MTK Global Golden Contract Finals
To Stream Live & Exclusively On ESPN+
Two MTK Global Golden Contract winners will be crowned this
Wednesday, Dec. 2, when the 10-round light heavyweight and
featherweight finals are contested at Production Park
Studios in Wakefield, England.
In the main event, WBO European featherweight champion and
former world title challenger Jazza Dickens will fight
longtime British featherweight champion Ryan Walsh. The
co-feature will see WBO European light heavyweight champion
Ricards Bolotniks look to extend his winning streak to seven
against 2016 German Olympian Serge Michel.
Dickens-Walsh and Bolotniks-Michel will headline an
action-packed card live and exclusively on ESPN+ in the
United States starting at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.
Dickens (29-3, 11 KOs), who challenged Guillermo Rigondeaux
for the WBA super bantamweight world title in 2016, has won
seven consecutive fights and edged Leigh Wood by majority
decision Feb. 21 in the semifinals. Walsh (26-2-2, 12 KOs)
is unbeaten in six bouts since dropping a split decision to
Dennis Ceylan in 2016 for the vacant European featherweight
title. He last fought on the same card as Dickens-Wood and
knocked down Tyrone McCullagh twice en route to a unanimous
Bolotniks (17-5-1, 7 KOs), from Riga, Latvia, punched his
berth in the light heavyweight championship match Sept. 26
with a clear points win over Hosea Burton in front of his
hometown fans. He opened his Golden Contract run with a
stunning first-round knockout over Steven Ward. Michel
(11-1, 8 KOs), winner of three straight, knocked down Liam
Conroy three times before knocking him out in the fourth
round of their semifinal bout Sept. 30.
In other streaming action:
In a 10-round junior welterweight battle of unbeatens,
Harlem Eubank (10-0, 3 KOs) will fight Daniel “Danny Darko”
Egbunike (6-0, 3 KOs).
British amateur standout Adam Azim, who won 10 national
titles, will make his professional debut in a six-round
lightweight contest against Ed Harrison (2-4).
Belfast native James McGivern (1-0), who won an Irish
National Championship last year as an amateur, will take on
Jordan Ellison (11-30-2, 1 KO) in a six-round lightweight
Middleweight prospect Fearghus Quinn (1-0), who won his
professional debut Aug. 26, will return to action against
Scott James (6-6-1) in a six-rounder.