Hrgovic’s promoter is like the idea of ​​facing Zhilei Zhang in IBF Eliminator

Croatian heavyweight major Filip Hrgovic (14-0, 12 KOs) went on to claim the world championship Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with a three-round previously undefeated Emir Ahmatovic defeat (10). -1, 7 KOs).

‘El Animal’ knocked out the German-Serbian tennis player twice in the second round before finishing the match in the third to defend his IBF International Title and go on to the championship knockout round. IBF world next year.

“From the opening bell, I knew he was not at my level,” Hrgovic said. “It was a matter of time before he went down. I lost my time. I’m not in a hurry. He went down twice in the second inning and by the third, I knew he was finished. “

Hrgovic managed to face opponents that were wiped out in the first rounds. He wants to face anyone in the top 10. In the past, several ranked candidates have turned him down as a potential opponent.

“This is why I want to have big fights. Then you will see my true potential,” Hrgovic said.

Hrgovic’s promoter wants to fight him against undefeated Chinese athlete Zhilei Zhang, who last month crushed Craig Lewis in two innings following George Kambosos’ shock win over Teofimo Lopez.

Promoter Nisse Sauerland said: “It was another great performance by Filip. Credit to Ahmatovic, he came to fight, but in the end, he was defeated. Currently looking for opponents to face Filip in the knockout round of the IBF world championship early next year. Zhilei Zhang’s name was mentioned. It’s a fight we like and we’re confident we’ll win. “

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Charles Jones

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