Jack Massey Replaces Injured Michal Cieslak Against Isaac Chamberlain on June 15

Isaac Chamberlain will now face Jack Massey for the vacant European and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles on June 15 at South London’s Selhurst Park Stadium.

Chamberlain had been set to challenge Michal Cieslak for the EBU belt, but Cieslak has been forced to withdraw due to injury and has chosen to vacate his European title, giving Massey a opportunity to step in and fight Chamberlain.

Chamberlain (16-2, 8 KOs) was named mandatory challenger for the European crown following a dominant points victory over London rival Mikael Lawal for the British and Commonwealth titles at York Hall last October.

Massey (21-2, 12 KOs), the former IBO cruiserweight titleholder, gets his shot at European glory having stopped Steve Eloundou Ntere inside a round last time out at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England, in January.

“We now have another cruiserweight battle of Britain confirmed for our historic event at Selhurst Park as Isaac Chamberlain and Jack Massey clash for the European and Commonwealth titles,” promoter Ben Shalom said. “We’d like to wish Michal Cieslak a speedy recovery. He’s been a great champion and we’re sure he will be back and in more big fights soon. This is a massive fight for both men, with huge rewards for the winner and a very big addition to June 15.”

The WBO cruiserweight title fight between Chris Billam-Smith and Richard Riakporhe tops the bill. Ben Whittaker, Ezra Arenyeka and London light heavyweight contender Dan Azeez will also return to action, along with bantamweight prospect Francesca Hennessy.

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