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England suspends boxing in January due to increase in covid-19 cases

Hobby Mexico City / 01.01.2022 12:46:24 As soon as January 2022 started, the British Boxing Control Board d



Mexico City / 01.01.2022 12:46:24

As soon as January 2022 started, the British Boxing Control Board decided to cancel all the performances scheduled for the in Great Britain, with the match between World Cup contender Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams being the most renowned duel ever. was affected.

After the spread of the omicron variant, BBBofC contacted the promoters to warn them in advance that this decision could come and after the increase in infections, it was imminent.

For Eubank Jr this is the second postponement of the match that was originally scheduled for December and was to take place on January 29 in Cardiff.

Another duel that could be at risk, if the cancellations are extended to February, would be that of former world champions Amir Khan and Kell Brook, who after more than 10 years of waiting, had finally agreed to a meeting.

“A further review will be conducted by the Medical Panel and Commissioners prior to the planned restart of boxing in February,” the BBBofC said in a statement.

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