Bentley vs Heaney – ESPN+, TNT Sports – Nov. 18 – 2 pm ET
Saturday: Denzel Bentley-Nathan Heaney and Nick Ball-Isaac Dogboe Doubleheader to Stream LIVE on ESPN+ – Streaming action from Manchester, England, begins at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT
This Saturday, Nov. 18, the boxing world turns its eyes to Manchester’s AO Arena where Denzel Bentley, a challenger for the world title, aims to retain his British middleweight title against undefeated Nathan Heaney in a 12-round headline bout.
Also featuring is an exciting 12-round co-main event where unbeaten British featherweight sensation Nick Ball faces the challenge of ex-world champ Isaac Dogboe in a critical WBC world title eliminator.
Queensberry Promotions is bringing these high-profile fights, including Bentley-Heaney and Ball-Dogboe, along with a robust undercard. Fans in the U.S. can catch all the action live on ESPN+, starting from 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.
Denzel Bentley, with a record of 18 wins (15 by KO), 2 losses, and 1 draw, has shown his mettle, rebounding from an early career draw and a defeat to Felix Cash to win the British middleweight title. After a failed attempt at the WBO world title, Bentley is back on a winning streak, recently notching a first-round knockout over Kieran Smith. Nathan Heaney, unbeaten in 17 fights with 6 KOs, is a seasoned pro looking to maintain his winning record and upset Bentley’s title hopes.
In another high-profile bout, Nick Ball, boasting an 18-0 record with 11 KOs, who started his professional journey in 2017, has rapidly climbed the ranks, recently winning a regional title and continuing his winning streak with multiple stoppage victories. Isaac Dogboe, a seasoned fighter with 24 wins (15 by KO) and 3 losses, previously captured the WBO junior featherweight title and is coming off a recent decision loss in a featherweight world title fight.
The event also features several other exciting fights. Liam Davies (14-0, 6 KOs) defends his European Union Junior Featherweight Title against Vincenzo La Femina (13-0, 7 KOs) in a 12-round fight. Heavyweight action sees Solomon Dacres (7-0, 2 KOs) defending his English title against Michael Webster (9-0, 6 KOs) over 10 rounds. Welterweight Ekow Essuman (19-0, 7 KOs) puts his British, Commonwealth, and IBF European titles on the line against Harry Scatff (12-2, 3 KOs) in a 12-round fight. Hannah Rankin (13-6, 3 KOs) faces Ema Kozin (23-1-1, 12 KOs) for the vacant WBC and WBO Junior Middleweight World Titles over 10 rounds. Lastly, Nathaniel Collins (13-0, 7 KOs) defends his British and Commonwealth Featherweight Titles against Zak Miller (13-0, 3 KOs) in a 12-round fight.
FAQ: Bentley vs. Heaney Fight Overview
When is the Bentley vs. Heaney fight?
- Date: Saturday, November 18
- Start Time: 4:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. UK
- Approximate Ringwalks: 6:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 p.m. UK
- Note: These times are subject to change depending on the length of the undercard fights.
What channel/stream will broadcast the Bentley vs. Heaney fight?
- In the U.S.: ESPN+
- In the UK: TNT Sports
- Additional Info: The fight will be available on ESPN+ in the U.S., and TNT Sports will cover it in the UK.
Where is the fight taking place?
- Location: Manchester Arena, Manchester, England
What are the records and bios of Denzel Bentley and Nathan Heaney?
- Nationality: British
- Date of Birth: January 29, 1995
- Height: 5′ 11″
- Reach: Not Available
- Total Fights: 21
- Record: 18-2-1 (15 KOs)
- Nationality: British
- Date of Birth: April 4, 1989
- Height and Reach: Not Available
- Total Fights: 17
- Record: 17-0 (6 KOs)
What does the fight card include?
- Main Event: Denzel Bentley vs. Nathan Heaney for the British middleweight title.
- Undercard Fights:
- Nick Ball vs. Isaac Dogboe for the WBC featherweight eliminator.
- Hannah Rankin vs. Ema Kozin for the vacant WBC women’s junior middleweight title.
- Liam Davies vs. Vincenzo La Femina for the European junior featherweight title.
- Ekow Essuman vs. Harry Scarff for the British and Commonwealth welterweight titles.
- Nathaniel Collins vs. Zak Miller for the British and Commonwealth featherweight titles.