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Osleys Iglesias faces Sena Agbeko on Aug. 17 in Mbilli-Derevyanchenko card


Rising tremendous middleweight Osleys Iglesias has torn by his opposition since signing with Eye of The Tiger earlier this yr.

The Cuban-born fighter, who is predicated in Germany, will face Sena Agbeko on the undercard of Christian Mbilli-Serhiy Derevyanchenko in Quebec Metropolis, Canada on August 17.

Chief assist will see heavyweights Arslanbek Makhumdov (19-1, 18 knockouts) and Guido Vianello (12-2-1, 10 KOs) meet in a 10-rounder. Additionally tabbed to see motion are Leila Beaudoin (11-1 KO) vs. Lizbeth Crespo (15-7, 4 KOs). Native prospect Wilkens Mathieu (9-0, 6 KOs) will face an as but unknown opponent. Current signee light-weight Dzmitry Asanau (7-0, 3 KOs) will make his Eye of The Tiger debut and all-action Thomas Chabot (10-0, 8 KOs) may also see motion.

In the meantime, Prime Rank, who co-promote Mbilli and Makhmudov with Eye of The Tiger, will placed on their uber light-weight prospect Abdullah Mason (13-0, 11 KOs) in addition to once-beaten Jahi Tucker (11-1-1, 5 KOs), each will face as but to be decided opponents.

It is going to symbolize Iglesias second outing since he received inside a spherical on his EOTT in opposition to the often sturdy former world title challenger Marcelo Coceres in March.

He adopted that with a chilling first spherical knockout over Evgeny Shvedenko on June 6.

 

Not one to let the grass develop below his ft, Iglesias will look to proceed the momentum in opposition to Agbeko.

Iglesias (11-0, 10 knockouts), rated at No. 5 by The Ring at tremendous middleweight, was a proficient newbie in his native Cuba earlier than turning skilled in Germany in 2019. In simply his sixth combat he dominated light former two-time world title challenger Isaac Chilemba (UD 12).

The 26-year-old southpaw caught the attention stopping Ezequiel Maderna (KO 1), Andrii Velikovskyi (TKO 10) and Artur Reis (KO 4) earlier than confirming his credentials in opposition to Coceres and Shvedenko.

Agbeko (28-3, 22 KOs) turned skilled in his native Ghana in 2011. After 15 consecutive wins, he misplaced on his American debut in opposition to Raymond Gatica (TKO 4), which noticed him not combat once more for three-years.

Upon his return Agbeko scored eight wins earlier than dropping a large resolution to Vladimir Shishkin (UD 10). He bought again to successful methods, notably beating Winfred Harris Jr. (TKO 9) and beforehand unbeaten Isaiah Steen (UD 10) however was stopped by David Morrell (TKO 2) in his final combat in December 2023.

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John Anderson
John Andersonhttp://usdailysports.com
John Anderson is a seasoned sports journalist with over 15 years of experience covering the NFL, NBA, and MLB. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, John has worked with ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and The New York Times. His insightful analysis and in-depth reporting have earned him multiple awards in sports journalism.

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