Lawrence Okolie Knocks Out Krzysztof Glowacki To Win Vacant Wbo Cruiserweight Title
Głowacki misplaced the WBO cruiserweight championship towards undefeated Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk (9-0, 9 KOs) on 17 September 2016 at the Ergo Arena in Gdańsk, Poland. On the evening, Usyk outpointed Głowacki after an thrilling twelve-round battle with the judges scoring it 119–109, 117–111, and 117–111 all in Usyk’s favour. On 16 April 2016, he defended the WBO cruiserweight title by unanimous decision ( , one hundred fifteen–109, ) against Steve Cunningham. Cunningham was down twice within the second-round and as soon as in tenth and twelfth. On 31 January 2015, Głowacki gained WBO European cruiserweight title by unanimous determination ( , and ) against Nuri Seferi (36-6, 20 KOs) at Torun, Poland.
Odds data updated every half-hour and are subject to change. We are pleased to respond to casual removing requests if there have been any crossed wires. Krzysztof Glowacki’s final battle happened towards Lawrence Okolie’s on twentieth Mar 2021, in London, United Kingdom. Promoter Eddie Hearn gushed after the struggle, and frankly ought to — Okolie is, as he said, certainly one of Matchroom’s high success stories.
How Lengthy Has Glowacki Been Combating?
Ordinary folk aren’t failures as a result of they haven’t received a boxing world title. Shame the presenters & commentators on Sky had to go on about his previous job ‘flipping burgers,’ although. “Okolie is bettering on a regular basis, it’s solely going to go power to strength. Long vary, devastating power. I’m wanting ahead to some big fights for him.” “It’s essential that I become one of Britain’s greatest cruiserweights and I even have the chance to do this. This was a great win however there are more tests forward.” In just his sixteenth professional struggle, Okolie used his height and reach to by no means permit Poland’s Glowacki shut.
- Next the referee did not hear the bell and Glowacki was punched by Briedis which was scored as a knockdown for Briedis.
- He’s boxed a total of 199 rounds, that means his skilled fights last 5.9 rounds on average.
- Such a lazy phrase; intended to encourage however as an alternative dismissive & disrespectful in the direction of lots of hardworking people.
- London’s Okolie, who strikes to along with his maiden world title win, had been written off by many as a difficult fighter to look at however put on a mesmerising, inch-excellent present in opposition to his hardest opponent so far.
Glowacki’s layoff was prolonged after he tested optimistic for the coronavirus in December, inflicting his fight with Okolie to be pushed back three months. “We need to go straight for all the titles and unify and then transfer as much as heavyweight,” Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn stated. Now he has his first world title in his 16th skilled contest. Anyway, I’d definitely say CBS did enough to win, however I’m guessing the judges scored the final 4 rounds based mostly entirely on assumptions.