BOB AJISAFE (Champion, England) v KERRY FOLEY (Australia)

Following advice that Kerry Foley is currently injured, purse bidding for this contest was suspended.


BRADLEY SKEETE (Champion, England) v CAMERON HAMMOND (Australia)

Joint emails confirming terms had been agreed between the parties were received, the contest being provisionally scheduled to take place at the Echo Arena, Liverpool on 4th June 2016.


JOHN WAYNE HIBBERT (Champion, England) v DAVE RYAN (England)

Confirmation is awaited from John Wayne Hibbert personally following advice received that he will vacate this Championship. Once received Dave Ryan will box an approved co-challenger for the vacant Title.


ISAAC LOWE (Champion, England) v TSHIFHIWA MUNYAI (South Africa)

Purse bids were opened by the CBC Chairman Philip Brook Smith QC at his Chambers in the Temple on 14th March and the winning bid was submitted by Eddie Hearn with the contest to take place at the Manchester Arena on 7th May 2016.



The funeral service for the late Lord Brooks, former Chairman and President of the British Boxing Board of Control will be held on 1st April at Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff.

The Hon Secretary, who served under Lord Brooks as General Secretary of the BBB of C during his time as Chairman, is honoured to be one of three speakers invited by the Brooks family to pay tribute at the service.



The CBC Chairman, Philip Brook Smith QC and the Hon Secretary attended a reception at Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London to mark Commonwealth Day in the presence of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, as guests of HE Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, and Mrs

Babli Sharma.



The Spring/Interim Meeting of the CBC will take place at Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London on 28th and 29th April.

A Quorum of Directors including the President and Chairman will review CBC and Commonwealth Championship matters and take any necessary decisions, prior to the AGM in the Autumn when all Directors are requested to attend.



An application for affiliation to the CBC has been received from Brigadier P K MURALIDHARAN, President of the Indian Boxing Council and will be placed before the attending Directors at the Spring/Interim Meeting.

With an upsurge in recent years of interest and activity in boxing on the Asian sub-continent, and with the progress of Indian prospect VIJENDER SINGH well underway, this application is to be welcomed and it is hoped that Brigadier Muralidharan will be present at the Autumn AGM to be formally registered as CBC Director with Companies House.



SUPERLIGHTWEIGHT (Mandatory defence)

JOHN WAYNE HIBBERT (Champion, England)138 1/2lb W CO12(1.38) TOMMY MARTIN (England)137 1/4lb

30th January 2016. Copperbox Arena, London. Promoter Eddie Hearn



ISAAC LOWE (England)124 1/4lb W RSC8(1.56) MARCO MCCULLOUGH (N.Ireland)126 lb

27th February 2016. Manchester Arena. Promoter Eddie Hearn


WELTERWEIGHT (Voluntary defence)

SAM EGGINGTON (Champion, England)145 3/4lb LPTS12(117/112,116/113,115/113) BRADLEY SKEETE (England)146 lb

5th March 2016. Genting Arena, NEC, Birmingham. Promoter Eddie Hearn


SUPERFLYWEIGHT (Mandatory defence)

BOBBY JENKINSON (Champion, England)121lb LCO7(2.11) GAMAL YAFAI (England) 122lb

5th March 2016. Genting Arena, NEC, Birmingham. Promoter Eddie Hearn



TOMMY LANGFORD (England)159 1/4lb WPTS12118/111,118/110,118/111 LEWIS TAYLOR (England)159lb

12th March 2016. Echo Arena, Liverpool. Promoter Frank Warren.




 LIGHTWEIGHT (Vacant Title)

LUKE CAMPBELL (England) v GARY SYKES (England)

26th March 2016. Sheffield Arena. Promoter Eddie Hearn


SUPERWELTERWEIGHT (Voluntary defence)

LIAM WILLIAMS (Champion, Wales) v Navid Mansouri (England)

2nd April. Harrow Leisure Centre. Promoter Warren/Ayling/QueensberrY


 FEATHERWEIGHT (Mandatory defence)

ISAAC LOWE (Champion, England) v TSHIFHIWA MUNYAI (South Africa)

7th May 2016. Manchester Arena. Promoter Eddie Hearn


FLYWEIGHT (Mandatory defence)

THOMAS ESSOMBA (Champion, Cameroon) v IAN BUTCHER (Scotland)

7th May 2016. Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh. Promoter Ian Kynoch


WELTERWEIGHT (Mandatory defence)

BRADLEY SKEETE Champion, England) v CAMERON HAMMOND (Australia)

4th June 2016 (provisional). Echo Arena, Liverpool. Promoter Frank Warren




SIMON BLOCK Hon Secretary


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