On October 6th Norwich’s Sam Sexton is set to fight Gary Cornish for the British Heavyweight Title. The fight features on MTK Global’s Capital Collision event which will take place at the Meadowbank Arena in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gary Cornish has a professional boxing record of 24 wins, 12 wins by way of knockout and 1 loss by knockout vs. world champion heavyweight Anthony Joshua. Aside from Joshua, Cornish has not yet faced an opponent on quite the same level of Sexton, but has the home advantage with the fight taking place in Scotland. Both boxers are known to be heavy hitters so this promises to be a thrilling contest.
Also on the card is a Cruiserweight bout for the British title between Edinburgh’s Stephen Simmons (17-2, 7 KOs) and current British champion Matty Askin (22-3-1, 14 KOs) from Blackpool. Simmons has the home advantage and has been in impressive form recently with 2 victories in 2017. Askin also won the English Cruiserweight title in March 2016.
The event will be screened live on BoxNation.