Crawley’s Ben Jones to fight for WBO title

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Crawley boxer Ben Jones hopes to break into the big time when he fights for the WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title.

He will take on a so-far unconfirmed opponent at the scene of one of his few defeats, the Troxy in Limehouse, East London on Friday, October 30.

It’s make or break with this fight. It is amazing how difficult it has been to arrange but now it is finally on.”

Crawley professional boxer Ben Jones

Jones revealed winning this fight would qualify him to compete for World honours.

Jones, 33, wants the whole sporting community of Crawley to get behind him as he goes for greatness. He will be signing autographs at the Checkatrade.com Stadium this Saturday at the Crawley Town v Leyton Orient match.

Jones, 33, said: “It’s make or break with this fight. It is amazing how difficult it has been to arrange but now it is finally on.

“I need the whole town behind me - tickets are selling fantastically and the place holds 4,500.”

This contest completes a tremendous comeback after two defeats left him contemplating retirement.

Since then he has won four fights so far in 2015 the last in September in Corby.

To buy tickets contact Jones on 07720045566 or Graham Wright on 07944072696.

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