Undefeated light heavyweight powerhouse Umar Dzambekov, (7-0, 5 KOs), of Los Angeles, CA will battle Brooklyn, NY based, Hard-Hitting Frederic ‘The French Revolution’ Julan, (13-2, 10 KOs), in a scheduled eight round bout on the undercard to the ‘King’ Callum Walsh vs. Ismael Villarreal title fight set for Thursday, November 9 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden and broadcast globally on UFC Fight Pass.
Said promoter Tom Loeffler, “Bringing Hollywood Fight Nights to Madison Square Garden has gotten a tremendous reaction. Now adding another great matchup; Umar Dzambekov versus Frederic Julan demonstrates to boxing fans the quality of the show we are promoting on November 9.”
“We are excited to bring the first boxing show on UFC FIGHT PASS to Madison Square Garden, especially during one of the biggest UFC fight weeks ever.”
Stated Austrian native Dzambekov, “it‘s every boxer‘s dream to fight at Madison Square Garden and I‘m already doing that in my 8th professional fight. With each fight I‘m getting closer to my goal and I can‘t wait for November 9 to shine on UFC Fight Pass, it’s another big step in my career.”
About the outstanding matchup, the Paris, France born Julan said, ”I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to fight at Madison Square Garden for the second time in less than a year. For a fighter, there’s nothing like it. I can’t wait to put on a great show at The Mecca of Boxing on November 9.”
Since turning professional in July of 2017, the 25-year-old southpaw Dzambekov is training under the guidance of Marvin Somodio and Pepe Reilly at the famed Wild Card Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, CA.
Fighting on November 9 for the sixth time in 2023, Dzambekov debuts at Madison Square Garden following a first-round knockout of David Zegarra on August 26, 2023.
Highly touted Julan enters the ring after defeating Decarlo Perez on February 23 over eight rounds at Sony Hall in Manhattan.