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Boxing: ‘Verbania Boxing Night’, Zucco promises a show

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Venice, second day of pre-opening of the Biennale Arte 2022 (ANSA)

(ANSA) – VERBANIA, APRIL 21 – It’s Ivan Zucco’s day. In the ring of the Palazzo dello Sport in Verbania, the 26-year-old Piedmontese boxer, originally from Verbania and undefeated as a professional with 15 matches all won (13 before the limit will challenge the Serbian Marko Nikolic for the WBC international super-medium weight title over the distance of 10 shots.

After taking the Italian title in April – with a six-round victory over Luca Capuano in Milan – and defending him with a three-round victory against Ignazio Crivello in July, Zucco will seek his first international title. “As a child – he says – I never thought I’d be here, in my city, to fight for my first international title. I’m proud of this, and I trained like never before, because Marko Nikolic is a valid opponent, and because for the first time I am fighting in the main event of a major event broadcast live in many countries. “. “Becoming international champion of the Wbc super-medium weights – continues Zucco – would allow me to have a high position in the ranking of the Wbc itself”.

World Boxing Council “.

Then a pinch of presumption, as befits boxers. “I’m left-handed, and in the world of sport there are many famous left-handed people, Rafa Nadal and Lionel Messi to name just two, says Zucco -.

They say that I have a devastating left but also the right is no joke, and for this occasion I trained that arm as well. You will see a great Ivan Zucco: I took a lot of blows to get here, even metaphorically speaking. I’ve always got up and now I’m aiming high “.

Organized by Opi Since 82-Matchroom-DAZN the ‘Verbania Boxing Night’ will be broadcast in live streaming and later on demand by DAZN. (HANDLE).

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