Scott Quigg vs Jono Carroll
Date : March 28, 2020
Venue : at the O2 Arena in London.
Rounds scheduled : 12 three-minute championship rounds at welterweight.
Titles : Reigning champion David Avanesyan’s European welterweight title is on the line.
TV Coverage : Sky Sports ، DAZN in the US
Scott Quigg faces Jono Carroll tonight in a grudge match at the Manchester Arena. Elsewhere on the card, Hughie Fury takes on Pavel Sour while Robbie Davies Jr, Anthony Fowler and Zach Parker all feature too.
Quigg and Carroll were meant to do battle on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia but the bout was pulled because of an injury to Quigg.
The Bury-born former world champion has not fought since October 2018 while Carroll is coming off a tick-over win against Eleazar Valenzuela in August.
Before that, the Irishman failed in his quest to win super-featherweight world title gold from Tevin Farmer in Philadelphia.
Carroll said: “After Saudi got cancelled I genuinely thought that Scott bottled it, I had no issues with him but I just remember thinking he better not have bottled that.
“This is a career shift, I have always wanted to top bills and I remember being at Manchester Arena when Scott fought Kiko Martinez thinking I cannot wait until that is me and now I’m here.”
Quigg added: “It’s good to be back in Manchester in an exciting fight. I have been out of the ring for a long time and it has been frustrating but now I am back with Joe and really looking forward to March 7
Scott Quigg vs Jono Carroll PREDICTION
Quigg is the former WBA super bantamweight champion and his experience along with his power should give him the edge. He will also have less weight to cut up at 130 lbs and he is expected to be stronger in the later rounds especially as Carroll has only seen the 12th round three times in his career.
Scott Quigg vs Jono Carroll FULL CARD
Scott Quigg vs. Jono Carroll
Zach Parker vs. Rohan Murdock
Hughie Fury vs. Pavel Sour
Anthony Fowler vs. Theophilus Tetteh
Robbie Davies Jr. vs. Damian Leonardo Yapur
Reshat Mati vs. Abdallah Luanja
Dalton Smith vs. Benson Nyilawila
Jack Cullen vs. Tomas Reynoso
Ibrahim Nadim vs. Stefan Nicole
Aqib Fiaz vs. Dean Jones
Bradley Rea vs. Pavol Garaj
Blane Hyland vs. Joel Sanchez