One thousand people are expected to fill the Metrodome's main hall tonight for one of the town's biggest ever shows, featuring Barnsley fighters Jack Churchill and Ben Davies.

The 11-fight show is almost a total sell-out, with just a handful of tickets expected to be left on the door.

Featherweight Churchill, 24, will look to gain a seventh successive victory when he takes on Billy Parker. The prize is likely to be a Central Area Title showdown with Jason Cunningham, also in action at the Metrodome tonight, in Doncaster on March 4 – the same night that fellow Barnsley men Josh Wale and Robbie Barrett are due to fight for English titles.

"I am really looking forward to it," said town centre man Churchill who has won every fight since losing and drawing his first two.

"It will be great to get back out again. I love boxing at the Metrodome in my hometown and it should be a packed-out event this time. I don't know a lot about my opponent but I am not taking him lightly.

"I have got a big fight on the horizon against Jason Cunningham but I need to get this win first. I think my fight is quite close to Jason's on the running order so I doubt I will be able to watch him live. But I will see a video of it."

This will be Churchill's third fight of the year after having to pull out of two shows due to a cut and then an ankle injury. His opponent Parker, a 33-year-old from Southampton, has won two fights but lost his other five including his last four. Churchill has a law degree which he intends to use once he has got what he wants out of boxing.

He said: "I've put my law career on hold for now. I am qualified and I will definitely come back to it but my focus is on boxing at the moment. How long I box for depends on how well I do and a win over Jason Cunningham would obviously be massive for my career.

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"It would be great to get that title. I will be going there to cause an upset and really put my name right up there with the best fighters in the division."

Also hoping to set up a title fight is middleweight Davies as he takes on Polish 32-year-old Adam Grabiec who has won five and lost 15 but only one by knock-out. The 27-year-old from Dodworth has won eight, lost three and drawn one of his 12 professional fights.

He returned to action after a year out with a shoulder injury on the last Metrodome show in September and gained a victory over Lithuanian Deividas Sajauka. It is hoped that victory tonight could set up a fight for the English in 2017.

Davies said: "I am looking forward to it. It's a big show and it's always great to fight at the Metrodome. The Barnsley fans really get behind their fighters and it's a great atmosphere. I don't know much about my opponent because he's a late replacement.

"But I will be focusing on beating him then hopefully fighting for an English title this year. The last time I had an English title eliminator, I was fighting with one hand because of my shoulder injury and I lost, then ten days later I was going under the knife. It will be nice to be in a position to challenge for that belt again without any injuries."

Promoter Carl Greaves is delighted with the bill. He said: "It's a really good show which will give the fans value for money with some great talent. It's the biggest one I have ever put on in Barnsley. I was a bit worried about ticket sales with it being the week before Christmas but we have almost sold out.

"Jack Churchill is just starting to get a bit of momentum after a slow start to his career with a few injuries and other ups and downs.

"Ben had a good win last time out and this is another steady fight before he hopefully fights for the English title next year. "We're just building him back up to Championship level."