HENNESSY SPORTS have won the purse bids for Kid Galahad's (left)
vacant European super bantamweight title showdown against former
Spanish champion Sergio Prado.
The Sheffield boxer, 23, won the British title last year
stopping Jazza Dickens and is already chasing WBA regular
champion Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton who relinquished the Euro
"Barry is a superb fighter, he is undefeated, the former
WBC International super bantamweight champion, a British champion
and I am proud and excited to deliver this fight for him,"
said promoter Mick Hennessy.
"I truly believe Barry is a great talent and destined for big
things and this is the next step for who I consider to be the
future of the division."
Hennessy hopes to stage the clash against Prado who has a 9-3-1
record, in March.
RICKY HATTON is helping the homeless get a roof over their heads
by cycling to the roof of Europe.
The four-time world boxing champion will take part in the 140km
La Mont Blanc cycle on July 20 in order to raise money for
Manchester-based charity Barnabus.
Hatton has already begun his training and is aiming to be in
peak condition for the gruelling task.
"Often, when I'm out in Manchester, I see people sleeping rough
and it's really upsetting," he said.
OLYMPIC gold medallist Luke Campbell (right) will face Norfolk's
tough Scott Moises when he has his fight in hometown Hull on
Local rival Tommy Coyle who he could face later this year risks
his IBF International lightweight title against Argentine Daniel
SAMMY CANTWELL, the son of former British flyweight champion and
world title challenger Mickey will have his third pro fight at the
The super-flyweight has won his first two fights without
dropping a round and promoter Mick Helliett believes he can reach