Queensbury British Champions Gareth Gardner and Ruben Giles look set to produce one of this summers most sizzling fistic encounters, after it was confirmed today that the undefeated duo will collide on Saturday July 12th in the main event of the Kings Of The Palace promotion at the Alexandra Palace.
Both Gardner and Giles were last in title action back in March at the Ally Pally, with the pair emerging as British champions from their respective Light Middleweight and Middleweight title showdowns, and it seems the league’s rich tradition for matching the best against the best will continue on what’s being billed as the most exciting line up of championship action in the competitions history, when Gardner steps back up to his old division to take on the formidable Giles for his British title.
The fight will headline a bumper line up of action that will also feature seven other domestic title showdowns on the stacked night of championship action, and league co prompter Ross Minter believes the aptly named “Kings Of The Palace” event will be the competitions most spectacular night to date.
“ You’ve only got to look at Gardner and Giles’s last fights in the league to know this showdown will be nothing short of explosive, commented Minter.
“Gardner’s razor thin win over Sam Holloway has to be up their with the best fights I’ve ever seen take place in the league since it started, and Giles versus Lineham was a close second which again was incredibly close”
“For me this showdown has all the ingredients to produce one of the most exciting fights in league history, and I’m confident that anyone who has seen either of these two fight live or on Eurosport will appreciate what a fantastic fight this is going to be.
Also returning to London after his impressive victory last time out over Wesley Clarke, former British Light Cruiserweight title challenger Duane “HotShot” Sinclair will get his second chance of title glory on the bill when he takes on Northampton’s Dominic Felix for the vacant National Light Heavyweight title. Felix announced his arrival as a contender back in March after seeing off Oxfords Terry Russell during a gripping dust up, and with the Felix name already dominating the Super Middleweight ranks with older brother Jason holding the National belt, there could be a little bit of added spice to the clash with Felix hoping to create history as the first siblings to hold National titles at the same time in the competition.
Tickets for Kings Of The Palace will go on sale on Monday May 19th priced at £35, £60, £75 and £100, and for more information on the rest of teh stacked line up CLICK HERE