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York Hall to have the Golden Contract Quarterfinals

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York Hall to have the Golden Contract Quarterfinals

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York Hall to have the Golden Contract Quarterfinals

The opening installment of the exciting Golden Contract tournament will take place on October 4 when the featherweight quarter-finals take place at the iconic York Hall.

The groundbreaking competition has gripped the fancy of the public, with some of the best fighters at 126 lbs now set to showcase their talents in London for their first taste of the action.

The first fighters announced for the featherweight division were British champion and WBO ranked no. 6 Ryan Walsh, Commonwealth champion and IBF ranked no. 15 Leigh Wood and unbeaten WBA ranked no. 7 Hairon Socarras.

They will be then joined by IBF European champion and IBF ranked no. 9 Jazza Dickens, unbeaten WBO European featherweight champion and WBO ranked no. 11 David Oliver Joyce, and unbeaten WBO European super-bantamweight champion and WBO ranked no. 8 Tyrone McCullagh. The remaining two fighters in the featherweight division are set to be named in the near future.

The winner of each tournament will land a two-year, five-fight deal with one of the world’s leading promoters that guarantees six-figure purses for every fight along with global exposure to go along with it.

To add to the excitement, fighters will not know their opponents until fight week, at the start of which the highly anticipated draws will be made. All titles held will be on the line in each fight and knockout bonuses are also being offered as well during the tournament.

News on the dates and locations for the super-lightweight and light-heavyweight editions of the Golden Contract will be revealed soon. The three quarter-finals nights will take place in October / November, with the three semi-finals nights than in February / March and the all-important finals will be staged in May / June. The concept of this tournament is one that is highly looked upon and will showcase of a lot of talent in the three weight classes as it takes place.

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