Kabouti meets champ Idir

Sudan’s Makan Kabouti takes on ‘world champion’ Farid Idir in the 100kg heavyweight category during the ‘Clash of the Champions’ at Al Wasl Club on October 19.

By (KT Report)

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Published: Tue 28 Aug 2012, 10:05 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 8:30 AM

Idir, 27, who will be representing Belgium has an impressive record of 23 wins by knockout and will be eager to stop his challenger from Sudan, Makan Kabouti.

Kabouti is no stranger to the ring as he has an incredible 26 KOs from 29 fights so far. Besides the Heavyweight category highlight, the night will also feature another four bouts involving professional boxers from across the world along with another five fight cards featuring amateur fighters.

Another fight that is bound to catch attention is when World Champion Samba Bocar of Mauritania faces a challenge from double European champion Tuncay Murate of Turkey in the 75kg Super Middle Weight category.

Algeria’s Yacine Berrabah will be the third World Champion in the ring as he takes on Italian challenger Anass El Aourarz, who is a double European champ.

The 4th fight will also feature a world champion as David Douge of Austria takes on Libya’s Yannis Ladjal in the 71kg class and the 5th professional fight will see Tunisia’s Touka Sofian meeting Morocco’s Yassin Nrhailat in 72kg category.

Action will get under way with Zalim Roslanov of Russia taking on Mohammed Tah Hassen on Sudan in the Feather Weight 58kg category followed by the UAE’s Ahmed Darmaki facing Morocco’s Said Bouhrasi in the Semi-Middle Weight 65kg category.

And perhaps, for the first time ever there will be an Indian boxer involved as Raj Reddy takes on Mohammed Abdullah of Jordan in the 68kg category.

The ‘Clash of the Champions’ to be held under the auspices of world governing body ‘Fiba’ in coordination with the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and Dubai Police.

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