Fowler v Rose postponed
A statement has been released after World Boxing News broke the news that Lawrence Okolie v Jack Massey was off.
Massey suffered an injury which subsequently ruled him out of the planned July 6th show at Manchester Arena.
Anthony Fowler was also due to appear. The Liverpool man was drafted in to battle Brian Rose when Scott Fitzgerald was ruled out.
â€˜The Machineâ€™ is bidding to bounce back from a close points defeat to Fitzgerald in Liverpool earlier this year.
Fowler v Rose will still happen at some point, whilst Okolie has been belatedly added to the Dillian Whyte v Oscar Rivas WBC Silver Heavyweight title bout on July 20.
Confirming what WBN had informed readers, Matchroom said: â€œWe received news today that an arm injury has ruled Jack Massey out of his July 6 clash with Lawrence Okolie.
â€œConsequently, a decision has been made to postpone the event.
â€œThe pair were due to meet at Manchester Arena next weekend, with Okolieâ€™s British and Commonwealth Cruiserweight titles on the line.#
â€œThe Hackney man will now defend his titles against an opponent to be confirmed soon on the undercard of Dillian Whyte vs. Oscar Rivas at The O2 in London on July 20, shown live on Sky Sports Box Office.
â€œAnthony Fowler will take on Blackpoolâ€™s former World title challenger Brian Rose on a new show later this summer. Further details to be announced early next week.