Sam Eggington will face the Mexican, Carlos Molina for the WBC Silver Middleweight Title
News has broke this morning, of the former British and European champion, Sam Eggington has signed to fight Carlos Molina on May 22nd live on channel 5 for the WBC Silver Middleweight Title in Coventry.
Eggington comes into the contest after a big win against Ashley Theophane. He also was in a controversial loss to Ted Cheeseman, in the Fight Camp during lockdown in 2020. Carlos Molina is currently ranked number 8 in the world by the WBC, and has been extremely active over the past year fighting six times since February 2020, winning all six of them. Molina formerly held the IBF Light Middleweight world title, and will be a big test.
Domestically in the United Kingdom, the event will be able to be viewed for free on Channel 5, and also on the card, pending approval and fights being confirmed, will be other Birmingham fighters in Kaisee Benjamin, Shakan Pitters and Idris Virgo. With Shakan and Kaisee coming from Eastside in Birmingham, and both holding titles respectively. They have also being put through training routines at the new Manning's Gym, opened by former professional Anthony Manning.
It's been a long time since all boxing was live on terrestrial television, but the potential return of fans in the arena and being available to everyone, will be a huge lift to all involved.