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Joe Hughes challenges for a European title with Tony Conquest and Martin J Ward on Florence bill

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 22:  Tyrone Nurse (R) in action against Joe Hughes in their British Super-Lightweight fight at the Leicester Arena on April 22, 2017 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
Image: Joe Hughes fights for a European title in Florence, live on Sky Sports

Joe Hughes battles for a European title with fellow Brits Tony Conquest and Martin J Ward on the same bill in Florence, live on Sky Sports.

The 28-year-old super-lightweight faces Andrea Scarpa for the vacant European belt at the Teatro Obi Hall on November 30.

Hughes will be determined to seize his second shot at the title after losing on points against previous European champion Anthony Yigit last December.

Former Commonwealth champion Conquest challenges Fabio Turchi for the WBC International Silver cruiserweight title, while Ward takes on Devis Boschiero for the WBC International Silver super-featherweight strap.

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Image: Tony Conquest also features on the same bill

Promoter Eddie Hearn said: "This is another landmark moment for Matchroom Boxing as we continue our global expansion with over 50 shows a Year Worldwide.

"Italy has lots of potential and we have the ability with DAZN and OPI to make a huge difference to the sport and inspire a new generation of fighters.

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"November 30 is a great start to our schedule in Florence with three big title fights on a stacked card ready to entertain DAZN Italy subscribers - here's to the future...Saluti!"

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