BOXXER IS HEADING TO PARIS: DAN AZEEZ VS THOMAS FAURE SET FOR BLOCKBUSTER FIGHT NIGHT ON MARCH 11
- Dan Azeez vs Thomas Faure for vacant European light-heavyweight championship
- More bouts to be announced this week for show at Zenith Paris – La Villette
- Joe Gallagher protege Macauley McGowan faces undefeated French prospect Farrhad ‘The Professor’ Saad
- Saturday, March 11 event – in association with All Star Promotions – is headlined by Tony Yoka vs Carlos Takam and airs live and exclusively in the UK & Republic of Ireland on Sky and on Canal+ in France
Paris, France – (Tuesday, February 21) – BOXXER has today announced a blockbuster co-promotion with French promotion All Star Promotions in Paris next month.
‘Super’ Dan Azeez will take part in huge international contests at the Zenith Paris – La Villette on Saturday, March 11, with the event being broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK and Republic of Ireland and on Canal+ in France – with a third, bonus BOXXER bout to be announced later this week.
Azeez (18-0, 12 KO’s), the only light-heavyweight fighter in history to win the English, British and Commonwealth titles, takes the next step on his own mission to become a world title contender as he challenges for the vacant EBU European Light-Heavyweight Championship.
Standing opposite him in the 12-round contest will be former European light-heavyweight champion and former French national champion Thomas Faure (21-4-1, 2 KO’s), who rides an eight-fight undefeated streak heading into the bout.
Lauren Price MBE (2-0, 1 KO) kickstarts her 2023 campaign in Paris against Germany’s Naomi Mannes (6-1, 4 KO’s),
Joe Gallagher protege Macaulay McGowan (17-3-1, 3 KO’s) will face the undefeated Farrhad ‘The Professor’ Saad (8-0-1).
The event is headlined by two Olympians as reigning European heavyweight champion Tony Yoka (11-1, 9 KO’s) faces the heavy-handed Cameroonian Carlos Takam (39-7-1, 28 KO’s).