“I done everything I could in Ireland and the next step is America”- Victor Rabei discusses Star Boxing move

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Victor Rabei begins the next chapter of his career early next month.

The Moldovan-Dub signed a promotional deal with Star Boxing and Joe Deguardia and makes his American debut in New England on December 13.

Rabei will fight on the New England Explosion card at the Massmutual Center alongside local talent such as Richie ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’ Rivera and ‘Action’ Anthony Laureno.

‘Slick’ Vic joins Waterford welterweight Dylan Moran on the books of Star Boxing – and just like the ‘The Real Deal’ the Steven O’Rourke trained fighter hasn’t been given an ‘gimme’ start.

The 24-year-old, who has been assured of nine fights over three years, will trade leather with Omar Bordoy early next month.

Speaking to David Kelly about the fight, the BUI Celtic Champion revealed he requested a tough introductory fight.

“I don’t want easy fights. It’s very hard to motivate yourself going into the ring against not the best opponent. So I said straight off the bat to get me decent fights. The guy I am fighting next is very good I am really looking forward to it. “

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Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sport for a living for 19 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com