Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet: Full Card Breakdown
Rising Slough Star, Adam Azim (4-0) headlines for the first time as a professional this Saturday, 25th of June, at the Skydome Arena in Coventry. Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet tops a BOXXER Breakthrough show on Sky Sports Boxing consisting of the up-and-coming Midlands-based talents on the platform and ever-exciting Sam Eggington as the co-feature.
Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet Main Card Starts at 7 PM on Sky Sports Main Event/Action
After a successful spell at middleweight on Channel 5, Birmingham’s Eggington (31-7) returns back to super welterweight to face Poland’s unbeaten Przemyslaw Zysk (18-0) for the vacant IBO World Title. Zydk has only been scheduled for more than 8 rounds on one occasion, in his last contest against Juan Ruiz. Eggington is a comfortable favourite in this fight.
Also on the Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet card, 2020 Olympian Karriss Artingstall turns professional at Featherweight against journeywomen Vaida Masiokatie (2-16-5). Artingstall joins an exciting division on the rise including the likes of Skye Nicolson, Raven Chapman, Sophie Alisch and Ebonie Jones (who is also a part of the BOXXER Stable).
BOXXER Series winners Corri Gibbs and Dylan Cheema compete for the first time since inking promotional deals. Gibbs faces Spain’s Carlos Perez (17-6-2) over 8 rounds while Cheema takes on Stu Greener (4-8) in a 4-rounder both at lightweight. River Wilson-Bent and Tyler Denny rematch for the English Middleweight Championship. Their first fight, on Channel 5 last year, ended in a controversial technical decision draw
Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet Preliminary Action Begins at 5 PM on Sky Sports Boxing YouTube
Newly-signed Middleweight Shakiel Thompson (7-0) faces Bartosz Glowacki (5-8-1), Kaisee Benjamin (15-1-1) fights Carlos Daniel Cordoba (15-7), Aaron McKenna (14-0) returns against David Benitez (8-6) and Cruiserweight Scott Forrest (1-0) takes on Toni Visic (20-32-2).
Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet: Press Conference Quotes
“People like entertainment and I bring entertainment. You’re going to see more explosive knockouts, you’re going to see more tricks that you haven’t seen before on Saturday night,” he said.
“This is definitely a great step up for me and I’ve been training really hard for this fight. I’m ready to go on Saturday and hopefully it will be the same outcome as my last four fights.”
“Whether my opponent’s come to box like Mayweather or fight like Tyson, I’ve done everything I can in the gym to make sure I get the win. Fingers crossed this can be the fight to push me onto very big things,” he said.
“I can’t wait to get going now. Day in, day out I get in the ring, I get punched and I punch people so I’m used to that kind of stuff. It’s all the little things outside of that that I need to get used to now. Like fighting in front of a big home audience, I’ve never really done that before.”
“I’ve got to be on my game. I’ve got to be sharp. I’m fit and I’m strong so that’s all going to show in the ring on Saturday night. But I can’t afford to drop a round, I’ve got to be on my game for the duration of the fight.”
“You’re going to see a lot more of me in this fight. I’m a lot better when I’m relaxed, and I was under pressure to win right away in the BOXXER Series. Now you’re going to see a more relaxed Cori Gibbs, and a better Cori Gibbs. All my skills, all my power, you’ll be able to see a lot more and I can’t wait.”
Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet: Weigh-In Results
12 x 3 mins Vacant IBO Super-Welterweight Championship of the World @11st
SAM EGGINGTON (10st 13lbs)
PRZEMYSLAW ZYSK (11st)
10 x 3 mins Vacant WBC Youth Inter-Continental Super-Lightweight Championship 10st
ADAM AZIM (9st 13lbs)
ANTHONY LOFFET 9st 13lbs
10 x 3 mins Vacant English Middleweight Championship @11st 6lbs
RIVER WILSON-BENT (11st 12lbs)
TYLER DENNY (11st 6lbs)
8 x 3 mins Lightweight Contest @ 9st 12lbs
CORI GIBBS (9st 11lbs)
CARLOS PEREZ (9st 12lbs)
4 x 3 mins Lightweight Contest @ 9st 12lbs
DYLAN CHEEMA (9st 11lbs)
STU GREENER (9st 12lbs)
6 x 2 mins Featherweight Contest @ 9st 1lbs
8/10 x 3 mins Super-Lightweight Contest @10st
KAISEE BENJAMIN (10st)
CARLOS DANIEL CORDOBA (9st 13lbs)
6 x 3 Super-Welterweight Contest @11st 2lbs
SHAKIEL THOMPSON (11st 6lbs)
BARTOSZ GLOWACKI (11st 1lb)
6 x 3 Cruiserweight Contest @14st 6lbs
SCOTT FORREST (14st 5lbs)
TONI VISIC (14st 4lbs)
6/8 x 3 Middleweight Contest @11st 12lbs
AARON McKENNA (11st 13lbs)
DAVID BENITEZ (12st 3lbs)
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How To Watch Adam Azim Fight?
Sky Sports Main Event/Action From 7 pm BST.
What Time Will Adam Azim Ringwalk?
Adam Azim vs Anthony Loffet Ringwalk time is expected at 10 pm BST