Savannah Marshall loses Saturday opponent, Matchroom searching for substitute


It took a little bit longer than traditional, however Saturday’s festivities now have their first COVID casualty. WBO middleweight champion Savannah Marshall confirmed that opponent Femke Hermans has withdrawn from their title bout after the latter’s coach examined optimistic.

It’s possible you’ll recall that Marshall (9-0, 7 KO) bumped into this identical subject herself late final yr when coach Peter Fury’s optimistic take a look at bounced her from a deliberate conflict with Hannah Rankin. The pair managed to reschedule two weeks later, at which level Marshall battered her home rival into submission. Matchroom has numerous different exhibits deliberate for each April and Could, so fingers crossed for an additional fast turnaround.

Methods to Watch Benn vs Vargas

Date: Saturday, April 10 | Begin Time: 2:00 pm ET
Location: The SSE Enviornment, Wembley – London, England
TV: Sky Sports activities (UK) | Streaming: DAZN
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Belgium’s Hermans (11-3, 4 KO) final fought in December.

Alongside the primary occasion between Conor Benn and Samuel Vargas, Saturday’s card will see Shannon Courtenay face Ebanie Bridges for the vacant WBA bantamweight title and Kash Farooq tackle Nicaragua’s Alexander Espinoza.


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