UB1: Media Day at 235 Casino – Wednesday 25th April at 3pm

Paulie Malignaggi and ambassadors welcome the first Ultimate Boxxer contenders to meet with the media ahead of Manchester Arena fight-night. 

Aaron Chalmers (Bellator/Geordie Shore star) will share the ring with Paulie after the press conference which will be embargoed until Friday 27th April at 9am.

Live coverage of the Ultimate Boxxer I Quarter-Finals begin on UNILAD at 7.15pm and the semi finals on 5Spike from 9pm – 27th April.

Ultimate Boxxer Contenders:

Sam Evans (Wednesbury), Andy Kremner (Manchester), Isaac Macleod (Sunderland), Drew Brown (Northampton), Jimmy Cooper (Southampton), Tom Young (Leeds), Ben Eland (Stoke on Trent) and Kaisee Benjamin (Birmingham).

The Quarter-Final draw was made last week that saw an exciting, stand-out, fight drawn between Matchroom Boxing Gym’s Isaac Macleod and Matthew Hatton trained Manchester prospect Andy Kremner who are both 9-0.

Ultimate Boxxer Ambassadors:

Ricky Hatton, Former Two-Weight World Champion, Paulie Malignaggi, Former Two Weight World Champion, and Anthony Crolla, Former World Lightweight Champion.

Ultimate Boxxer contenders participating in the inaugural event on Friday
27th April at the Manchester Arena will be available for interviews and one-on-one photo opportunities at Manchester’s premier casino venue Manchester 235.

Wednesday 25th April at 2pm
Manchester 235
Great Northern Warehouse 
2 Watson Street 
Manchester, M3 4LP 

Please Confirm your attendance to press@ultimateboxxer.com 


The weigh-in for Ultimate Boxxer I will take on Thursday 26th April at Manchester 235 at 3pm.



Located in the Great Northern Warehouse on Deansgate, next door to the ODEON Manchester Great Northern, and close to Manchester Central.


You can use the nearby 24 hours NCP Car Park Manchester Gt Northern Warehousewhich is only a one minute walk away from our casino.


The nearest railway stations are: Deansgate (nine minutes walk) and Manchester Oxford Road (12 minutes walk).

The nearest bus stations are: Outside the Radisson Blu Edwardian (Stop SJ) serving the 191, 197, Metroshuttle 1 and 2, The Witch Way X43 and X61; and Peter St (Stop WM) serving the 278 and Metroshuttle 2. Both are a two minute walk from the casino.

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ULTIMATE BOXXER I will take place at the Manchester Arena on Friday 27th April. Go to www.ultimateboxxer.com for further information.