Okolie knocked Rusiewicz down twice in spherical one en path to a primary-round stoppage. Vasil Ducar is gaining momentum and is getting higher and better with each battle. He had no simple, satisfactory, rivals from the very beginning of his career. I suppose there might be enough desire and can to win to put on down the opponent and end the battle ahead of schedule by spherical 8-9.
- On 7 August, Eddie Hearn announced the fight was confirmed and would happen on the Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin undercard on 22 September at the Wembley Stadium in London on Sky Sports Box Office.
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- “There’s one or two individuals in British boxing who are inclined to suppose Okolie is cocky, that he is too flash.
- After ten rounds, the judges scorecards read ninety eight–89, ninety seven–89 and in favour of Okolie.
Ordinary folk are not failures as a result of they have not received a boxing world title. Shame the presenters & commentators on Sky needed to go on about his past job ‘flipping burgers,’ although. “Okolie is improving on a regular basis, it is solely going to go power to energy. Long vary, devastating energy. I’m wanting ahead to some massive fights for him.”
Glowacki: I Am Not Taking Okolie Lightly, Will Give Him Tough Battle Which I’ll Win
In the previous few fight he has improved considerably from a clumsy scrappy fighter with exceptional energy to a extra poised, calculated and affected person fighter utilising his attributes corresponding to his attain and jab. I consider he’ll get higher and clean up the division earlier than transferring up. Haven’t watched boxing for a protracted whereas.Thoroughly enjoyed it. as an aussie, it is mighty spectacular seeing so many british prospects showing their quality on the larger stage time and again.you’d think with our convict pedigree, we would produce a couple of more quality scrappers, but it not often ever happens for us. It appears to me that a number of the feedback here have been posted by people who have consumed several alcoholic beverages. “We saw it in this fight – he by no means as soon as took his eye off what he needed to do. Every second he was considering, studying. He may have tried to force it but he did not. That’s what I like about him.”
“Glowacki is a former two-time champ and a prime five cruiserweight on the planet. Lawrence has had some stick but he is stepped in there with 15 fights to his name and put on a masterclass. On 12 July 2018, the British Boxing Board of Control ordered for Matty Askin (23–3–1, 15 KOs) to make a mandatory defence of his British cruiserweight title in opposition to Okolie by the top of November 2018. On 7 August, Eddie Hearn announced the struggle was confirmed and would take place on the Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin undercard on 22 September at the Wembley Stadium in London on Sky Sports Box Office.
If you’re feeling that isn’t the case, please check your licensing agreements with the Promoter / TV Station / administration firm of the fighter or contest in query. Odds information updated every 30 minutes and are subject to alter. We are happy to reply to casual elimination requests if there have been any crossed wires. In phrases of exercise leading into the struggle, Lawrence Okolie had been preventing greater than Krzysztof Glowacki.
Prior to the struggle being made, Okolie vacated the Commonwealth cruiserweight title. In what was described as an ‘ugly battle’, Okolie defeated Askin through UD to assert the British cruiserweight title. The final scorecards learn 116–a hundred and ten, 114–112 and 114–113 in Okolie’s favour. During the center rounds there was plenty of holding and wrestling. Okolie started using his head on the within which resulted in him losing points. Bullied in his teenage years, he used boxing to build vanity and shed weight.
After ten rounds, the judges scorecards read ninety eight–89, 97–89 and in favour of Okolie. After the struggle, Okolie called out Welsh boxer Craig Kennedy (sixteen–1, 8 KOs) for a fight on the Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker undercard. Hackney, London EnglandStanceOrthodoxBoxing recordTotal fights16Wins16Wins by KO13Losses0Lawrence Okolie is a British professional boxer who has held the WBO cruiserweight title since March 2021. At regional level, he held the Commonwealth cruiserweight title from 2018 to 2019, and the British and European cruiserweight titles separately in 2019. As of October 2020, he’s ranked as the world’s seventh best active cruiserweight by The Ring magazine and ninth by BoxRec. “That was one of the great performances to win a world title,” beamed Hearn.
Definitely closer than he would have liked, but to finish the lengthy absence and get back within the groove was undoubtedly the first goal in that one. Glowacki virtually actually sees the center or later rounds as his path to victory, here. Once again, he throws very little and focuses on making himself very awkward to land on. Okolie connects with a couple of good shots and is two rounds up, but there is a lengthy way to go. Some crimson on the best eye of Glowacki as Okolie continues to have his means.
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On 19 December, Sky Sports confirmed Okolie would battle Chamberlain on three February 2018 at The O2 Arena. The fighters had been calling one another out on social media over the months earlier than the fight was finally signed. In January 2018, the WBA sanctioned the fight for their vacant Continental cruiserweight title. In entrance of 8,000 fans in attendance, Okolie scored a fast knockdown within the opening round, en route to a dominant one-sided unanimous determination win to capture the vacant WBA Continental title. In spherical two, after being warned numerous occasions, Chamberlain was docked a point for steady holding. In round six, Okolie landed a right hand to Chamberlain, forcing his glove to the touch the canvas for a second knockdown.