Queensberry Promotions has just announced its main event between Hamzah Sheeraz and Liam Williams has been postponed due to an ear injury to Sheeraz.
Queensberry Promotions statement:
Hamzah Sheeraz has sustained a perforated ear drum in training and, therefore, his scheduled middleweight fight against Liam Williams at the Copper Box Arena has been postponed until early in 2024 from its original date of December 2
We are currently in the process of awaiting a new date from the Arena and we will advise accordingly when confirmed.
The remainder of the original December 2 Copper Box card featuring Gavin Gwynne, Sam Noakes, Raven Chapman and Brad Strand will now perform at York Hall on Friday December 1, along with up-and-coming heavyweight star Moses Itauma.
Queensberry new boy Gwynne (16-2-1, 4 KOs) challenges for the vacant European lightweight title against the experienced Italian Emiliano Marsili (42-0-1, 16).
Also at lightweight, knockout artist Sam Noakes (11-0, 11) will defend his WBC International Silver title against Spanish challenger Carlos Perez (19-7-2, 2), with Raven Chapman (7-0, 2) is scheduled to make a third defence of her WBC International featherweight title against Lucie Sedlackova (15-1-1, 6) from the Czech Republic.
Liverpool’s undefeated super bantamweight Brad Strand (10-0, 3) will feature in 10-round title action.
Exceptional prospects Moses Itauma (6-0, 4) and super featherweight Royston Barney-Smith (7-0, 3) will be fighting over six rounds.
Cruiserweight talent Oronzo Birardi (6-0, 5) from Mainz in Germany will fight over eight rounds, with super lightweight Sonny Liston Ali (6-0) and Featherweight Umar Khan (7-0) in action over six.
Another Queensberry newcomer, super lightweight Nicola Barke (4-0), will have her fifth professional fight over four two-minute rounds.
Fans with tickets for the original December 2 Copper Box show are advised to contact their point of purchase to arrange exchanging their tickets for the new date or to obtain a refund.