IBO super middleweight champ Osleys Iglesias (8-0) defends the title against German Artur Reis (11-0) on October 7 in Magdeburg (Germany) on a SES and Blanko Sports promotion.
Iglesias hails from Cuba and has been based in Berlin throughout his professional career and has been managed by Tornado Fighting in Germany while being promoted by Polsat Boxing Promotion. The deal with PBP is now terminated by mutual agreement.
The fight in Magdeburg will be Iglesias first in Germany since 2019.
IN OTHER NEWS: BOXXER, the exclusive provider of boxing content to Sky Sports, and England Boxing, the national governing body for the sport of boxing in England, announced a partnership to support grassroots-level boxing across the nation.
A range of initiatives aimed at encouraging and rewarding involvement in the sport will see England Boxing clubs and members receive an array of benefits, including free tickets and exclusive members-only events.
Benefits of the partnerships include:
- Hundreds of free tickets being made available for England Boxing members to win throughout the year, rewarding membership and expanding fan accessibility to top-tier professional events.
- 10% of the value of every BOXXER ticket sold through England Boxing will be reinvested back into the governing body to increase its funds and further its work.
- Exclusive events where England Boxing members will have the chance to meet and/or train with some of the biggest names in the BOXXER stable, receive free equipment and talk one on one with their professional boxing idols.
- The chance for member clubs to be highlighted in one of ten video showcases which will appear across both partners’ platforms through the year.
“This landmark partnership between BOXXER and England Boxing brings together two organizations with a shared vision to promote the sport of boxing to future generations as a space for positive interaction, personal development, social inclusion and healthy living,” said Ben Shalom, BOXXER’s founder and CEO.
“Through this partnership, we hope to inspire and encourage amateur boxing practitioners across the country and use boxing as a vehicle for making a positive impact in the community.”
Avoen Perryman, Head of Operations at England Boxing, said “I am so pleased to see this partnership come to fruition for the benefit of our clubs and members as well as England Boxing itself. This was a team effort, so I’d like to thank all the staff at BOXXER and Ben Shalom for recognising the vital work our clubs do every week.
“I’d also like to give special thanks to Lynsey Lockey, former Competitions & Events Manager for England Boxing, at ‘Steel Sports MGMT’ for connecting us with BOXXER and helping to make this all happen.
“The partnership we have in place with BOXXER is the first of its kind and it’s a pleasure to see the professional ranks actively seeking to ensure that grassroots boxing continues to produce world-renowned boxers for years to come.”