Kal Yafai to defend WBA super-flyweight crown in Birmingham
Britain's Kal Yafai will make the first defence of his WBA super-flyweight title in his home city of Birmingham in May.
The 27-year-old became the city's first world champion when he beat Panama's Luis Concepcion by a unanimous decision in Manchester in December.
His opponent on 13 May at the Barclaycard Arena is yet to be named.
"It's a dream come true to be topping the bill in Birmingham as a world champion," said Yafai.
"I want to prove that I can mix it with the top guys in the division and I need to kick my reign off in style in May to do that."
Unbeaten in 21 professional fights, Yafai previously held the Commonwealth and British super-flyweight belts and also won a silver medal at the 2010 European Championships during his amateur career.