Sam Eggington vs Carlos Molina set for Could twenty second in Coventry
UK followers within the temper without spending a dime boxing are in luck, as Sam Egginton and Carlos Molina are set to duke it out atop a Could twenty second Channel 5 broadcast from Coventry.
Eggington (29-7, 18 KO), who’s nonetheless simply 27 years outdated regardless of seemingly being an everlasting fixture of the British tremendous welterweight scene, competed six instances in 2019 and is 5-1 since a stoppage loss to Liam Smith. That sole defeat got here in a aggressive, entertaining battle with Ted Cheeseman that proved there was nonetheless one thing left within the tank for “The Savage”, and he was final seen demolishing the stays of Ashley Theophane.
“There’s nothing like a tough Mexican fighter to essentially get the blood and adrenaline pumping and I can’t look ahead to this one. Molina could be very skilled, he’s a former World Champion, he’s fought everybody and he’s nonetheless hungry and impressive for an additional World title struggle. I just like the hazard that he brings to the ring which can convey the savage out in me. I’m very near my very own World title struggle and I can’t and received’t let Molina wreck that, so I’ll be going all out on him and if the knockout or stoppage comes and I’m the primary man to do it to him, then that’s a bonus.”
You could recall Molina (37-11-2, 12 KO) from his 2011 draw with Erislandy Lara or his bogus DQ loss to James Kirkland the next yr. He’s nonetheless truckin’ at 37, having received his final eight since a 1-5 skid.
Molina mentioned, “My predominant purpose once I began my promotional firm was to make my very own path to a world title. This can be a nice take a look at for me and I’m trying ahead to being the brand new WBC Silver Champion. It has come at an ideal time for me, having momentum coming off of eight consecutive wins and in addition to proceed to construct King Carlos Promotions by being related as a promoter for this present.”
The undercard notably sees Kaisee Benjamin (11-1-1, 2 KO) meet Martin Harkin (13-1, 5 KO) in a possible British welterweight eliminator, former British cruiserweight champ Shakan Pitters (14-1, 4 KO) return to motion towards Jermaine Pitter (7-2, 1 KO), and tremendous light-weight prospect Stephen McKenna (7-0, 7 KO) tackle TBA. BoxRec additionally has TBA combating Isaac Chamberlain (12-1, 9 KO) and Alex Dilmaghani (19-2-1, 8 KO), however they don’t seem within the press launch.