Alen Babic will battle Lukasz Rozanski for the WBC’s new bridgerweight title on April 22, reside on Sky Sports activities.
Well-liked Croatian knockout artist Alen “The Savage” Babic will journey to Poland, Rozanski’s dwelling nation to battle for the vacant belt.
A trio of BOXXER fighters shall be boxing on the invoice in Rzeszow, with rising star Caroline Dubois and heavyweights Martin Bakole and Jeamie TKV additionally in motion.
This shall be a global co-promotion with Knockout Promotions. Recent from a profitable occasion in Paris final weekend, the place Dan Azeez captured the European light-heavyweight title and Lauren Value prolonged her unbeaten skilled report, one other big journey throughout the continent is within the offing.
Educated by Shane McGuigan, Dubois blasted her means by Feriche Mashaury on the OVO Wembley Area in February in her final battle to take one other emphatic stride in her burgeoning profession.
Mashaury has fought Chantelle Cameron and Terri Harper and took just lately topped ‘British Boxer of the 12 months’ Natasha Jonas the space in 2019.
However former Staff GB expertise Dubois, nonetheless simply 22, made gentle work of her Tanzanian rival and dispatched her inside three damaging rounds.
Her opponent for April 22 shall be named in the end.
The “Subsequent King of Scotland” Bakole will make his highly-anticipated BOXXER debut when he takes on unbeaten Ukrainian Ihor Shevadzutskyi in a battle of the behemoths.
Bakole signed a long-term cope with BOXXER in February and the Ayrshire-based heavyweight, who’s ranked extremely with the WBA, shall be out to make a significant assertion when he collides with a person nicknamed “the Hulk,” who has wins over Kevin Johnson and Kamil Sokolowski on his CV.
Standing at 6ft 6in, Bakole hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and his brother is former WBC world cruiserweight king, Ilunga Makabu.
His report is as spectacular as his stature, having gained 18 skilled fights together with his final in Could 2022 when he celebrated a majority choice victory over Tony Yoka within the Rio 2016 Olympic champion’s homeland in Paris, France.
Bakole’s solely defeat was in 2018 to American heavyweight Michael Hunter. However he has responded with seven successive wins since – 5 of which had been knockouts, together with triumphs towards Kevin Johnson and Mariusz Wach.
One other spectacular heavyweight on the battle card in Rzeszów is Jeamie TKV.
The undefeated Londoner has made an ideal impression with BOXXER, having fun with 4 wins – together with his thrilling factors victory over Harry Armstrong final month.
The 29-year-old has been coaching in Texas sparring Anthony Joshua and may now look ahead to his first battle outdoors of his capital metropolis when he travels to Poland subsequent month.
BOXXER CEO & founder, Ben Shalom stated: “One other vital European journey awaits. Paris was an unbelievable success and we consider that this battle evening in Poland shall be massively impactful on the earth of boxing.
“Caroline Dubois has proved unstoppable and this shall be an excellent take a look at for her abroad. Jeamie TKV has lit up our screens with some massively spectacular heavyweight performances and you’ll not need to blink when the ‘Subsequent King of Scotland’ Martin Bakole stands toe to toe with the ‘Ukrainian Hulk’, Ihor Shevadzutskyi in chief assist.
“Topped by an enormous world title battle with Alan Babic, we’re wanting ahead to a different showcase for our world-class roster on the worldwide stage with Sky Sports activities.”