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The World Boxing Organisation European Bantam Title is up for grabs and former Midlands and English Bantamweight Champion Kyle Williams will be seeking to make it his when he headlines BCB Promotions’ show at the Hangar Events Centre in Wolverhampton on Friday, 18th October.
Williams is one Wolverhampton’s own and hails from Whitmore Reans. He’s well known to local fight fans, from his exploits in both boxing and kick-boxing.
The 27-year-old was a world title holder in kickboxing, winning the ICO crown at featherweight, before switching over three years ago.
His transition to boxing has yielded Midlands and English honours, Williams vacated both belts after landing an opportunity against British champion, Kash Farooq, in April. Sadly, Williams suffered a first career loss on that night in Glasgow.
Williams returned to winning ways with a routine victory over Jose Aguilar in July and is now ready for a shot at a fringe world honours.
“I’ve been trying to push for something big and to have that in my hometown again is great,” he told bcb-promotions.com. “I won the English title in Wolverhampton, so it’s a good omen for me.
“I’ve progressed quickly and I’m staying motivated, because I believe in myself and what I want to achieve.
“I’ve had my comeback and it was a comfortable win. I’ve been in camp ever since so I will be ready for this shot when it comes around.”
A stacked under-card is expected to produce another eight contests, with all but one in the home corner Wolverhampton based.
Tickets, priced at £35 standard or £65 VIP ringside with a buffet and waitress service, are on sale now. It will be £40 for entry on the door. For more information, contact the boxers or visit myfighttickets.com/