Fri. Sep 29th, 2023

Caroline Dubois challenges for the IBO title on September 30, reside on Sky Sports activities, with Viddal Riley and Callum Simpson on the identical Boxxer invoice.

The 22-year-old light-weight takes a sizeable step up in school towards Mexican veteran Magali Rodriguez in solely her eighth battle within the bill-topping bout of BOXXER: Breakthrough at London’s York Corridor.

Dubois gained her skilled debut on factors in February 2022 after which stopped her subsequent 5 opponents earlier than a factors victory over Yanina del Carmen Lescano in June.

Rodriguez is a former WBA world title challenger and present WBC title holder with 9 knockouts amongst her 22 victories to this point.

Dubois has named Katie Taylor and Mikaela Mayer as targets and a win over Rodriguez would stake her declare for a big-name bout.

Viddal Riley dangers his unbeaten report towards Nathan Quarless

Two of the nation’s high younger cruiserweights can even put their undefeated information on the road in a battle for the vacant English cruiserweight belt when Riley faces Nathan Quarless.

Callum Simpson and Germaine Brown can even meet in a super-middleweight showdown between two all-action fighters who not often take a backwards step.

Callum Simpson collides with Germaine Brown in an explosive encounter

BOXXER CEO Ben Shalom mentioned: “Caroline Dubois is outstanding and we’ve mentioned ever since she turned skilled with BOXXER final yr that we count on her to turn out to be the long run face of the ladies’s sport, not solely within the UK however on the world stage. Her ambition is as huge as her expertise, however even I didn’t count on her to blast her option to a world title alternative in simply eight fights.

“British and English title bouts appear to provide a number of the finest fights we see on this nation and this English cruiserweight championship bout between Viddal Riley and Nathan Quarless has a bit one thing further to it. It’s a traditional north-south rivalry, with the excellent Riley on residence soil in London and the slick Quarless heading down from Liverpool seeking to silence the house followers.

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Dubois says that she was not impressed by Mikaela Mayer when she confronted her as an novice in sparring

“I can also’t watch for this battle between Callum Simpson and Germaine Brown. A number of insiders are predicting huge issues for Callum and he’s received a really powerful check right here. Brown is the previous English champion and each of them go ahead and search for the end, so we would see an on the spot traditional right here.

“BOXXER: Breakthrough occasions are about showcasing the very best younger expertise in Britain and giving centre stage to the subsequent era of champions. The three bouts introduced at the moment are simply the highlights of what’s going to be an incredible card from high to backside.”

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