‘Big Bang’ Willie Casey will fight James Ancliff on February 25 and not Hungarian Istvan Nagy as first expected.
Emerald Promotions contacted www.irish-boxing.com to inform us the Scott will provide opposition for the former European champion on an interesting card set for the Emerald Road House later this month.
The former Scottish Area super featherweight champ is on a six fight loosing streak, but has faced respected opponents Joe Murray, Kris Hughes, Lee Selby and Kid Galahad in during that run.
The first Irish show of the year, which takes places in the Emerald Road House has four other interesting bouts.
No more so than Ray Ginley’s debut clash. The Belfast brother of Mark Ginley is dipping his toe in the pro waters for the first time, but has decided to jump straight in at the domestic deep end. Ginley has takes on experienced four time Irish title challenger and former Irish Light heavyweight champion John Waldron.
Ginley’s brother Mark takes on experienced journey man Johnny Greaves an opponent that will enable him to draw compare his progress against the best in Ireland and Brittan.
Hillerby faces former Nathan Graham foe Latvian Aleksandre. While Gerard Healy will hope to return to winning was against llja Slahota.
Another debutant who faces a difficult induction into the game is former amateur stand out Anthony Cacace. The Belfast fighter faces Londoner Dan Naylor a fighter who has yet to be stopped in a career that boast only one win.
Willie Casey, 12(8)-1(1)-0, 8 x 3 V’s Istvan Nagy, 18(9)-10(4)-0, 9st.
Joe Hillerby, 5(1)-0-0, 8 x 3 V’s Aleksandrs Radjuks, 3(2)-7(1)-0, 11st 7lb.
Gerard Healy, 1-2(1)-0 4 x 3 V’s llja Slahota, 11st 3lb.
Raymond Ginley, (Debut) 4 x 3 V’s John Waldron, 5(2)-7(4)-0, 12st 10lb.
Mark Ginley, 2-0-0, 4 x 3 V’s Johnny Greaves, 3-74-0, 10st 2lb.
Anthony Cacace, (Debut) 4 x 3 V’s Dan Naylor, 1-7-0, 9st 8lb.