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York’s boxer George Davey hopes to appear on the fall schedule

George Davey has said that he should know in the next few days whether he will return to action on the next scheduled series of shows by promoter Frank Warren.

Warren’s Queensbury Promotions announced last week that they will be hosting three shows over the next few months, with shows taking place on September 12, September 26, and October 10. The boxers competing on the cards have yet to be revealed, despite York’s super-class outlook, Davey said that he hopes to attend any of the three events.

Davey has trained with the York boxing legend and trainer Henry Gym at his Acomb gym since being allowed to do so. No confirmation battle day was given to him, he had to find a balance between hard training and exhaustion from overtraining.

Boxer George Davey will return on September 26

George Davey’s boxing outlook will return to the long-awaited ring on September 26. The unbeaten weight super weight, who has won both of his pro games to date, has been out of play since late November after his proposed May match was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Now though Davey has a new day to train with the 22-year-old to face Jeff Thomas (who has 12 wins from 22 innings) across four rounds at BT Sport Studio in Stafford on September 26.

The show is run by promoted Frank Warren by Davey and Hall of Famer colleague Bob Arum, which will be led by unbeaten WBA and unbeaten IBF super light champion Josh Taylor, title defender Apinun Khongsong is unbeaten.

It continues Davey’s battle journey from subordinates to world titles since turning pro in October.

Davey’s move against Thomas

Davey’s move against Thomas represents a significant step up in the confrontation, with a Dutch-born boxer being his first opponent with a winning record.

The show will air on BT Sport and ESPN + in the US, and will also feature former world fly champion Charlie Edwards, who faces Kyle Williams, as well as WBO Europe’s super bantamweight competition. champion Lee Haskins and challenger Jeff Thomas.

Former amateur world champion Willy Hutchinson is also set to fight for the vacant European IBF title while Northampton’s Eithan James is also involved. Both boxers have no confirmed opponents.