Not quite as big a challenge as the ones provided by Renald Garrido and Mauro Maximiliano Godoy or the one that would have been provided by Craig Evans, but it’s another fighter with a winning record for fast riser Sean McComb [10(5)-0] next.
‘The Public Nuisance’ whose dramatic assent up the boxing ladder has impressed over the last 12 months returns to the ring against Siar Ozgul [15(3)-4(1)].
The Belfast southpaw will trade leather on Tuesday August 11 against the former Southern Area champion behind closed doors at the LS-LIVE in Wakefield.
McComb had hoped to build on wins over Troy James, Miroslav Serban, French entertainer Renald Garrido, Argentine tough nut Emiliano Rodriguez and the experienced Mauro Maximiliano Godoy in a fight against Welsh Warrior Craig Evans.
However, the pandemic put paid to the April 25 scheduled fight. Still the Evans fight was discussed in positive terms by the likes of McComb and MTK Vice President Jamie Conlan.
It was expected to be the clash the 27-year-old was to return in. However, MTK today confirmed Hackney based Turk Ozgul is next.
Ozgul’s record makes for solid reading, but he comes into the clash on the run of bad form. The 27-year-old impressed his way to a Southern Area title win before suffering surprise defeat to former Tyrone McKenna foe Mikey Sakyi.
Any step ups since haven’t gone his way and he goes into next months fight with just one win from his last four. In fairness to the Turkish fighter two of those defeats have come against former Phil Sutcliffe Jr foe and former European champion Anthony Yigit and former world champion Viktor Postol.
Ozgul will be hoping to use the experience gained in those fights to upset the emerging talent as he bids to re kick-start his career.