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Ben Davies

AJ Bunker inserted clause in failed fight contract to earn Astrid Wett title shot

AJ Bunker inserted a clause in her collapsed fight with Carla Howe in order to secure her a title shot against Astrid Wett.

The ex-Love Island contestant began her stint in the boxing ring last year, when she lost as a short notice replacement to OnlyFans star Elle Brooke. However Bunker has since turned around her form beating Tasha Kiran in November after missing out on settling her bitter rivalry with Carla Howe on YouTube star KSI's Misfits Boxing card in October.

Now after lengthy negotiations, it has been announced Bunker will fight for the Influencer Boxing flyweight title against Wett in Manchester on March 4. Wett previously fought Keeley Coltran and produced a quick-fire KO to close the show and win her debut.

And Bunker believes it is hard to get an accurate barometer of her upcoming opponent with such a short fight on her debut. “Before the November fight I was meant to fight Carla Howe on Misfits last year," Bunker told Mirror Fighting when asked how the fight came about. "In my contract I had that I would fight the winner of Astrid and Keeley. If it was Keeley I’d be calling her out.

"I just wanted the winner to keep challenging and keep on the Misfits platform. It was Astrid who won and so it made sense to get that in motion. It was hard to say with Astrid’s performance [against Coltran]. Credit to her though she remained composed because Keeley came in like a raging bull. Astrid was good on her feet and remained composed that won that fight.

"There was things that you can pick up on, but she wasn’t completely terrible but she did enough to take her out in the first round. Just don’t pull out. I am training hard, so make sure you bring it. We all know that she has in the past, we know her reputation. I am not there to come in and save you, don’t pull out, don’t be a p**** and I’ll see you on fight week.”

AJ Bunker will fight Astrid Wett in March (Andrea Jane Bunker/Youtube)

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Wett and Bunker will both be confident of picking up a win and pursuing a future shot at Wett's bitter rival Brooke. The OnlyFans model is a weight above the fighting pair, so either fighter may be required to make a switch in weight to secure a future shot.

And the 30-year-old Bunker believes she will be able to defend her titles for a few fights around the world if she picks up a win before exploring a second showdown with Brooke. She continued: "Elle is not at this weight. I want to travel to Texas and travel with Misfits. Eventually I want to vacate my belt and then I want my shot at redemption against Elle. I personally want it at the end of the year when I can get my weight up.

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