WHELAN VS. HIMSWORTH
November 10th @ MTGP
Indigo O2, London, UK
KGP 6Kg World Title
Current 70kgs European champion meets current 65kgs European champion for the 67kgs KGP world title.
History will be made once again. UK no.1 Luke Whelan – will drop down for the first time in his career to the welterweight division for the vacant strap with Himsworth, Ranked 9th the current 65kgs champion Jumping up a division.
“Skywalker” has been on a rich vein of form with a huge victory over Vinny Church in his last outing on points to defend his belt. The Thamesmead based fighter from Double K, has fought all around the world in his career and has been UK no.1 on two occasions. With 56 fights to his record he drops down a division to face against London rival Himsworth. Whelan has wanted “revenge” after Himsworth knocked out his team mate Kieran Manwaring.
“The Hammer” from Renegades gym in Stevenage , is back off an impressive victory over Brad Stanton on Glory earlier this year. He has also been a 4 man MTGP finalist and won the vacant 65kgs belt against Manwaring last year.
With two fighters in form, ones run will come to an end with a chance of becoming a two weight champ.