He has been a good champion at bantamweight
but this is the featherweight division.
New Yorker Jones, who has won 26 fights inside the distance, won the WBA bantamweight
title in October 1993 when he outpointed Jorge Julio.
PACKING A PUNCH Darlington's Stuey Hall, left, beating Ian Napa to claim the British bantamweight
title last June
Spencer was the first opponent St Helens' Craig Lyon - now the English bantamweight
champion - ever faced.
He has won world championships in the flyweight and super bantamweight
Some people close to Docherty had advised him to retire after his defeat by British bantamweight
champion Paul Lloyd last year, but quitting has never been Drew's style.
Ulsterman John Lowey steps into boxing's elite when he tangles with WBO super bantamweight
champion Junior Jones in Las Vegas in October.
Gamboa (24-4-1, 15 KOs), of Leon Nicaragua and Machado (18-3-1, 10 KOs), of Bolivar, Venezuela were both game contestants in a hard-fought battle for the vacant IBF junior bantamweight
championship that ended in a draw.
The bill will now be topped by Darlington's Stuey Hall, who puts his British bantamweight
crown on the line against former belt-holder Martin Power.
PAUL HYLAND became the first professional Irish boxer to win on Italian soil as he claimed the vacant EU super bantamweight
title in Naples.
FORMER British bantamweight
champion Gary Davies returns to championship action on the Friday, March 19 bill at Leigh Sports Village.
Barrera, 31, has won world titles in the super bantamweight
, featherweight and super featherweight divisions.
title (best prices from Ladbrokes and Stan James): 4-7 J Armour (L),
Four-time world champion Johnny Tapia registered a unanimous decision over Javier Torres to successfully defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight
title Saturday on SHOWTIME.
prospect Craig Lyon takes a massive leap of faith when he throws Merseyside's first professional punch of 2010 next week.