Richard Riakporhe will authoritatively send off his journey for a world title shot in 2023 when he fights previous double cross WBO cruiserweight best on the planet Krzysztof Gowacki on the Chris Eubank Jr versus Liam Smith undercard at the AO Field in Manchester on Saturday, 21 January.
The undefeated Londoner (15-0, 11 KOs) has destroyed his direction into conflict to challenge for a sought after crown with three knockouts in his last three battles.
Presently Riakporhe, 32, will be on a mission to guarantee a significant scalp as Poland’s Glowacki (32-3-0, 20 KOs), whose main losses have come against Oleksandr Usyk, Maris Briedis and Lawrence Okolie.
Riakporhe said: “I’m truly satisfied that he took the battle. I can test the ’12 PM Train’ by and by and everyone can perceive how I passage up to the trial of confronting a previous title holder.
“He won’t be a weakling and I must be at the highest point of my A game. It will be firecrackers, trust me.”
Joining the guard BOXXER: Released undercard – live and solely in the UK and Republic of Ireland on Sky Sports Film industry – is Manchester’s own Jack ‘One Smack’ Massey (20-1-0, 11 KOs) who slams into previous WBO world heavyweight champion, Joseph Parker (30-3-0, 21 KOs).
The 30-year-old stablemate of heavyweight ruler Tyson Wrath gets back to Manchester, scene of his Battle of the Year up-and-comer rout by Joe Joyce back in September, purpose on getting his own reality title desires in the groove again.
Be that as it may, Cheshire-based Massey, whose just at any point rout was incurred by Riakporhe in 2019, will be hoping to cause a beast upset against the Kiwi fighter when he moves forward to the heavyweight division interestingly.
Further battles for this card will be declared at the appropriate time.
BOXXER President and Organizer, Ben Shalom said: “We’re adding two significant battles – with parcels more to come – to what is as of now a blockbuster evening of boxing.
“It’s a gigantic test and an immense move forward for Richard Riakporhe against a previous double cross title holder, whose main losses are to Usyk, Breidis, and Okolie.
“Glowacki has made some lengthy memories to get ready for this and it’s an enormous cruiserweight battle that could be a title session. In the thing is an exceptionally thrilling division, it’s time to get down to business for Richard.
“Nearby chap Jack Massey has been pushing for a major battle and he has bounced at this test against Joseph Parker. He has tremendous help in Manchester and presently he’ll be battling quite possibly of the greatest name in boxing.
“Parker is returning after his Battle of the Year competitor with Joe Joyce and will need to show precisely exact thing he is about. It will be extremely intriguing to perceive how Parker responds against an old neighborhood #1.”