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Conquest to face Owoh at York Hall

On the 18th November, Tony Conquest the exciting cruiserweight prospect from Romford,  will face former IBF Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title challenger Toks Owoh at York Hall. The bout will be the part of an another hard-hitting card from George and Francis Warren’s Queensberry Promotions banner and once again will be live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Platform 456)

Conquest, part of Queensberry’s exciting stable of emerging young talent, has been earmarked for future honours following convincing performances in his first seven professional outings, and will be watching very closely at next Friday’s British Cruiserweight title fight between Stourbridge’s Rob Norton and Streatham’s Leon Williams. The title fight, also part of a great Queensberry event at York Hall, pits the more active Williams against a man that has held the belt for 5 years in Norton.

Conquest has targeted a British title fight for early next year against the winner as he looks to heat up the domestic division. However he’ll need to get through the immensely tough challenge of Owoh first.  Owoh, who was one of the most talented Super-Middleweights of the domestic division in the nineties and early noughties, has started with a bang since moving up to cruiserweight after 5 years away from the sport.

Conquest, keen to get back in the ring after a comprehensive points win against Hastings Rasani in September, said, “I’m excited about the Owoh fight, it’s a chance to continue what I’ve started in my first seven professional bouts and let everyone know I’m ready for a British title fight.”

The event marks Queensberry Promotions’ third outing and an excited Francis Warren speaking about the Conquest vs. Owoh match-up commented, “ It’s another very interesting 50-50 fight. Tony has shown us that he has all the ingredients to go on and do big things within the cruiserweight division, but he’ll have his hands full with Owoh, who has found a new lease of life at cruiserweight. I’m sure a British title fight  will be in line for the winner against the winner of Norton vs. Williams, which is another tough one to call. With these two fights, and the likely dust-up between the two winners to follow, we are looking at the most active and competitive domestic cruiserweight division we have seen in years!”

Tickets priced £40 and £60 are available from the Queensberry Promotions Box Office on 01992 550 888 or www.frankwarren.tv

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