Fabio Turchi Vs Jean Jacques Olivier Headlines MatchRoom Italy On April 26th
Venue : Sony Hall in Times Squar
MatchRoom Boxing in partnership with Opi since 82 returns to Italy with an action packed cardc headlined by Undefeated rising star Fabio Turchi (16-0, 12 KOs) who fights against WBC International Cruiserweight champion Frenchman Jean Jacques Olivier (10-2, 7 KOs) at the Tuscany Hall, Florence, Italy.
Turchi is coming off a seventh-round stoppage win over former Commonwealth Champion Tony Conquest in November, when successfully defended his WBC silver title.
On the card, Orlando Fiordigiglio (30-2, 13 KOs) will fight former WBO European Champion Stephen Danyo (15-2-3, 6 KOs) for the vacant IBF International Super-Welterweight title, with hopes of a future showdown with current World title holder Jarrett Hurd.
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Delivered by FeedBurnerHomeboy Undefeated Tuscany KO artist Allesandro Riguccini (22-0, 18 KOs) will be making the first defense of his WBC International Welterweight title against Ivan Alvarez (28-9-1, 18 KOs), after winning the title in his last time out against Andres Villaman in October.
Roma’s former World title challenger and European Middleweight Champion Emanuele Blandamura (28-3, 5 KOs), European Super-Featherweight Champion Devis Boschiero (46-6-2, 21 KOs), Current European Middleweight Official Challenger Matteo Signani (27-5-3, 10 KOs), Flyweight talent Mohammed Obbadi (18-1, 12 KOs) and Roma Super-Welterweight Mirko Natalizi (3-0, 2 KOs) complete the card.
Eddie Hearn said: “I’m excited to return to Florence after another sell-out show in Milano. We’ve already seen the huge potential that Italy has to offer with our first two shows and I’m expecting another sell-out in Florence. Local hero Fabio Turchi is quickly establishing himself as a star of Italian boxing and on April 26 he takes another step towards a shot at the Cruiserweight Championship of the World.”
Christian Cherchi of Opi Since 82 said: “We are delighted to be back in the beautiful city of Florence for another action-packed card featuring three title fights and a host of former Champions. Our first two events in Florence and Milano were hugely successful and I’m predicting another brilliant night of boxing on April 26, shown live on DAZN.”