After a complicated year, French Boxers will return to the rings in 2021. And they will be few to follow.
Nordin Opali (34 years old / Duke)
WBC world champion, Norden Upaly, will be eagerly awaiting 2021 for the episodes. After a complicated year in 2020 where he could not have fought, the French-Moroccan, whose last fight dates back to November 2019, intends to re-wear gloves and show that he is the leader. It will be against Nonito Donner on May 29 in the United States. Then the specialists dream of a duel against the other Japanese Rooster Champion, Naoya Inoue.
Tony Yucca (28 / heavy)
After two notable fights (Johan Duhoubas and Christian Hammer) allowed him to make his pro-9 wins count, Tony Yuka continues his momentum in 2021. The 2016 Olympic heavyweight champion put Belgium’s TKO Joël Tambwe Djeko to the vacant European Union champion last March. Before then he continues his rise among the best fighters on the planet to be able to provide a global opportunity from 2022?
Arsene Golamirian (33 / light heavy)
World Heavyweight Champion Arsene Golamirian knows he’s waiting with bated breath. A pack to defend his belt last December against Russian Yuri Kaczynski, Toulouse (who has been unbeaten in 26 pro fights), in addition to potential defenses from his belt, may try to win the title of WBC, Congolese-owned Junior Ilunga Makabu (28 victories in 30 fights). Note that the International Boxing Association title is currently held by Latvian Mairis Briedis and that WBO is vacant.
Suleiman Sissokho (26 years / middle weight)
Without a fight since September 2019, Suleiman Sissokho has restricted two battles in the United States. French heavyweight champion, the Parisian is unbeaten among the pros (13 wins in many fights) and won the IBF Intercontinental Belt. Considered one of the best opportunities in the world in its class, the French-Senegalese does not intend to stop there.
Sufian Omaha (26 years old / lightweight)
The year 2021 is big for Sufyan Umea (26 years old). Vice Olympic champion in 2016, Sofiane Umeha just signed with Frank Warren, a promoter of Tyson Fury among others. So his professional appearance should start soon. But before that, the player who is considered one of the best boxers in his class will be looking for a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
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