FORMER WORLD CHAMPIONS TO STAR ON D4G PROMOTIONS EVENT
Updated: Oct 25, 2021
Some of the biggest names in the sport will feature when D4G Promotions hold their latest star-studded event in Dubai next month - with Badou Jack, Rocky Fielding, Ohara Davies and Muhammad Waseem all in action.
The highly-anticipated card will take place at MotoSpace on Friday 26 November, and will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, and worldwide on IFL TV.
In the main event, Golden Contract winner Ohara Davies (22-2, 16 KOs) faces a tough test against hard-hitting Ismael Barroso (23-3-2, 21 KOs) for the WBA Gold super-lightweight title, with the fight also serving as a WBA super-lightweight title eliminator.
Badou Jack (24-3-3, 14 KOs) will make his return, as the two-weight world champion looks to begin his quest towards claiming world honours in another division, as he moves up to cruiserweight to take on Johnny Muller (23-9-2, 14 KOs).
Pakistan hero Muhammad Waseem (11-1, 8 KOs) attempts to earn another world title shot too, with the current IBF #4 going up against former world title challenger Rober Barrera (23-3, 13 KOs).
Rocky Fielding (28-2, 16 KOs) is also back after over two years out, when the former super-middleweight world champion returns at light-heavyweight, with an opponent announced shortly.
Some of the best up-and-coming prospects will compete on the card too, as Bader Samreen (3-0, 2 KOs) returns against Digari Mahesh (4-1-1, 1 KO), Faizan Anwar (8-0, 4 KOs) takes on Viktor Plotnikov (33-13, 15 KOs), former Muay Thai fighter Joshua Ridgwell makes his professional boxing debut, and Sameer Anwar Pandya (3-0, 3 KOs) is in action.
Ahmed A Seddiqi of D4G Promotions said: "I'm extremely excited for this very special night of boxing. There are many talented, great boxers on display. Ohara Davies will fight against Ismael Barroso in a WBA eliminator, and we are also proud and happy to have Badou Jack fighting in Dubai as he is a frequent visitor here.
"Of course we have Rocky Fielding too, and the most talented fighter in Pakistan Muhammad Waseem. This will be a night to remember."
More news on the upcoming event will be announced over the coming days and weeks.