"Dougie would be even stronger at bantamweight
," said Cowdell.
Power (undefeated in 19 fights with eight KOs) is fighting his second title bout in little over a month after successfully defending his British bantamweight
crown against Isaac Ward in this venue at the end of May.
Following his first defeat in January last year in a world super bantamweight
title fight with Mexican Daniel Zaragoza, McCullough had been out of the ring for 15 months, patching up a bitter dispute with promoter Mat Tinley.
His fight with Ryan Burnett, which also gained him the WBC Diamond bantamweight
belt, ended in the fourth round after the latter suffered a slipped disc in his lower back and had to be carried out of the ring on a stretcher.
The May 23 card will feature four bouts in the flyweight division and another four bouts in the bantamweight
Undisputed ONE Bantamweight
champion Bibiano Fernandes (L) goes face-to-face with interim titleholder Kevin Belingon.
Zarika noted that Malawian Anisha Basheel "only" won an Africa title, which was an under card to the Kenyan's WBC world super bantamweight
title defence on December 2 this year, but has been showered with praise back at her home country with handsome cash rewards, including a state reception by the country's sports minister.Fatuma Zarika with the World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight
belt after defeating Zambia's Catherine Phiri.
The highlight of John's career was his first-round knockout of former world bantamweight
champion Arturo Leon in Texas, USA, in 1968.
Unbeaten after 24 fights with ten knockouts, Servania, who hails from Bacolod, has been training to defend his WBO Intercontinental Super Bantamweight
title against his 27-year-old Mexican opponent.
The MMA Academy fighter from Salford has both the FCC European Flyweight and Bantamweight
belts to his name.
night to secure the IBF World Bantamweight
title Lee Smith
The 24-year-old from Brambles Farm will have his first contest for his new manager at the Magna Centre in Rotherham on June 8 and will box in the bantamweight
division from now on.