Turkish former Amateur and IABA World Series Of Boxing star Onder Ozgul is set to make his professional debut next month, when he features on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events, double WBU European title headed, WARZONE event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 1st March 2014.
With over a hundred amateur bouts under his belt, Onder has built up quite a reputation in his homeland, earning the nickname ‘Little Mike’, from the fans due to his style being so similar to that of legendary ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson, something he would like to emulate here in the UK, now that he has made the move to London.
Onder, who is trained by former Commonwealth Lightweight Champion Mo Hussein at the TRAD TKO Gym in Canning Town, will be campaigning in the Light Heavyweight division on March 1st, a division he believes, domestically, he could dominate over the coming years.
Speaking recently, which was translated by the aforementioned Mo Hussein, Onder succinctly covered his upcoming debut, as well as hinted at future aspirations.
“I’m looking forward to fighting on March 1st, whether it really is a pro debut or just a transition fight from the WSB, it makes no difference, a fight is a fight and I love to fight.
I fought in the World Series of Boxing, which isn’t that much different from pro boxing as it is here.
I’m really excited to just get out and fight again, the training I have here in England is very different to the training I had in Turkey, it’s more professional here, I’m really happy with my training and my trainer.
I want to fight for titles, training in London makes the difference, whatever happens now is just a stepping stone to a World title, that’s why I came from Turkey to train, I want the best so I can be the best.”
Onder Ozgul, against a yet to be named opponent, will take place on the undercard of double WBU European Championship headed WARZONE event, at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 1st March 2014.
Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) for the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events WARZONE event are available direct from Onder at the TRAD TKO Gym, in Canning Town, or by calling the Acourtier ticket lines 07960 850645 or 07809 499896
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