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Foster Jnr returns


STEPHEN FOSTER JR will tackle Jose Antonio Elizabeth before attempting to win the British super-featherweight title.

Foster Jr, 32, meets the Nicaraguan over six rounds on the bill topped by Anthony Crolla’s British lightweight title defence against Derry Mathews at Oldham Sports Centre on Saturday April 21.

Provided Salford’s former European champion wins, Hatton Promotions hope to match him against domestic king Gary Buckland this summer.

Hatton Promotions CEO Ricky Hatton said: “A fight between Buckland and Foster Jr is a potential fight of the year candidate.

“A lot of people wrote Steve off after he lost the European title to Ermano Fegatilli, but has dusted himself down and got on with his career.

“Whoever wins the British title fight would have a great chance of facing Fegatilli who has found it hard getting work since he beat Steve.”

Other Contests: Jon Lewis Dickinson v Matty Askin  (10×3 cruiserweight), Jazza Dickins v Yuri Voronin (6×3 super-bantamweight),  Lucas Browne v Paul Butlin (6 rounds heavyweight), Adam Little v Chris Jenkinson (6×3 welterweight), Tommy Stubbs v Selected Opponent (4×3 bantamweight), Ryan Doyle v Selected Opponent (4×3 featherweight).

Boxing starts at 6.15pm and tickets are on sale. They are priced at £35 general admission, £55 floor seating, £75 ringside and £100 VIP Ringside. You can buy by calling the Hatton Box Office 01925 755 222, Ticketmaster 0844 847 2500, Ticketline 0844 888 9991, any boxer on the bill or online www.hattonboxing.com


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