Date announced for Spa boxing show

Pro boxing returns to Scarborough on Saturday May 7
Pro boxing returns to Scarborough on Saturday May 7
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Professional boxing will return to Scarborough on May 7 at The Spa.

Shaun Ireland will top the bill against unbeaten prospect Tommy Chadburn, while George Rhodes and George Horner will also be in action at the venue's Grand Hall.

“It’s great news, just thinking about it puts tingles down your spine,” Ireland said.

“To fight regularly in Scarborough is the dream.

“I’ve heard tales of fights down here before and I think the atmosphere will be electric come fight night.”

Rhodes added: He said: “It’s exciting times for us all.

We used to fight together on small amateur shows in Eastfield and now we’re going to be on our own professional show at The Spa.

“There’s no place like home and I think it’ll be a great night.”

“It’s great news for all three of us,” added Horner.

“I’d like to do a six-rounder if my fight in March goes well so I can put a show on for everyone who buys a ticket and comes down to support us.”

Tickets will cost £65 for ringside tickets, which includes food and waitress service, and £35 for balcony tickets.

For more information contact Stefy Bull on Twitter @StefyBull or via Ireland on 07826 064649, Rhodes on 07896 568611 or Horner on 07803 549138.