50 Shades of Hellraiser is the title for tonight’s (Saturday) action packed night of boxing at The Camden Centre, London.
The event features Aarron Morgan and Warren Fenn in their attempt to capture their first titles at light-middleweight.
160lb knockout artist Arthur Hermann makes a step up in class when he faces Bulgaria’s number one, Alexey Ribchev. Ribchev, who has 20 wins from 33 fights, was in London last year when he lost to Frank Buglioni. The 32-year old has also shared the ring with Chris Eubank Junior, Brian Rose and Jack Culcay so Hermann will need to be fully focused to win this one.
Kazakh born Hermann, who was forced to pull out of his scheduled fight in February through injury, has been sharpening his skills by regular sparring with gold medal winning Olympian James Degale who himself will face Andre Dirrell for the IBF world super middleweight title next month.
For trainer John Tandy and promoter Mickey Helliet it’s been a real struggle to find anyone willing to step into the ring with Hermann. Five opponents cancelled on him before Ribchev stepped up and accepted the challenge just last week.
Making his debut for Tandy Boxing is another exciting young fighter. Born in Liberia and having spent most of his childhood in Germany, when he’s not punching people for a living Freddie “Pretty Boy” Kiwitt also works as a personal trainer and fitness model.
Kiwitt is a 5-fight unbeaten welterweight sensation who moved to London this year to take his boxing career to the next level and on Saturday he’ll be facing Slovakian journeyman Lubos Priehradnik, hoping that an impressive performance could get him the boost up the rankings he so badly wants.
The full card for Saturday 18th April looks like this:
Aarron Morgan v Nodar Robakidze
Warren Fenn v Nicky Jenman
Tony Owen v Gyula Vajda
Darius Skop v Imantas Davidaitis
Arthur Hermann v Alexey Ribchev
Freddie Kiwitt v Lubos Priehradnik
James Chiericato v Michael Stupart
Tommy Tear v Kristian Laight
Frankie Monkhouse v Liam Griffiths
Asinia Byfield v Ali Wyatt
Chris Baugh v Zoltan Turai
Kian Thomas v Danny Donchev
by Tony Mager