Battersea’s Denzel Bentley is set to face Felix Cash on April 24 – with two belts on the line.
Bentley (14-0-1) holds the British middleweight title while Cash (13-0) is the reigning Commonwealth king.
Queensberry Promotions won the purse bid with Cash a Matchroom Boxing fighter.
Bentley said: If we’re both at our best it will be a very good fight. There will be moments when the fight will be back and forth, but I am expecting to win.
“If I win comfortably I will be happy. If I win a hard fight I will be happy. I will be prepared for the best version of Felix.
“I know I am stepping up to a 50-50 fight and closer to what I want to achieve in the sport.
“Felix is a decent fighter, but this is one that will take me up another level so I am ready for it.”
Promoter Frank Warren added: “I cannot wait for Denzel against Felix, Denzel is one of the hottest properties in British boxing right now. He has taken every opportunity that lockdown boxing has afforded him – he’s won fights, won titles, headlined shows and really thrived with all the extra exposure that’s come his way. He’s definitely a fighter we’re looking at moving on to the next level.
“He never turns down a challenge and is one of the easiest there is to promote. You give him a date and an opponent and he is there.
“Felix is a solid test for Denzel, but I believe at Queensberry we have the finest eye for talent in British boxing and am fully backing our man to get a decisive victory.”
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