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Dennis Hobson Promotions announces Men of Steel show’s line-up

Two title fights to take place on free-to-air show


Dennis Hobson Promotions, a leading boxing promotional and management company, is proud to be announcing the final schedule for their inaugural boxing show for 2018. The show will be promoted in association with Doncaster-based Stefy Bull Promotions. The “Men of Steel Bill” will be headlined by British Bantamweight Champion, Josh Wale, who will be defending his title for the fourth time to win it outright against challenger Bobby Jenkinson.

Another title bout contested on the show will be for the vacant English title, which will be contested between undefeated Loua Nassa (10-0) and Brad Watson. The event takes place at Sheffield Ponds Forge Arena on Friday, 2nd February 2018. Doors open at 18:00 GMT and the televised proportion of the card will be aired on free-to-air sports channel, FreeSports (Sky Channel 424; Freeview Channel 95; Talk Talk Channel 95; BT Channel 95). The live televised broadcast from the event will air at 20:00 GMT. The card will also feature Kyle Yousaf, Danny Kennedy, Danny Tombs, Dan West, Anthony Thomlinson and Muma Mweeba in non-title fights.

Dennis Hobson, Promoter for the show, said: “There is no better way to kick-off the year than with a card headlined by two title fights. I’m particularly excited by the fact that the show will be available to the British public for free through our broadcast partner, FreeSports.

“We are extremely optimistic about the next 12 months and we will soon be announcing new signings, who are household names, and more shows to be aired on FreeSports. Boxing is going through some monumental changes and what we offer is different to our rivals. And we are seeing that this is making us an attractive partner for fighters and like-minded promoters.”

The weigh-in followed by the press conference for the stacked card will take place on Thursday, 1st February at 14:00 GMT at The Summer House, 289a Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, S17 3LB.


Both main event fighters and the Promoter, Dennis Hobson, will be available for interview following the press conference. If you would like to attend the press conference or need further detail please contact: hartley.russell@mail.com

For ticket and sponsorship information please call 0114 243 4443.

Full schedule for the event:

12×3, British Bantamweight Title

Josh Wale vs Bobby Jenkinson

10×3, English Super Flyweight Title

Loua Nassa vs Brad Watson

6×3, Super Bantamweight

Kyle Yousaf vs Isaac Quay (Ghana)

6×3, Welterweight

Danny Kennedy vs William Warbutron

4×3, Light Heavyweight

Danny Tombs vs Chris Nixon

4×3 Super Welterweight

Dan West vs Paul Lovell

4×3, Welterweight

Anthony Thomlinson vs MJ Hall

4×3, Super Lightweight

Muma Mweeba vs Kris Laight


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