direct challenge for the relevant Championship.

Pursuant to Regulation 22.10 and in accordance with current practice it will be assumed that Eliminators, English and Celtic Championships will be of 10 x 3 minute rounds duration and permission will be granted accordingly. Only if all parties concerned so request will it be assumed that such contests will be of 12 x 3 minute rounds duration.

PLEASE NOTE:
• THE BOARD WILL NOT ACCEPT A DATE FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST FROM A PROMOTER WINNING A PURSE BID WHICH IS LESS THAN 21 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF OPENING OF THE PURSE BID.

• THERE SHOULD BE NO INDICATION OF BIDDER ON THE ENVELOPE.

• THE BOARD IS NOT BOUND AT ITS ABSOLUTE DISCRETION TO ACCEPT THE HIGHEST OR ANY BID.

• THE BOARD IS NOT BOUND TO ACCEPT BIDS FROM LICENCE HOLDERS WHO ARE IN DEBT TO THE BOARD, OR OTHERWISE IN BREACH OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD.

15/07/2021

British Championship Circular 14th July 2021

15/07/2021

British Championship Circular 14th July 2021

HEAVYWEIGHT

JOE JOYCE (Holder)

CRUISERWEIGHT (Vacant)

CHRIS BILLAM-SMITH v TOMMY MCCARTHY

The above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn, will take place on Saturday, 31st July 2021 at the Matchroom Offices. This contest is also for Chris Billam-Smith’s Commonwealth Cruiserweight Championship and Tommy McCarthy’s European Cruiserweight Championship.

MIKAEL LAWAL v STEVEN WARD

Following the withdrawal of Jack Massey, the Stewards decided to put out the above eliminator contest to Purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 11th August 2021, the contest to take place by the end of December 2021.

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

CRAIG RICHARDS (Holder) v HOSEA BURTON

The Stewards decided to put out the above contest to Purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 11th August 2021, the contest to take place by the end of December 2021.

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

LENNOX CLARKE (Holder) v ZAK CHELLI

The Stewards decided to approve a request from Promoter Frank Warren for the above Voluntary Defence contest, which will take place in October 2021 at a venue to be advised.

MIDDLEWEIGHT

FELIX CASH (Holder)

SUPER WELTERWEIGHT

TED CHEESEMAN (Holder) v TROY WILLIAMSON

Following the opening of Purse bids, the above contest to be promoted by Eddie Hearn will take place on a date and at a venue to be advised.

ANTHONY FOWLER v HAMZAH SHEERAZ

Following the withdrawal of Sam Eggington, the Stewards decided to put out the above final eliminator contest to Purse bids to be submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions to the Board’s Head Office by 12:00noon on Wednesday, 11th August 2021, the contest to take place by the end of December 2021.

WELTERWEIGHT

CHRIS JENKINS (Holder) v EKOW ESSUMAN

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 24th July 2021 at the SSE Arena, Wembley.

SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

AKEEM ENNIS BROWN (Holder) v SAM MAXWELL

The above voluntary defence contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th August 2021 in Birmingham.

LIGHTWEIGHT

MAXI HUGHES (Holder)

SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT

ANTHONY CACACE (Holder) v LEON WOODSTOCK

The above voluntary defence contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th August 2021 in Birmingham.

FEATHERWEIGHT

LEIGH WOOD (Holder)

SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT

BRAD FOSTER (Holder) v JASON CUNNINGHAM

The above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren, will take place on Saturday, 28th August 2021 in Birmingham. This contest is also for the European Championship.

BANTAMWEIGHT

LEE MCGREGOR (Holder)

SUPER FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)

QUAISE KHADEMI v IJAZ AHMED

Following the opening of Purse bids, the above contest to be promoted by Frank Warren will take place on a date and at a venue to be advised.

FLYWEIGHT (Vacant)

TOMMY FRANK v KYLE YOUSAF

The above contest to be promoted by Dennis Hobson, will take place on Friday, 27th August 2021 in Sheffield.

TERMS OF VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS/PURSE BIDS - BRITISH, ENGLISH & CELTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Rules of Regulations of the British Boxing Board of Control Ltd. apply.

A nominated challenger may withdraw from the process at any time prior to the opening of purse offers. A Champion may only withdraw by relinquishing the Championship. Once purse offers have been opened the Stewards will consider a binding agreement exists between the parties and the Board and withdrawal after this time may be the subject of consideration under Regulations 24 and 25.

The successful bidding Promoter shall notify the Board by 1700 hours on the fourteenth day following the opening of the purse bids of the date and venue of each contest. The Board will accept confirmation of voluntary agreement i.e. COPY SIGNED BOXER/PROMOTER AGREEMENT FORMS NO.35 between Boxers or their registered Manager and a Promoter/Matchmaker prior to the deadline.

For these Contests bids must be in individual sealed envelopes. Please note FAXED BIDS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. ALL BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE THE 12.00.NOON DEADLINE IN INDIVIDUAL SEALED ENVELOPES CLEARLY MARKED ON THE OUTSIDE “P.O. then the initials of the boxers concerned”.

The Promoter or Matchmaker making a bid for all contests must ensure that each purse offer is contained in a separate sealed envelope. In the case of unsuccessful Promoters/Managers/Matchmakers the Agreement will be marked as cancelled and returned to the bidder. Please be reminded that the Champion will receive 60% of the purse bid, the challenger 40%. In the case of a Vacant Championship, Eliminator or a Final Eliminator the winner will receive 60% and the loser 40% and in the case of a draw 50% each.

Purse bids will be opened in front of the bidding parties as soon as possible after the deadline and the amount of each bid will be notified to any parties in attendance.

ONLY BIDS IN THE WORDING OF THE AMENDED FORM 35(a) (as amended for the purpose of purse offers) PROPERLY COMPLETED IN THE APPROPRIATE PLACES BY THE PROMOTER WILL BE ACCEPTABLE. These are now available for downloading from the Board’s website (www.bbbofc.com) or a Promoter may obtain copies from the Board’s Head Office provided these are requested in good time beforehand.

All bidding Promoters, Matchmakers and Boxers or their registered Managers should read and understand these terms applicable in respect of purse offers for all British and English Championship contests until further notice.

All bids for British, Final Eliminators, Eliminators, English and Celtic Championship contests must be accompanied by a cheque as per Regulation 9.31 made payable to the British Boxing Board of Control Limited. These will be returned with any unsuccessful bid. In the event that the date and venue for each contest is not notified within the time prescribed above the deposit will be forfeited. [In such circumstances the contest will be awarded to the second highest bidder, in accordance with Regulation 9.31, or if there is no such bidder the contest will be put out purse offers again].

In the event of a Boxer withdrawing from a proposed Final Eliminator the remaining Boxer shall have NO right to a direct challenge for the relevant Championship.

Pursuant to Regulation 22.10 and in accordance with current practice it will be assumed that Eliminators, English and Celtic Championships will be of 10 x 3 minute rounds duration and permission will be granted accordingly. Only if all parties concerned so request will it be assumed that such contests will be of 12 x 3 minute rounds duration.

PLEASE NOTE:
• THE BOARD WILL NOT ACCEPT A DATE FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST FROM A PROMOTER WINNING A PURSE BID WHICH IS LESS THAN 21 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF OPENING OF THE PURSE BID.

• THERE SHOULD BE NO INDICATION OF BIDDER ON THE ENVELOPE.

• THE BOARD IS NOT BOUND AT ITS ABSOLUTE DISCRETION TO ACCEPT THE HIGHEST OR ANY BID.

• THE BOARD IS NOT BOUND TO ACCEPT BIDS FROM LICENCE HOLDERS WHO ARE IN DEBT TO THE BOARD, OR OTHERWISE IN BREACH OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD.

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