WBC #1 Howard Eastman, 'Battersea Bomber'. will defend his prized European Middleweight crown against mandatory challenger Jorge Sendra. Howard will be looking to impress as he continues to hunt down his transatlantic rivals; American golden boy Jermain Taylor and undisputed champion Bernard Hopkins. Then it's on to one of the hottest prospecst in boxing- 'The Cobra'. Nottingham favourite and Commonwealth champion Carl Froch will look to add to his tally of professional titles when he faces British champion Tony Dodson in a much delayed and highly anticipated Super Middleweight championship showdown. This is one fight that is going to get very personal. Top amateur star and 2002 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Darren Barker will be making his professional debut. The Hennessy Sports team including Lenny Daws, Billy Corcoran and John O'Donnell support 'Heirs Apparent'. The BBC-covered event is a fitting start to what promises to be a sensational season for Hennessy Sports. Venue and ticket information will follow shortly.