Dickens-Walsh postphoned due to positive COVID-19 test
MTK Global announced this morning that following the results of the COVID-19 testing, the fight between Jazza Dickens and Ryan Walsh has unfortunately been postponed due to positive tests for Dickens and his trainer Derry Mathews.
All health and safety protocols regarding social distancing were followed in relation to the guidelines put in place by the British Boxing Board of Control, with no other fighters on the bill testing positive.
in the statement, MTK Global said that they “will continue to monitor the situation as the health and wellbeing of all involved is our utmost priority.”
Following the COVID-19 testing, the Jazza Dickens vs. Ryan Walsh fight has been postponed due to positive tests for Dickens & trainer Derry Mathews.
No other fighters on the bill tested positive, & the show proceeds with 5 fights.
— MTK Global 🌍 (@MTKGlobal) September 29, 2020
“Dickens and his team have immediately left the fight bubble, with the show proceeding with the remaining five fights on the car as no other fighters or trainers tested positive.”
The fight bill that is slated to air on ESPN+ Wednesday as it stands will be the following from Production Park Studios in Wakefield, England:
Tyrone McKenna goes up against Ohara Davies in the #GoldenContract super-lightweight final, Serge Michel and Liam Conroy meet in the #GoldenContract light-heavyweight semi-final, Steven Ward steps up to cruiserweight to face Jone Volau, Ben Fail makes his professional debut against Robbie Chapman, and William Hamilton fights Genadij Krajevskij.
News on a rescheduled date for the fight between Dickens and Walsh will be announced at a later time.