Luke Campbell, Gavin Rees and Richard Towers all on November bill at Hull Arena

Last Updated: 12/09/13 12:12pm

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Luke Campbell: Back in action on home turf in Humberside on November 2

Luke Campbell: Back in action on home turf in Humberside on November 2

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Luke Campbell will have home advantage for his third fight after it was confirmed he will head a bumper show in Hull on November 2.

Campbell, who made his professional debut at Craven Park back in July, is due to be in action on the undercard for the David Haye-Tyson Fury heavyweight showdown in Manchester at the end of September.

"I've been working on a plan to return to Hull since the drive home from the Craven Park show."
Eddie Hearn

However promoters Matchroom Sports have already set up a bout for the Olympic gold medallist against Lee Connelly in his own backyard before the turn of the year.

Fellow local boy Tommy Coyle is also on the Hull Arena bill, taking on former British and European lightweight champion Gavin Rees.

Welshman Rees, a former world champion at light-welterweight, has lost his last two fights, one of which was against reigning WBC champion Adrien Broner in New Jersey.

Heavyweights collide

Meanwhile, heavyweights Richard Towers and Lucas Browne will hope it is third time lucky with their Commonwealth title eliminator after it has been postponed twice previously.

Both men have unbeaten records with Australian Browne, who has fought twice before in England, having won 15 of his 17 bouts inside the distance.

Towers' promoter Ricky Hatton is delighted to finally get the fight on and believes a victory for either man could open the door to challenging for major belts.

"The winner of this is going to be right there in the mix," said Hatton. "It's a great clash of styles. Richard likes to box on the back foot and pull away, Lucas likes to go forwards so I think it'll be an exceptional fight."

Promoter Eddie Hearn admits he had always planned returning to Humberside after the success of his July bill at the home of Super League side Hull KR.

"I've been working on a plan to return to Hull since the drive home from the Craven Park show," he said.

"That was one of the best nights I've been a part of and fans can expect more of the same when we return in November."

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