On February 27th BoxingM announced that they had opened up the application process for fighters hoping to take part in their second national tournament, this time taking place at Lightweight.
The organisers have stated that 32 places will be available for fighters looking to take place and have announced their terms of entry and the schedule for the bouts.
The terms of entry are that fighters Fighters must be between the ages of 17 and 42 on the day of the preliminary rounds, though fighters over the age of 37 will have specific doctors test, they are particularly interested in fighters with some amateur experience and will bot accept people with potential contractual issues. They will also run their own medicals for fighters looking to compete.
The organisation has also learned from their Welterweight tournament and have admitted making a mistake in staging the rounds only weeks apart, instead fighters will now get about a month to recover from their previous contest. That means the first round of fights will take place on May 3rd May, the second round on June 6th, the semi-finals on July 16 and the final will take place on August 13th.
The tournament has financial prizes at every stage and will give the competitors notable TV exposure with the competition being aired on SBS Sports in South Korea.
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