Nikolai Potapov vs Sabelo Ngebinyana set for Moscow on Dec 19

On Sunday, December 19, WBO #4-, IBF #6-, and WBC #14-ranked bantamweight contender Nikolai Potapov of Russia will proceed his hunt for a monstrous problem by going through rugged South African Sabelo Ngebinyana in a 10-round showdown at USC Soviet Wings Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Preventing within the co-main occasion of one other card introduced by promoter Shamir Petrossian of Shamo Boxing, Potapov (23-2-1, 11 KOs) from Podolsk, Russia will probably be seeking to make Ngebinyana (13-5, 10 KOs) from Cape City one of many last steps up the ladder earlier than his dream match-up: undefeated IBF and WBA World Champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue.

“I look ahead to placing on one other nice efficiency,” stated Potapov of the upcoming battle. “I’m staying busy within the ring and lively within the health club. The person I would like most is called the ‘Monster,’ Inoue from Japan.”

30-year-old Potapov’s solely reliable loss was to then champion Omar Andres Narvaez in 2017. He was the sufferer of a extremely doubtful majority determination “loss” to a then streaking Joshua Greer Jr in 2019 for the NABO Championship… a call extensively panned by international boxing followers. Potapov has gone on to win 4 consecutive fights.

“Nikolai is among the greatest bantamweights on the earth,” stated his promoter, Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions. “He’s world rated in all the organizations and is on a cusp of an enormous world title combat. One other win will get Nikolai one step nearer.”

Within the night time’s major occasion, undefeated Russian welterweight Vitaly Petryakov (11-0, 8 KOs) from Zainsk, Russia, will look to proceed his rise towards once-beaten South African Jabulani Makhense (11-1, 5 KOs).

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