Adrian Granat, 13-1, 12 KOs, is finalizing his preparations this week as he takes on Irakli Gvenetadze on Friday in Hamburg at the Xmas Boxing event. Granat has had a long training camp with cancelled fights both in September and then in November. Now, however, it is finally time for his comeback. Granat has mainly trained in Ystad at Armand Krajnc's gym and in Malmö with Granat's new strength and conditioning coach Danny Cranmer. Granat also spent last week in Hamburg with great sparring and now confirms as follows regarding his shape;
"I'm in good shape. Armand Krajnc and I have worked a lot during summer and autumn and I feel really good. The training with Danny Cranmer has also gone really well. Danny has a background in the Sweet Science of Boxing so he has been good at finding the perfect exercises and training program. I'm more than ready and hungry to fight."
Granat, Krajnc and Cranmer will fly to Hamburg on Wednesday and spend two days in the city before the fight. Armand Krajnc is looking forward to go back to Hamburg where everything started for himself back in 1996.
"It is always great pleasure to come back to Hamburg. I lived there during my first years as a professional. I lined up 21 victories before I got a shot at the WBO title against Jason Matthews. I know what it takes to be at the top."
If Granat wins his fight on Friday, the details will be finalized for his upcoming fight against compatriot Otto Wallin for the EU belt, a fight that will most likely take place at the end of February,
"There is a lot of talk about the Wallin fight now but first thing first. All I think about now is Friday's fight against Irakli Gvenetadze. He must be dealt with before moving on and thinking about the next fight."