Simon Kean meets Italian Guido Vianello within the semi-finals of the boxing gala going down on August 19 on the Videotron Heart.
That is one other excessive profile duel main as much as the finals the place Artur Beterbiev will tackle Britain’s Callum Smith in a unification match for the WBC, IBF and WBO mild heavyweight titles.
The Trifluvien (23-1, 22 KOs) is trying to take the following step in his profession and this confrontation in opposition to Vianello (10-1-1, 9 KOs) is a good alternative to indicate which drink is sizzling.
“Vianello is a strong opponent, the largest problem of my profession however I made it,” Kean mentioned in a press release. I prepare like hell and it paid off in my final combat, I’m a 2.0 model of the Grizzly.”
When he final stepped within the ring on March 23, Kean defeated American Eric Molina by knockout. within the seventh spherical.
Eye of the Tiger Administration promoter Camille Estephan believes his cost has what it takes to take the following step.
“Simon needs to show he’s among the many elite of the heavyweight division and with an opponent of Guido’s caliber, this would be the alternative to show that. […] Vianello is presently one of the crucial outstanding recruits.
Vianello is Roman however trains in Las Vegas. He took half within the 2016 Olympic Video games in Rio.
Simon Kean’s supervisor Jessy Ross Thompson acknowledges Vianello’s qualities.
“Regardless that he has much less work expertise than Simon, we’re conscious that he has the expertise and expertise to trigger nice injury within the division.”