World champion Flyweight WBA Artem Dalakian (17-0, 12 KO’s) today in Kyiv will play the second defense of the title.
Dalakan, became world champion in February this year after defeating Brian Viloria in the summer boxer from the Dnieper to Kiev in first title defense, he knocked out Sirica of Tyana. Today Artem’ll try to make another step towards a likely unification bout. To qualify for the new title, Dalakan need convincing to deal with Gregorio LeBron (21-4, 16 KOs).
What can you say about the opponents of Dalakan? The portal BoxRec puts the 36-year-old LeBron only at the 54-th line in the rating of the best boxers in the weight category that already says a lot. At the start of the Pro career, LeBron managed to lose with a track record (0-15-1). By the way, that victory for a certain Julio césar Paniagua remained the only one in his career. In 2015-2016 LeBron tried to reach a new level, but lost twice at the time unbeaten Octane Cuenca.
With four defeats LeBron knockout lost only one battle. No wonder, dalakan at the press conference hinted that an early victory in the upcoming battle is not his goal.
Dalakan seems to be an undisputed favorite of the fight. Through discipline, a front hand and a good jab Artem needs to register 18th victory in a Pro-ring.
Live championship fight between Artem Dalkena and Gregorio LeBron will show the TV channel “XSPORT”. The match will begin at approximately 21:00, Kyiv time.
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