Ice venue set to host Thaxton bout

Norwich's Jon Thaxton will defend his British Lightweight title against Dave Stewart at The Ice Experience - formerly Norwich Sport Village - on Friday, October 5.

Norwich's Jon Thaxton will defend his British Lightweight title against Dave Stewart at The Ice Experience - formerly Norwich Sport Village - on Friday, October 5.

After several weeks of talks and discussions with a number of potential venues, it has now been agreed that Thaxton will return to what is for him a familiar venue.

Neil Featherby said on behalf of promoter Mick Hennessy: "The atmosphere should be electric, particularly with the way they have built the seating up around the ice rink over looking what will be the boxing ring.

"The directors of The Ice Experience have been really helpful and seriously keen to make this work for which we can't thank them enough.

"Mick Hennessy is putting together a fantastic fight card and with Jon topping the bill, you can be sure that we will see another fantastic night of professional boxing at what was for many a year the home of professional boxing here in Norfolk."

For further ticket information, call Sportlink on 01603 868606.