Nick Ball and Isaac Dogboe battle it out at AO Enviornment in Manchester, England on Saturday, November 18. The competition pits undefeated British contender towards former world champion of Ghana. The pair squares off within the scheduled for 12 rounds eliminator for WBC featherweight title. The occasion airs stay on TNT Sports activities within the UK and ESPN+ within the US.
Undefeated Ball (18-0, 11 KOs) was in motion in Might in Belfast, the place he stopped Ludumo Lamati within the twelfth spherical. The 26-year-old contender of Liverpool makes his second ring look for 2023 and appears to earn his first world title shot.
Tampa, Florida-based Dogboe (24-3, 15 KOs) final fought in April in Tulsa, the place he dropped a unanimous resolution towards Robeisy Ramirez in his bid to land the vacant WBO featherweight title. The 29-year-old former WBO tremendous bantamweight champion of Accra, Ghana additionally goes by the ropes for the second time this 12 months and eyes to safe his subsequent world title shot.
Within the co-feature, former world title challenger Denzel Bentley defends his British middleweight title towards Nathan Heaney. The bout is scheduled for 12 rounds.
Bentley (18-2-1, 15 KOs) is coming off the win by knockout within the first spherical towards Kieran Smith in April in London. With the victory, the 28-year-old Londoner rebounded from the defeat by unanimous resolution towards Janibek Alimkhanuly within the WBO middleweight title struggle final November in Las Vegas.
Heaney (17-0, 6 KOs) received his earlier bout in March in Telford by unanimous resolution towards Jack Flatley. Thr 34-year-old native of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire seems to change into British champion and improved his unbeaten file.
Among the many bouts featured on Ball vs Dogboe undercard, Liam Davies (14-0, 6 KOs) defends his EU junior featherweight title in a 12-round bout towards Vincenzo La Femina (13-0, 7 KOs). Additionally on the cardboard, Solomon Dacres (7-0, 2 KOs) defends his English heavyweight title in a 10-round bout towards Michael Webster (9-0, 6 KOs). As nicely, Ekow Essuman (19-0, 7 KOs) defends his British, Commonwealth and IBF European welterweight titles in a 12-round bout towards Harry Scarff (12-2, 3 KOs).
Plus, Hannah Rankin (13-6, 3 KOs) and Ema Kozin (23-1-1, 12 KOs) meet in a 10-round bout with the vacant WBC and WBO junior middleweight titles on the road. As well as, Nathaniel Collins (13-0, 7 KOs) defends his British and Commonwealth featherweight belts in a 12-round bout towards Zak Miller (13-0, 3 KOs).
Ball vs Dogboe struggle card
- Nick Ball vs. Isaac Dogboe, 12 rounds, featherweight – WBC featherweight title eliminator
- Denzel Bentley vs. Nathan Heaney, 12 rounds, middleweight – Bentley’s British middleweight title
- Liam Davies vs. Vincenzo La Femina, 12 rounds, junior featherweight – Davies’ EU junior featherweight title
- Solomon Dacres vs. Michael Webster, 10 rounds, heavyweight – Dacres’ English heavyweight title
- Ekow Essuman vs. Harry Scarff, 12 rounds, welterweight – Essuman’s British, Commonwealth and IBF European welterweight titles
- Hannah Rankin vs. Ema Kozin, 10 rounds, junior middleweight – vacant WBC and WBO junior middleweight titles
- Nathaniel Collins vs. Zak Miller, 12 rounds, featherweight – Collins’ British and Commonwealth featherweight titles