On April 16, at Allianz Cloud in Milan (Italy), 27-year-old Italian cruiserweight Fabio Turchi (18-1 with 13 KOs) will struggle French champion Dylan Bregeon (11-0-1 woth 3 KOs) for the vacant European Union belt in the principle occasion of the present promoted by Opi Since 82-Matchroom-DAZN and streamed stay by DAZN. Fabio Turchi is #6 within the European Boxing Union rankings and #9 within the IBF rating. The European champion is Tommy McCarthy who defeated Turchi on factors by break up choice on October 11, 2019 in Trento (Italy): 116-112, 115-113 and 112-116. Fabio didn’t like the choice and needs the rematch. Defeating Bregeon for the European Union title is a step in that path.
Fabio, have you learnt Dylan Bregeon?
“Sure, since we have been amateurs. We have been speculated to struggle within the amateurs, however the occasion was canceled. Dylan Bregeon is an efficient boxer and I don’t underrate him, however I need to beat him to succeed in my purpose: turn into European Union cruiserweight champion after which get a shot at European champion Tommy McCarthy. I need the rematch with McCarthy and the European belt has at all times been certainly one of my objectives since I grew to become knowledgeable. Defeating McCarthy will make much more particular profitable the EBU title.”
Inform us about your coaching.
“I’m coaching as standard with my father Leonardo as boxing coach and with athletic coach Donato Quinto. My father was Italian gentle heavyweight champion in 2002-2003 and once more in 2006 and fought for the European gentle heavyweight title dropping in opposition to Thomas Ulrich in 2007.”
Are you content along with your professional profession?
“Sure, nevertheless it’s a indisputable fact that dropping in opposition to Tommy McCarthy made my path to the highest slower. I ought to be European champion proper now.”
You might be #9 within the IBF rating, would you prefer to struggle their world champion Mairis Briedis?
“Sure, as a result of I do know him nicely. I labored for him as a sparring accomplice when he skilled for the struggle in opposition to Krzysztof Glowacki who’s a southpaw like me. I spent ten days in Latvia and in the course of the sparring classes Mairis hit onerous like in an actual struggle. Briedis received by TKO 3 in opposition to Glowacki.”
So, your long run purpose is the world title?
“Sure, like each different fighter I wish to turn into world champion. I’m promoted by Opi Since 82-Matchroom and with their help I’m assured that I’ll get a world title shot if I carry on profitable. I need additionally to thank DAZN for giving worldwide publicity to Italian fighters.”
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The April 16 present will supply one other nice struggle: former European light-weight champion Francesco Patera (23-3 with 8 KOs) will problem Italian Devis “Growth Growth” Boschiero (48-6-2 with 22 KOs) for the vacant WBC Silver belt. Additionally, the vacant Italian tremendous middleweight championship between unbeaten Ivan Zucco (12-0 with 10 KOs) and Luca Capuano (11-0 with 2 KOs) on the ten rounds distance. Superlightweight Armando Casamonica (1-0) will struggle Davide Calì on the six rounds distance. European Union featherweight champion Mauro Forte (14-0-1 with 5 KOs) will face Nicaraguan Cristian Narvaez on six rounds in a non-title affair. Additionally in motion, tremendous welterweight Samuel Nmomah (14-0 with 4 KOs), and former European Union flyweight champion Mohammed Obbadi (21-1 with 13 KOs).