MTK Global Golden Contract Featherweight & Super
Lightweight Championships To Stream
Live & Exclusively On ESPN+ Sept. 30
Two MTK Global Golden Contract champions will be crowned
Wednesday, Sept. 30 at Production Park Studios in Yorkshire,
England. The 10-round super lightweight and featherweight
championship matches will stream live and exclusively on
ESPN+ beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.
Here’s what's in store when the championship combatants
fight behind closed doors.
Ryan Walsh (26-2-2, 12 KOs) vs. James “Jazza” Dickens (29-3,
Walsh has run roughshod through the featherweight bracket,
toppling Hairon Socarras by ninth-round stoppage and
knocking down Tyrone McCullagh twice en route to a decision
victory. A former British champion, Walsh has not tasted
defeat since October 2016. Dickens has won seven in a row
since back-to-back losses and won a majority decision over
Leigh Wood in their semifinal bout.
Ohara Davies (21-2, 16 KOs) vs. Tyrone McKenna (21-1-1, 16
Davies entered the tournament coming off a controversial
decision over former world champion Miguel Vazquez, but the
former English champion has appeared revitalized. He knocked
out Logan Yoon in seven rounds in his quarterfinal match and
stopped Jeff Ofori in six rounds to advance to the
championship. McKenna, from Belfast, bested French contender
Mohamed Mimoune in the semifinals via decision.
In other action on ESPN+:
In a Golden Contract light heavyweight semifinal match
scheduled for 10 rounds, all-action British favorite Liam
Conroy (18-5-1, 9 KOs) will face 2016 German Olympian Serge
Michel (10-1, 7 KOs). Conroy and Michel shared a bill last
December, and each man won their respective quarterfinal
bout by unanimous decision.
Middleweight prospect and former amateur star Ben Fail will
make his professional debut in a six-rounder against Robbie
In a six-round cruiserweight tilt, former WBO European light
heavyweight champion Steven Ward (12-1, 4 KOs) moves up in
weight to fight Jone Volau (5-5, 2 KOs).