Jay Harris vs Angel Moreno: All the details you need to know
Swansea’s Commonwealth flyweight king Jay Harris meets recent WBC title challenger Angel Moreno of Spain for the vacant European crown. Harris, 15-0 (8) and trained by Gary Lockett is an aggressive box-fighter with a respectable dig, especially to the body. He holds good, domestic-level wins over Thomas Essomba (pts 12) and Ross Murray (rsf 3, in November).
Moreno, from Madrid and, at 35, the older man by almost seven years, has lost clearly by decision the three previous times he fought outside Spain, to the only world-class opponents he has met. WBC ruler Charlie Edwards completely outboxed him in March. Durable and game, we know the 19-3-2 (6) operator is short of world level but he could yet prove European class.
The bout takes place on Saturday, June 1.
Vale Sports Arena, Cardiff.
12 three-minute rounds.
Live coverage is on IFL TV in the UK, and ESPN+ in the US.
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