Erik Skoglund (21-0, 11 KOs) meets his first ‘big-name’ opponent on December 13 when the Nordic Fight Night returns to the Albertslund MusikTeatret in Copenhagen. The rising Swedish star will face former world champion Glen Johnson (54-19-2, 37 KOs).
Swedish light heavyweight Erik Skoglund (21-0, 11 KOs) has announced his desire to challenge for a world title in 2015. The 23 year-old, who is unbeaten in twenty-one professional contests and ranked #4 with the WBO and #5 with the IBF, believes that within the next twelve months he will be ready to take on the best in the division.
Erik Skoglund is edging closer to a dream fight with living legend Bernard Hopkins.
Time may not be a friend to Skoglund’s dream. But time has evidently always been a friend to the man in the dream: Bernard Hopkins. So the young challenger might yet get a chance to fulfil his fantasy.
‘’The Swedish Princess’’ Klara Svensson (13-0, 5 KOs) gets her first shot at World glory when she faces Marie Riederer (15-1-1, 10 KOs) for the interim WBC Female World Light Welterweight Championship, while Swedish light heavyweight Erik Skoglund (20-0, 11 KOs) makes a third defence of his European (EU) title and challenges for the vacant IBF Intercontinental belt against Stefano ‘’The Hammer’’ Abatangelo (18-3-1, 6 KOs) on September 13 at TAP1 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Erik Skoglund (19-0, 10 KOs) came face-to-face with his opponent Danilo D’Agata (12-1-1, 3 KOs) for the first time at today’s final press conference ahead of their European (EU) Light Heavyweight Title fight at the Nordic Fight Night in Esbjerg on Saturday night.
Erik Skoglund (19-0, 10 KOs) takes another step closer to realizing his world title ambitions on Saturday night. The 22 year-old Swede makes the second defence of his European (EU) Light Heavyweight Title at the Blue Water Dokken in Esbjerg, Denmark against former Italian Champion Danilo D’Agata (12-1-1, 3 KOs).
Swedish sensation Erik Skoglund (19-0, 10 KOs) follows a path he laid out as a boy. On April 12th he defends his EU Light Heavyweight Title at the Blue Water Dokken in Esbjerg, Denmark.
“It’s no fun at all. It’s just eating, training, sleeping. No family. No friends. It’s pretty tough, but it makes me better and sharper, so it’s definitely worth it.”
So says 22-year-old Erik Skoglund after a three week tough training camp in German Güstrow ahead of his fight with former Italian champion Danilo D’Agata (12-1-1, 3 KOs).
The war of words has begun as Erik Skoglund (19-0, 10 KOs) and Danilo D’Agata (12-1-1, 3 KOs) prepare to do battle for the EU Light Heavyweight Title at the Nordic Fight Night in Esbjerg on April 12th.