Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing legend Ricky, will make his skilled debut this weekend on the undercard of the Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin rematch.
Whyte and Povetkin conflict of their eagerly-awaited second assembly, in Gibraltar, on Saturday.
There shall be loads of motion earlier than the primary occasion together with the primary look of 19-year-old super-featherweight Campbell Hatton.
Hatton, who has been educated by his uncle and former world title challenger Matthew Hatton, will tackle 0-10 fighter Jesus Ruiz.
The teen is keen to observe in his father’s footsteps and make a reputation for himself contained in the ring.
Campbell Hatton battle: Date and time
This tremendous featherweight bout is scheduled for Saturday, March 27 and will happen on the Europa Level Sports activities Advanced in Gibraltar.
The battle ought to get underway at 6:30pm and would be the first of the night time.
Ted Cheeseman v JJ Metcalf and Chris Kongo v Michael McKinson will observe earlier than the headline bout between Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin.
The night time’s motion shall be proven on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace from 6pm at a value of £19.95.
Campbell Hatton battle: Undercard
Topic to vary
- MAIN EVENT: Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin – for WBC interim heavyweight title
- Ted Cheeseman v JJ Metcalf – for British super-welterweight title
- Chris Kongo v Michael McKinson – for WBO international welterweight title
- Fabio Wardley v Eric Molina
- Erik Pfeifer v Nick Webb
- Youssef Khoumari v Kane Baker
- Campbell Hatton v Jesus Ruiz
Campbell Hatton battle: What has been stated?
Campbell Hatton: “I’m not making an attempt to get away from my identify as a result of I’m pleased with who I’m and pleased with what my dad and Matthew have finished.
“With good performances and dealing onerous, individuals will begin seeing Campbell Hatton and never Ricky’s lad.”
Ricky Hatton: “He’s going into the toughest recreation of all, and on prime of what I did. That’s huge strain. I did it so he didn’t must, so he deserves a pat on the again.
“If I didn’t suppose he may deal with it, I’d not let him flip professional. Belief me, simply cos he’s sat right here being well mannered, don’t be fooled by that. He’ll give it full welly. If he didn’t give it his all, Matthew would open the door for me and I’d kick him by means of it.
“I’m excited. The primary time you get hit on the nostril in a boxing fitness center you both go ‘no thanks’ or ‘phwoar, I’ll have a little bit of that’. The minute he picked up a set of gloves the entire household checked out one another and thought ‘oh s**t’. I knew what was going to occur.”