BRITISH Middleweight champion Denzel Bentley will make the primary defence of his title in opposition to obligatory challenger Felix Money on Saturday April 24.
The unbeaten pair will headline what guarantees to be one other star-studded evening of boxing reside on BT Sport.
Queensberry Promotions received the purse bids for the battle between their man Bentley (14-0-1, 12 KOs) and Money (13-0, 9 KOs), whose Commonwealth crown can be on the road.
Battersea’s Bentley received the title in November when Mark Heffron was retired by his nook due to a grotesquely swollen left eye and Denzel insists Money is subsequent to see what harm his punches could cause.
“If we’re each at our greatest will probably be an excellent battle. There can be moments when the battle can be forwards and backwards, however I’m anticipating to win.” stated the champion.
“If I win comfortably I can be blissful. If I win a tough battle I can be blissful. I can be ready for the most effective model of Felix.
“I do know I’m stepping as much as a 50-50 battle and nearer to what I wish to obtain within the sport.
“Felix is an honest fighter, however that is one that can take me up one other stage so I’m prepared for it.”
Money, 27, turned skilled in June 2016 and have become Commonwealth champion greater than two years later when he stopped Nigerian Rasheed Abolaji inside a spherical.
He has stopped Jack Cullen and Jason Welborn in his two defences, however is prepared for the largest battle of his skilled profession.
“I would like my identify to go within the historical past books of holding the British title, it’s time to point out everybody within the division who’s the person,” stated the Wokingham boxer.
“There’s just one method to win in my eyes and I’m coming to take him out.”
Promoter Frank Warren added: “I can not anticipate Denzel in opposition to Felix, Denzel is likely one of the hottest properties in British boxing proper now. He has taken each alternative that lockdown boxing has afforded him – he’s received fights, received titles, headlined exhibits and actually thrived with all the additional publicity that’s come his manner. He’s positively a fighter we’re transferring on to the following stage.
“He by no means turns down a problem and is likely one of the best there’s to advertise. You give him a date and an opponent and he’s there.
“Felix is a strong take a look at for Denzel, however I consider at Queensberry we have now the best eye for expertise in British boxing and am totally backing our man to get a decisive victory.”