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Paul McCloskey fight week activity confirmed

Matchroom Sport are pleased to confirm that Friday’s weigh-in for the Paul McCloskey vs. Breidis Prescott fight on will take place at the Titanic’s Dock and Pump House at 2pm – with fight fans welcome to attend.

McCloskey and Prescott clash in a WBA Light Welterweight title eliminator at the Odyssey Arena live on Sky Sports on Saturday, with chief support from Carl Frampton vs. Mark Quon for the vacant Commonwealth Super Bantamweight title, and they will weigh-in along with the rest of the bill at the historic Belfast waterfront monument. Photo opportunities will be available after the weigh-in.

The fighters will come face-to-face for the first time on Thursday when members of the media are invited to a press conference at the Belfast Hilton Hotel at 11.30am for a noon start.


Press Conference – 11.30am for noon

The Lagan Suite B, Belfast Hilton, 4 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3LP

In attendance:

Team McCloskey: Paul McCloskey, John Breen (trainer), Eddie Hearn (promoter)

Team Prescott: Breidis Prescott, Luis Lazaro De Cubas (trainer), Leon Margules (promoter)

Carl Frampton and his trainers Gerry Storey and Shane McGuigan

Mark Quon and his trainer William Tomlinson and manager Adam Wilcock


The Official Weigh-In – 1.30pm for 2pm

Titanic’s Dock and Pump-House, Northern Ireland Science Park, Queen’s Island, Belfast, BT3 9DT

The boxers will weigh-in for the following contests:

12 x 3 mins  WBA World Light-Welterweight Championship Eliminator @10st 0lbs

PAUL McCLOSKEY                 v          BREIDIS PRESCOTT

(Dungiven)                                                        (Colombia)

12 x 3 Vacant Commonwealth Super Bantamweight Championship @ 8st 10lbs

CARL FRAMPTON            v                      MARK QUON

(Belfast)                                                             (Australia)

8  x 3 mins Middleweight Contest  @ 11st 9lbs

EAMONN O’KANE                    V            JOE REA

(Dungiven)                                                   (Ballymena)

6 x 3 mins Flyweight Contest @ 8st 2lbs


(Belfast)                                  (Hungary)

4 x 3 mins Lightweight Contest  @ 9st 12lbs

DAMIAN TAGGART     v                       SID RAZAK

(Co Tyrone)                                              (Birmingham)

4 x 3 mins Featherweight Contest  @ 9st 1lbs

MARC McCULLOUGH     v                       DAI DAVIES

(Belfast)                                                                (Merthyr Tydfil)

4 x 3 mins Welterweight Contest  @ 10st 12lbs

LIAM  HUTCHINSON                      v            ARRON FOX

(Belfast)                                                                   (Westbury)

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