Latest news of the forthcoming October 3 Albufeira martial arts extravaganza, ‘Nations Collide’, concerns the match-up between recent Algarve-based European champion Rui Briçeno and Ireland’s Eric Daily.

Another prospect from the Emerald Isle, Joseph Ward takes on Portuguese junior champ Pedro Anastasio while only 17-year-old local talent Bruno ‘Predador’ Santos faces highly regarded Pole Piotr Arcimowicz. The 15-bout international card headed up by Miguel Varela’s clash with Albanian former amateur world title holder Valdrin Vatnikai also features Portimão resident Ovidio Sfitlic and Marina ‘The Princess’ Zueva, who will now be boxing against a yet to be named Belgian opponent following the withdrawal of Sandra ‘Fera Algarvia’ Silva.

Tickets are available priced at 10 euros rising to 14 euros if purchased on the night.