Stiffer challenges lie ahead for Nordine Oubaali, though his team always sensed that heading into his first fight as a defending titlist.
Nordine Oubaali didn’t even know who he was next fighting as recent as a month ago, but has remained the consummate professional ahead of his first career title defense.
Naoya Inoue enters the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight finals in similar fashion to how he advanced to the semifinals—in swift and violent fashion.
There’s no arguing the talent of Japan’s 26-year old bantamweight Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KO).
Nonito Donaire advanced with a whimper into the World Boxing Super Series semifinals, but has stormed into the finals with a bang.
Stephon Young (18-1-3, 7 KOs) of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, the WBA No. 5 contender and official WBSS super-lightweight reserve replaces Zolani Tete in the bantamweight semi-final against Nonito Donaire due to an injury in the right shoulder of the South African WBO Champion.
WBO bantamweight boxing champion Zolani Tete is training hard for his next fight in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) bantamweight tournament.
Olympic bronze medal winner Paddy Barnes is going to push forward with his pro career in the flyweight division.
In exactly one month American Regis Prograis (23-0, 19 KOs), the WBC 140lb Diamond champion, will be battling Belarus’ WBA title-holder Kiryl Relikh (23-2, 19 KOs) in the WBSS super-lightweight semi-final at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA, USA.