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Conrad delight at chance to hit back on Carl bill

 

By David Kelly

Conrad Cummings will seek to revive his career when he returns to the ring on August 18 at Windsor Park.

Cummings suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Dubliner Luke Keeler in April, who is also going to be on the Windsor show which is headlined by Carl Frampton's clash with Luke Jackson and also features Paddy Barnes challenging for the WBC World flyweight title.

Cummings said: "I'm honoured to be a part of this as it's one of the biggest - if not the biggest - fight nights Irish boxing will have ever seen.

"A lot of fighters would love to have the chance to be on this bill. The whole night will be electric and Carl is finally getting to fulfil his dream.

"I took my eye off the ball last time but now I'm fully focused and driven to get back to it."

Meanwhile, Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles against Alexander Povetkin at Wembley on September 22.

"I can't wait to get back in the ring. The end of March feels a long time ago now," said Joshua, who defeated Joseph Parker in March.

"Povetkin is a serious challenge that I will prepare meticulously for. He has serious pedigree and only a fool would underestimate what he brings to the table."

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