Joe Cordina: British lightweight champion to fight fellow Welshman Gavin Gwynne

Joe Cordina celebrates his win against Andy Townsend in April 2019
Joe Cordina celebrates his win against Andy Townsend in April 2019

Undefeated British lightweight champion Joe Cordina will fight fellow Welshman Gavin Gwynne in his first title defence, on Saturday, 31 August at London's O2 Arena.

Olympian Cordina, 27, has won nine fights and is also the Commonwealth lightweight champion.

Gwynne, 29, is undefeated in 12 contests.

The fight is on the under card of the Luke Campbell v Vasyl Lomachenko bill for the vacant WBC lightweight title.