Daniele Scardina Tops MatchRoom Italy Card On The 25th Of October
MatchRoom Boxing Italy and OPI Since 82 will be hosting another night of championship boxing at The Allianz Cloud in Milan on Friday 25th of October.
PalaLido as The Allianz Cloud was previously called last hosted a boxing card in June, when European Lightweight champion Francesco Patera stopped Paul Hyland Jnr in six rounds and prospect Daniele Scardina (17-0, 14 KOs) earned a points victory over Alessandro Goddi to retained his IBF International Super-Middleweight title and will be risking his world rank on the line for a possible world title shot in future.
Veronica Diquattro, EVP Southern Europe DAZN“With this event in Milan, it will be a pleasure to conclude the first year of our collaboration with Matchroom Boxing Italy and OPI Since 82, which saw the return of Italian boxing to the spotlight with eight great nights, after years in which it had lost interest. We have guaranteed great visibility for Italian boxers and boxing not only on a national level but, also internationally within the other eight countries where DAZN is present. We are looking forward to continuing our adventure in the next season.”
Francesco Patera will be defending for the third time his European Lightweight title for the third time against unbeaten Domenico Valentino (8 – 0, 1KOs), who was a very decorated amateur World Champion (Former amateur World Champion, three-time Olympian and current Italian Lightweight Champion)
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Also on the cards is Ukrainian Prospect Maxim Prodan , who will get an opportunity to get another professional title in a fight against Tony Dixon for the IBF Welterweight strap. after winning a decision in his last fight against Nika Nakashidze.
“Daniele Scardina is quickly establishing himself as one of the stars of the resurgence in Italian boxing and this year we have seen him score impressive back-to-back wins in Milan,” said Eddie Hearn. “We’re building something exciting in Milan after two successful shows and Daniele is at the forefront of that success. It’s another show full of title action as Francesco Patera defends his European title in an all-Italian clash with plenty more action further down the card.”
The action packed card will also feature Italians Super-Middleweight Luca Capuano (10-0, 2 KOs), Super-Middleweight Ivan Zucco (9-0, 8 KOs),Super-Welterweight Nicholas Esposito (10-0, 5 KOs), Middleweight Riccardo Merafino (6-0, 3 KOs) and Super-Welterweight Samuel Nmomah (11-0, 3 KOs).
Salvatore Cherchi of OPI Since 82 said: “It’s always a pleasure to return to this historic boxing venue in Milan. Once again, we have three title fights topping the card with the popular Daniele Scardina back in action. The European Lightweight title is an all Italian affair between Franceso Patera and Domenico Valentino and knockout artist Maxim Prodan is looking for another big win.”