18-year-old World Champ Hollie Towl Will Defend Her Title in Australia vs. Rebecca Hawker

Hollie Towl Heads to Australia For World Title Defence in opposition to Rebecca Hawker on third Sept

North Brisbane, Australia (August twenty eighth, 2022)–   Reigning Womens Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (WIBA) World Featherweight Champion 18 12 months outdated Hollie Towl (8-0-0) is about to make the second defence of her coveted WIBA crown, in opposition to Brisbane’s Rebecca Hawker (5-0-0) on the Eatons Hill Resort in North Brisbane, Australia on Saturday the third September 2022.

Towl, from Sheffield, had a severely stellar Beginner profession, securing at least 5 Nationwide titles plus quite a few regional accolades earlier than stepping as much as the skilled ranks on the 4th September 2020, aged simply 16 years and 307 days outdated, to face and beat, by fifth spherical stoppage, Jaime Bates on the Northern Resort in Aberdeen.

Two additional victories adopted, the primary a factors victory over Cara McLochlainn on the UK’s first All Feminine skilled boxing present, a behind closed doorways occasion through the COVID lockdown that occurred on the Northern Resort in Aberdeen and broadcast dwell on FITE on the twenty fourth April 2021. The second a primary spherical stoppage victory over Melissa Horianto on the Homelands Stadium in Ashford, Kent on the 14th August 2021, set the teenager star up for a shot on the WIBA Youth World Championship in opposition to Nigeria’s Abosede Obisanya on the Hilton Brighton Resort on the 4th September 2021, precisely one 12 months to the day from Towl’s professional debut.

Nonetheless destiny reared its ugly head when Obisanya did not get her visa in time. Towl’s supervisor Chris Boyle had a frantic time attempting to safe an appropriate beneath 23 years of age opponent in time to problem for the WIBA Youth World title, so some fast negations led to the WIBA President Ryan Wissow agreeing to permit Towl to compete as an alternative for the total World Championship in opposition to Argentina’s Cristina Del Valle Pacheco.

A primary spherical stoppage victory see Towl topped the youngest skilled boxing World Champion, of both gender, at simply 17 years and 307 days outdated.

Fifty seven days later, on the thirty first October 2021, Towl was again in motion, this time going through and beating late substitute opponent Naomi Konatu by a primary spherical stoppage.

Initially Towl was as a consequence of face Nigeria’s Cynthia Ogunsemilore for the Skilled Boxing Council (PBC) Intercontinental Featherweight Championship – Ogunsemilore and her staff had journey points once they arrived in Holland for switch to UK and had been unable to proceed the journey. Naomi Konatu stepped in with simply 48 hours discover for a six spherical non-championship contest.

On the thirteenth February 2022 Towl moved up a division and confronted and beat (on factors) former Italian Beginner Nationwide Champion Nadia Flalhi, who was beforehand unbeaten as a professional boxer, for the Skilled Boxing Council (PBC) European Tremendous Featherweight Championship.

Simply over a month later, on the twenty sixth March 2022, Towl efficiently made the primary defence of her WIBA World Crown in addition to added the Skilled Boxing Council (PBC) Intercontinental Featherweight Championship belt to her assortment with a sensational fifth spherical stoppage victory over Nicaragua’s Jamileth Vallejos on the Shirebrook Leisure Centre and broadcast dwell on FyteHub.

Precisely three months later, on the twenty sixth June 2022, Towl added the Jane Sofa British Problem Featherweight Championship belt to her bulging trophy cupboard, with a 3rd spherical stoppage victory over Salford’s Daisy Preston.

Hollie Towl versus Rebecca Hawker for the Womens Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (WIBA) World Featherweight Championship, takes place on the Eatons Hill Resort in North Brisbane, Australia on Saturday the third September 2022.

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