Clarke vs Wach – Sky Sports – June 16 – 2 pm ET
Mariusz ‘The Viking’ Wach (36-9, 19 KO’s) possesses an impressive career history, marked by fiercely contested battles against several titans of heavyweight boxing, such as twice-crowned world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and ex-WBA world champion Alexander Povetkin. Wach is a seasoned veteran, highly regarded within today’s heavyweight landscape.
In the coming month, the hardened fighter will journey to London, England, intent on leveraging his extensive expertise to impede the rising career of British heavyweight contender, Frazer ‘Big Fraze’ Clarke (6-0, 5 KO’s). The monumental clash is slated for Friday, June 16th at the esteemed York Hall, with live broadcasting via Sky Sports.
Though Clarke is accustomed to high-stake scenarios and daunting challenges – evident by his triumphant bronze medal win for Great Britain at the 2020 Olympic Games – his upcoming face-off with Wach is anticipated to be a rigorous test of his abilities and potential for international triumph.
Big Fraze vs Mariusz Wach: The heavyweight face-off will be exclusively broadcast live in the UK and Ireland on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Showcase on Friday, June 16th. Wach himself is an Olympian, having represented Poland in the 2004 Olympic Games. Throughout his professional career, Wach has consistently squared off against the heavyweight division’s top-tier competitors, inclusive of his 2012 bid for the unified world heavyweight championship against Klitschko.
Although his challenge was not successful, Wach demonstrated his prowess and has repeatedly done so, including during fights with esteemed British contenders Dillian Whyte and Hughie Fury on UK ground. A daunting audience in London is unlikely to unsettle Wach.
Since Clarke’s professional debut last year, he has secured numerous knockout victories, displaying a mix of skilled boxing and raw power. Currently, Clarke is keen to undertake more challenging opponents to further hone his skills as he pursues his quest for championship glory.
Titled ‘A Step To Greatness’, the BOXXER Fight Night at York Hall on Friday, June 16th showcases numerous rising British boxers undertaking substantial challenges in their pursuit of victories that would propel them up the ranks significantly.
Headlining the event, super-lightweight prodigy Adam Azim (8-0, 6 KO’s) is pitted against the formidable Ukrainian Aram Fanyan (22-1, 4 KO’s). Fanyan brings triple the professional experience to the ring, is teetering on the brink of the EBU top ten rankings, and has tasted defeat only once in 23 professional bouts.
Moreover, Caroline Dubois (6-0, 5 KO’s) squares off against Yanina Lescano (13-2, 4 KO’s), a boxer widely considered to be deserving of the IBO world champion title. Lescano, the reigning South American Lightweight Champion, narrowly missed out on a title win against Estelle Mossely last year due to a split-decision, a verdict many spectators contested, believing she was the rightful victor.