Jason Quigley will make his UK debut on Saturday-week, it has been confirmed.
Undefeated Irish middleweight Quigley (15-0, 11KOs) has been added to the undercard of Charlie Edward’s maiden WBC Flyweight World title defence against Angel Moreno at London’s Copper Box Arena on March 23, screened live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US.
The Dominic Ingle-trained Quigley – based in Sheffield – makes his first appearance in the UK as a professional on a stacked card that also features former Olympians Joshua Buatsi and Lawrence Okolie in title action.
A highly-touted former Irish amateur star, Quigley holds a perfect record of 15 wins from 15 fights, with 11 of those wins coming by knockout, since turning over in 2014 and is expected to do big things in the pro game.
Quigley, the current NABF Middleweight Champion, is delighted to be fighting so close to home after basing himself in America in the early part of his pro career.
“I’m excited to make my UK debut in London,” said Quigley.
“I know my fans at home are going to be thrilled that they have a short distance to travel for this one. It’s great to get a chance to fight in London and fight so close to home for me.
“I’m very grateful to Golden Boy Promotions and Matchroom UK for working together to give me the chance to fight on this show.”
Quigley returned after a year out to defeat Daniel Rosarion in Boston last March and overcame Freddy Hernandez at Fantasy Springs in October to retain his NABF middleweight belt.
Main event sees Croydon’s Charlie Edwards make the first defence of his WBC Flyweight World title against Spain’s Angel Moreno.
Rising Light-Heavyweight star Joshua Buatsi takes on former English Champion Liam Conroy for the vacant British title in his tenth fight.
London Cruiserweight rivals Lawrence Okolie and Wadi Camacho collide with the British and Cruiserweight titles on the line.
Watford Bantamweight talent Shannon Courtenay makes her highly-anticipated professional debut.
Lewis Ritson makes his eagerly-anticipated return to the ring after suffering a first career loss to Francesco Patera last October and Newport Bantamweight talent Sean McGoldrick fights for the first time under new trainer Jamie Moore.