Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ahmad Kaddour-Lee Noble on February 12 in Herning

Ahmad Kaddour (22-2-1, 9 KOs) will make his TV2 Fight Night debut on February 12, taking on Great Britain´s Lee Noble (12-15, 3 KOs) in Herning. The 29-year-old light middleweight is looking forward to what will only be his fifth fight on Danish soil. “I am thrilled to be fighting in Herning and have the backing of my Danish fans,” Khaddour said. “I have trained and fought all over the world, always being the underdog going up against the home kid. That has really toughened me up. Fighting in front of my countrymen will be great and I will put on a special show. I will make my opponent feel very sorry for coming to Denmark. Everything I throw at him will hurt.”
 
Kaddour, who has come to international fame following his appearance on the TV series “The Contender”, claims he has left Hollywood behind him and is now fully focusing on boxing. “I finally woke up,” he said. “There will be a different person in the ring in Herning than the one that was in Hollywood. I have realized that boxing is hard work day in and day out. I had a great amateur career but wasted my talent in the States. Now I am back with my old coach Brian Mathiasen. That´s the best thing that has ever happened to me. He knows how to train and how to push me. Together we can accomplish big goals.”
 
Mathiasen has been putting Kaddour - as well as Kim Poulsen, who will also be in action in Herning – though tough work-out sessions in his gym in Aarhus. “It´s good to be working with Ahmad again,” Mathiasen said. “He is so talented. He has learned a lot of lessons in the past and I can see that he is determined to make the sacrifices it takes to be successful in boxing. Right now he probably hates me because the training was so tough but I just keep reminding him that the more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle. The fight in Herning will be huge for him. I told him that this is his last chance, it´s make-or-break. He needs to beat Noble, and I am sure he will.”
 
Promoter Nisse Sauerland believes Kaddour´s TV2 Fight Night preview will be a successful one. “It´s great to have him fight in Herning,” he said. “Ahmad got the talent and the charisma to be something special. With all the skills and power he got, he should not be best-known for a TV series but for his accomplishments inside the ring. It´s not too late for him. He can still do it and become a champion. Ahmad´s road to real ring glory begins on February 12.”
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Photos: Katie Taylor Showing Off Her Moves in New York City Photos: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington - Open Workouts Photos: Jermall Charlo, Jorge Sebastian Heiland Putting in Work Photos: Miguel Cotto Grinding Hard For Kamegai Showdown White Explains Why Mayweather-McGregor Will Be a Good Fight Photos: Zou Shiming, Sho Kimura - Face To Face at Final Presser Victor Ortiz: I Can Be One of The Best at 147, There For The Taking! Tyson Fury Announces His Retirement Again on Social Media? Mayweather-McGregor: Odds, Props Movements - 1 Month Out Anthony Fowler Gets Foe For Liverpool Return Rau'shee Warren-McJoe Arroyo: Olympians on the Outside Katie Taylor Aims To Be Impressive on Broner-Garcia Card UK News: Singh Back With Warren; Buatsi and Cordina Return Oleksandr Usyk vs. Marco Huck on September 9 in Berlin Team Donaire Praise Ringstar, Target Mares, Santa Cruz, Frampton Ellerbe: Broner Will Prove All the Naysayers Wrong Against Garcia Jermell Charlo: I'm Backing GGG, Canelo Avoided Me and Brother! Frampton Wants Title at 130-Pounds, Revenge on Santa Cruz Barclays Center Giving Away 2 Mayweather-McGregor Tix Saturday Lawrence Okolie Back in Action on September 1 at York Hall News: Carmona-Martinez, Claressa Shields, Sparrow-Laviolette Nate Diaz Being Courted To Walk Mayweather Out For McGregor Linares: I Want Mikey Garcia - But I Doubt He Returns To 135 Lomachenko Dares Rigondeaux To Do 'Winner Takes All' Bout Jarrell Miller Hungers To KO Washington Quicker Than Wilder Did Victor Ortiz Warns Conor McGregor About "Mayweather's Elbows" Verdejo Wants To Fight in September While Flanagan Recovers NSAC Exec: No Reason Not To Approve Mayweather-McGregor Lomachenko Smiles: I'd Like To Welcome Salido To My University Photos: Mauricio Herrera, Jesus Soto Karass - Open Workouts Mayweather-McGregor Tickets - Update For General Public Manager: 100-1 Odds That Crawford, Indongo Won't Fight Lipinets! Photos: Vasyl Lomachenko Grinding Hard For Marriaga Defense Photos: Victor Ortiz in Beast Mode For Ring Return Top Rank Exec: ESPN to Televise Beterbiev-Koelling Nonito Donaire Inks Promotional With Ringstar Sports Mayweather-McGregor Tickets: Latest Facts, Trends, Information Artur Beterbiev vs. Enrico Koelling Purse Bid Won By Top Rank Victor Ortiz vs. Saul Corral - Undercard Information Broner: My Back is Against The Wall, Everyone Counting Me Out
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement