legends Roy Jones Jr and Nonito Donaire have been in no doubt Nordine Oubaali is going to be prosperous in his bid to become world champion January 19.

Both boasting world names in FOUR weight branches, both Donaire and Jones Jr are in buoyant mood in Oubaali’s camp.

“his power is something that you really feel as if you’re there together with him and I truly think he’so definitely going to go inside and do a fantastic job. ”

Jones Jr added: “To view two world class guys go in and for Nonito to come and help Nordine outside, you don’t even find better people in the world compared to that.

“These guys are my favourites. These would be the kind of folks who encounter when you need it. No southpaw would give him rounds but Nonito came through and he gave him rounds.

“Nordine did a excellent job and then he ’so on point. Because of Nonito for coming through — currently Nordine is prepared to proceed and become champion of the environment. ”

Oubaali vs. Warren will probably be aired on ITV4 in the UK, Showtime at the Usa, ABS CBN at Morocco and also a French broadcaster to be announced in due course.


World-ranked welterweight Michael McKinson is inspired by confirmation of his fight with the hard hitting Ryan Kelly.

Having disposed of Sam McNess in impressive style at York Hall last point outside, McKinson is ready to kick off a potentially huge 20-19 with victory over a person whose power he respects.

McKinson said: “There’s undoubtedly that Ryan Kelly can be really actually a gigantic threat. He’SA huge puncher and he’so coming down from the weight above.

“to tell the truth, I only really enjoy taking these types of fights — the people at which people don’t back me 100% and the reason is simply because I enjoy proving people wrong.

“then this will definitely get me closer into the huge names I’ve ever been calling for. This is a really hard test infront of me but I look forward to it. I welcome the challenge.

“The added pressure of a hostile setting makes me work better. I enjoy it. It’therefore exactly what I desire and it surely helps me to raise my match. ”

Besides this title fight between McKinson and Kelly, Mikey Sakyi defends his Southern Area super-lightweight crown Id Hill with a protracted undercard to be announced shortly.


MTK world wide is proud to announce the signing up of Qatar’s Olympic fighter, Thulasi Tharumalingam.

‘TTT’ (4-0-KO2), who is now located in , competed at the Rio 20-16 Games and has since racked up a quartet of striking victories as a professional.

I was the first Qatari fighter in the Olympics now I’m also the first Qatari fighter to combine with the entire planet ’s leading management business.

“I really hope to offer a figure head for the increase of in Qatar and my final goal is to be world champion. I proved I’m effective at competing at the highest degree as an amateur by hitting the Olympics and I’d like to do much better from the professional game.

“Today I am tasked with the very best in direction, I will fully focus on becoming the best fighter I’m safe in the data the business side of my livelihood is taken care of. I’m determined to reach the top. ”

MTK World Wide Head of Business Enhancement Dr. Mirko Wolf included: “I’m delighted to welcome Thulasi into the group. I’ve watched his development for some time now and first thing I noticed about him was that his personality is much more suited to this professional game compared to amateur game.

“as Olympian, ‘TTT’ has already proven himself to be not just the better fighter outside of Qatar but outside of this whole Arab region.

“Tharumalingam has a multi cultural background and that’s something we actively support at MTK world wide, where equality and opportunity is right for everybody else. ”