Martin Bakole will look to drive a shot at Daniel Dubois and the WBA ‘common’ title that the London heavyweight holds.
Bakole’s final outing was a formidable, conclusive win over French Olympic champion Tony Yoka from the away nook.
Born in Congo and now primarily based in Scotland, Bakole has solely misplaced as soon as in his 19-bout skilled profession.
He is now rated at quantity two within the WBA’s heavyweight world rankings and has signed to hitch new promoter BOXXER.
BOXXER’s Ben Shalom informed Sky Sports that Bakole intends to implement a shot at Dubois.
“I feel they’re about to order a compulsory for Daniel, Martin desires that title. Martin is prime of the tree within the WBA now,” Shalom mentioned.
“With his win in opposition to Tony Yoka, he was so spectacular to exit and try this in Paris in opposition to a former Olympic champion. On the circuit he is presumably probably the most prevented heavyweight on the market. Delighted to have him. I feel he might problem for world titles very quickly.”
Oleksandr Usyk is the WBA’s full world champion, however Dubois holds a secondary or ‘common’ belt with that sanctioning physique.
The Londoner is recovering from an damage he sustained in his final combat, a scare in opposition to Kevin Lerena. That although is the combat Bakole is gunning for.
“Martin backs himself in any combat within the heavyweight division. Daniel Dubois is on his record and Billy Nelson [Bakole’s trainer] has been speaking about him for a very long time and so they’re able to go,” Shalom mentioned.
“It’s undoubtedly that title that we’ve got our eyes on. Obviously Daniel’s injured for the time being. But fortunately with Martin he’ll combat anybody. They might choose any identify for him to combat for that title and he would take it.
“So we have got a really, superb heavyweight that is keen to combat anybody. That’s an ideal combine.”