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Hooks and jabs: Cully Faces Vazquez

Unbeaten Irish lightweight Gary Cully gets the step up he’s been craving when he takes on veteran former world champion Miguel Vazquez on the Leigh Wood-Michael Conlan undercard at Nottingham Arena on March 12.

“My chance to show what I can do on the big stage. It doesn’t get
much bigger than this,” said Cully.

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‘Albanian King’ Florian Marku will now be trained in Sheffield by Grant Smith at The Steel City Gym.

The unbeaten southpaw welterweight will train alongside the likes of Sunny Edwards, Dalton Smith and John Docherty.

“No detail will be spared in my quest to become a world champion,” said Marku.

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Australian heavyweight Demsey McKean, recently signed by Matchroom, is keen on a clash against New Zealand’s former world champion Joseph Parker in the future.

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Harlem Eubank will have his 13th pro fight on February 5 in Cardiff. The same show is headlined by his cousin Chris who takes on Liam Williams in the main event.

“I remember watching Chris on TV dreaming of one day fighting on the same card. February 5 I will be fulfilling this dream in which I’ve earned my place,” Harlem said.

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The Josh Taylor-Jack Catterall February 26 undercard is taking shape. Robeisy Ramirez will face Eric Donovan. Nick Campbell and Jay McFarlane clash for the vacant Scottish heavyweight title.

There are slots for debutants Kurt Walker, Kieran Molloy and Scott Forrest while Paddy Donovan, Cori Gibbs and Ebonie Jones will also be in action.

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British and Commonwealth welterweight champion Ekow ‘The Engine’ Essuman has committed his future to Frank Warren and Queensbury Promotions by signing a three-year deal with the promotional outfit.

His next fight will be a defence of his IBF European title. “From now on people can just expect exciting matches,” he said.