January 25, 2021
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Martin Bakole all set for Sergey Kuzmin check, targets Michael Hunter rematch

Martin Bakole all set for Sergey Kuzmin look at various, goals Michael Hunter rematch

Martin Bakole (appropriate) tags Rodney Hernandez. image by way of Dave Thompson
by The Ring

Martin Bakole is concentrated on a rematch with Michael Hunter – the first man to inflict a defeat on him within the execs – should he beat bad Russian Sergey Kuzmin this Saturday at the SSE arena, Wembley, live on Sky activities box workplace within the UK and eire and on DAZN within the U.S. and more than 200 nations and territories on its simply-launched global platform.

Bakole (15-1, 12 KOs) meets Kuzmin in a high-stakes combat for the vacant WBC foreign Heavyweight Title on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s return to UK soil towards IBF necessary Challenger Kubrat Pulev, and the Congo-born Airdrie resident hopes that a win will lead to even larger fights in 2021.

The 27-yr-historical, who is knowledgeable by means of Billy Nelson, has won 4 on the leap seeing that his sole defeat to Hunter at York corridor in 2018, while the American has won three due to the fact that, together with a victory towards Kuzmin. A rematch with ‘The Bounty’ is on the desirable of Bakole’s hope listing.

“Saturday goes to be a very good battle, i’m hoping Michael Hunter will sit down and see who is going to win,” Bakole talked about on a ZOOM media convention call on Tuesday. “i know i am going to win this battle in vogue and the subsequent one goes to be towards him.
“I already requested him and he said yes. I learnt a whole lot from that loss, such as you say, and we’re learning from making errors. I actually have more suitable massively since that loss and if we were to rematch Michael Hunter i might display what I even have learnt given that then.

“I’m going to beat him [Kuzmin] and the next one I need is Hunter. I at all times name him out, which will combat once more, why now not have a rematch. He says all and sundry is fending off him, so I’m here calling him out. Why no longer have a rematch?”

Bakole vs. kuzmin is a component of an important night of motion in London, Anthony Joshua (23-1, 21 KOs) defends his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World Titles against mandatory Challenger Kubrat Pulev (28-1, 14 KOs), Hackney Cruiserweight superstar Lawrence Okolie (14-0, 11 KOs) takes on Poland’s undefeated Nikodem Jezewski (19-0-1, 9 KOs), Manchester Heavyweight contender Hughie Fury (24-three, 14 KOs) returns in opposition t Poland’s Mariusz Wach (36-6, 19 KOs), London-based Albanian Welterweight sensation Florian Marku (7-0, 5 KOs) makes his keenly expected Matchroom debut, Northampton super-Welterweight Kieron Conway (15-1-1, three KOs) clashes with Wythenshawe’s Macaulay McGowen (14-1-1, 3 KOs) over ten rounds and Leeds super-Bantamweight Qais Ashfaq (8-1, three KOs) appears to return to successful methods against Ashley Lane (14-9-2, 1 KO).

Press release courtesy of Matchroom Boxing.

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