Frequency : Three per year TV Hours : 3 x 3 Hours Live or 3 x 2.5 Hour Highlights Format : In 2008 Matchroom Sport launched an exciting new event that is set to revolutionise boxing. Prizefighter is the name and the concept features eight of the best up-and-coming fighters in different weight divisions competing in one evening for the £32,000 winner’s prize. Featuring up-and-coming fighters as well as seasoned veterans, each boxer will pair up in four three minute round quarter-finals with the winners meeting in the semi-finals and final. All fights are to be held in one action-packed evening of boxing that is guaranteed to bring the fans flocking with knockouts and excitement galore. To add to the excitement there is £2,000 bonus for any stoppage wins! Prize Fund : £80,000 Nations Represented : UK, USA, Cuba, France, Russia, Romania, Germany, West Indies, Denmark, Poland Venues : Major halls across the UK Inaugural Year : 2008 Archive : 2008-2013 90 hours Website :www.prizefighter.co.uk Previous winners :
Martin Rogan Heavyweights Sam Sexton Heavyweights II Michael Lomax Welterweights Martin Murray Middleweights Tony Oakey Light Heavyweights Ryan Brawley Lightweights Ovill McKenzie Cruiserweights Audley Harrison Heavyweights III Gavin Rees Light Welterweights Prince Arron Light Middleweights Jon-Lewis Dickinson Cruiserweights II Willie Casey Super Bantamweights Patrick Mendy Super Middleweights Michael Sprott Heavyweights IV Gary Buckland Super Featherweights Travis Dickinson Light Heavyweights II Rocky Fielding Super Middleweights II Mike Perez International Heavyweights Yassine El Maachi Welterweights II Lee Haskins Super Flyweights Robert Lloyd-Taylor Light Middleweights II Choi Tseveenpurev Featherweights Adil Anwar Light Welterweights II Eamonn O'Kane All-Irish Middleweights Tor Hamer International Heavyweights II Terry Flannigan Lightweights II Larry Ekundayo Light Middleweights III Glenn Foot Welterweights III Audley Harrison International Heavyweights III Wadi Camacho Cruiserweights III Chris Jenkins Light Welterweights III Michael Sprott UK vs. USA Heavyweights
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