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Jay Harris vs Angel Moreno fight time, TV channel, date undercard and venue

Jay Harris vs Angel Moreno: All the details you need to know

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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.


Date
The bout takes place on Saturday, June 1.


Venue
Vale Sports Arena, Cardiff.


Rounds scheduled
12 three-minute rounds.


TV Coverage
Live coverage is on IFL TV in the UK, and ESPN+ in the US.


Undercard highlights
An attractive rematch at lightweight pits skilful Blackwood southpaw Craig Evans against rough, tough Dublin veteran Stephen Ormond. Their first fight, back in June 2017, saw Evans score two final-round knockdowns to seal a clear 10-round decision. Both have been on mostly good form since, Ormond losing only on a split to Paul Hyland Jr in his last four. Evans upset Boy Jones Jr’s plans in November and his sole defeat in his eight most recent contests was a stoppage, when ahead, to unbeaten Roman Andreev in Russia.

 

Raw but fit and improving Kieran Gething defends his Welsh super-lightweight title against decent Craig Woodruff who only returned from four years out in November.

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