Originally Posted by BIGPOPPAPUMP
Rising Swedish light heavyweight Erik Skoglund (14-0, 8 KOs) will take on Hungary´s Attila Baran (11-5, 6 KOs) at the Nordic Fight Night in Esbjerg on February 9. In his first fight after signing a long-term contract extension with Team Sauerland, Skoglund is determined to continue where he left it in the last year. “2012 was great but 2013 will be even better,” Skoglund said. “I clinched seven victories and improved to 14-0 with 8 KOs. It could not have gone any better. I am keen to keep it up and I will start with a victory over Baran in Esbjerg.”
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Cult sensation Kimbo Slice, will put his devastating punching power
to the ultimate test
when he squares off with QLD Heavyweight champion
Kimbo Slice is no stranger to knocking people out. He's known around the world for his brute strength
and granite chin
as well as his amazing punching power.
One thing you can count on, Kimbo Slice is coming to fight!
"Tilyard thinks he's been in the ring with tough guys but he's never been in there with a monster like me
," stated Kimbo Slice. "He better be ready because I'm coming to knock his head off and show the fans of Australia who the real KO King
Tilyard overcame some formidable
opposition including former kickboxing world champion Nathan 'Carnage' Corbett and NRL star turned boxer John Hopoate to claim the KO Kimbo competition and earn the right to fight former UFC star Kimbo Slice.
The 27 year-old from Brisbane is a knock-out specialist, setting the scene for what is certain to be one of the most explosive heavyweight bouts ever seen on Australian shores
All six of Tilyard's professional wins have come by way of knock out, including a stunning demolition of former Australian Heavyweight champion Colin Wilson last year.
"I've been training the house down since I heard about this competition and I'm delighted to be given the opportunity to show Kimbo a thing or two about fighters in Australia". Tilyard said.
"Kimbo has a big reputation, but he has never fought anyone in a backyard, Octagon or boxing ring that has my power
"I've seen his clips on You Tube and I can tell you there will be another one very soon of me putting Kimbo on his backside once and for all".