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Ultimate Boxxer IV set for Cruiserweight clash

Ultimate Boxxer is set to return on July 19th, with a cruiserweight competition being aired exclusively on BT Sport, live from the MEN Arena in Manchester.

Eight cruiserweight prospects will throw down in the 3 x 3 minute round tournament, with four quarter-finals, two semi-finals, and a final.

The winner of the tournament will claim a significant share of prize money, alongside a promotional deal.

The eight contestants set to compete in the UBIV cruiserweight contest are:

Dan Cooper (7-0-1, 2 KO’s)
Dan Cooper is a former professional rugby player for Leicester Tigers, and currently undefeated in the professional ranks. Having previously trained at the Ingle Academy in Sheffield, Cooper is now under the watchful eye of Ben Davison.

Tony Conquest (18-3, 6 KO’s)
Conquest will enter the competition as the most experienced professional on the night, having previously held Commonwealth, WBO International and Southern Area Cruiserweight titles over the course of his ten-year career.

Mikael Lawal (9-0, 6 KO’s)
Undefeated powerhouse, Mikael Lawal, has stopped six of his nine opponents inside the distance and will be keen to leverage his explosive power in the tournament format of Ultimate Boxxer.

Damian Chambers (7-0, 4 KO’s)
Similar to Lawal, Damian Chambers will be keen to utilise the power which has seen him stop four of his seven opponents in the opening round when he enters the ring on July 19th.

Michael Webster (1-0)
Michael Webster may be the least experienced fighter in the competition but coming in at 6ft 6in he will be hoping to use his massive height to his advantage in UBIV.

Matt Sen (6-1, 1 KO)
Former bodybuilder, Matt Sen, will be hoping his incredible strength will guide him to victory on July 19th.

Rhasian Earlington (5-0, 1 KO)
Undefeated prospect, Rhasian Earlington, will look to utilise his fast hands and quick feet to steer his way to glory in the competition.

Mike McKay (3-0)
Former England Karate International, Mike McKay, will look to use his experience as a fighter, and his impressive reach to outgun his opponents on July 19th.

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