West Ham United v Hull City appearance for Mitchell Smith
PUBLISHED: 13:04 26 March 2014 | UPDATED: 10:54 23 March 2015
Tonight's Premier League clash between The Hammers and The Tigers will see a guest appearance for one of the country's hottest sporting prospects.
Former Welwyn Garden City amateur boxer and West Ham United fan Mitchell Smith will be announced to the crowd ahead of his English title challenge on Saturday, April 12.
Smith will be joined at The Boleyn Ground by Commonwealth Cruiserweight champion Tony Conquest, who is also a Hammers fan.
The pair both feature in big title action at the Copper Box Arena when Conquest defends his title for the first time and Smith steps up for the Vacant English title when he challenges Peter Cope, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/HD 490 and Virgin Ch. 546).
Mitchell, who also holds the Southern Area title, said, “I’m at the ground week-in-week-out watching the team so it’s a real honor to be announced to the crowd and show off my Southern Area belt.
“I hope to come back with the English title next time, I’m confident of beating Cope to win it, but my dream would be to bring the British title here.”
“The Power Of London show on Saturday, April 12 features Smith challenging for the Vacant English Super-Featherweight title against Peter Cope, Commonwealth Cruiserweight Champion Tony Conquest makes the first defence of his title, WBO European Super-Middleweight Frank Buglioni defends his title against Sergey Khomitsky, WBA Intercontinental Welterweight Champion Bradley Skeete defends his title against Giuseppe Loriga and Lewis Pettitt challenges for the Vacant WBA International Super-Bantamweight Title Challenger.
An action-packed undercard features Chris Eubank Jnr., Eddie Chambers, Hughie Fury, Gary Corcoran, Tom Baker, Georgie Kean and the pro-debut of Simon Barclay.
Tickets for The Power Of London, priced from £40, are available from Eventim on 0844 249 1000 or www.eventim.co.uk