The event promoted by BOXXER in Manchester, England is topped by somebody's O will have to go when Lawrence Okolie and David Light battle for the WBO cruiserweight title.


Okolie (18-0, 14 KOs) took charge of the WBO belt with a sixth round stoppage over Krzysztof Glowacki in 2021 and has since gone on to defend his title against Dilan Prasovic and Michal Cieslak. (photos by Lawrence Lustig)


New Zealand’s Light (20-0, 12 KOs) comes off a huge away day victory over Brandon Glanton. The Auckland man won the split decision last December.


On the undercard, the English Super Featherweight title will be on the line when Michael Gomez Jr (18-1) and Levi Giles (13-0) lock horns in a ten round duel. Heavyweight Frazer Clarke (5-0) will go to battle with Romanian Bogdan Dinu (20-4) in an eight round contest, Callum Simpson (10-0) faces Celso Neves (9-3-2) and highly regarded Irish middleweight Aaron McKenna (15-0) takes on Lukas Ndafoluma (22-6) over eight rounds.


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