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Britain’s brilliant light-heavyweight Joshua Buatsi indicators with promoter BOXXER, with his fights to be screened exclusively on Sky Sports Buatsi will subsequent box on Might six in Birmingham Buatsi is an elite fighter in 1 of the most fascinating weight classes in the UK

12:59, UK, Wednesday 15 March 2023

Joshua Buatsi has signed an exclusive multi-fight, multi-year agreement with BOXXER, with his fights to be screened exclusively on Sky Sports.

Buatsi is 1 of the most fascinating fighters in Britain and at light-heavyweight is in 1 of the country’s most fascinating divisions.

His subsequent fight will be on Might six at Resorts Globe Arena in Birmingham, reside on Sky Sports.

Joshua Buatsi celebrates his victory against Craig Richards in their WBA light-heavyweight planet title eliminator

Unbeaten in 16 specialist fights, Buatsi has risen to No 1 in the WBA’s planet rankings and is pushing for his shot at championship honours.

An electric performer in the ring, Buatsi’s final fight was a triumph more than London light-heavyweight rival Craig Richards.

Croydon’s Buatsi, who is an explosive puncher with an aggressive fighting style, has won 13 of 16 pro bouts inside the distance.

A large final-round finish saw him beat Ricards Bolotniks. Other seasoned international opponents like Marko Calic, Ryan Ford and Marco Antonio Periban could not attain the final bell when they shared the ring with the Londoner.

Joshua Buatsi came via a test to cease Marko Calic in the seventh round

Buatsi won the British light-heavyweight title in 2019 when he blasted via Liam Conroy and he is on the cusp of additional higher-profile title fights.

The Londoner was also a decorated amateur boxer. He won the national amateur championships twice and certified for the Olympic Games when he won the European Qualification Occasion in 2016. In that tournament, primarily a continental championship, he beat future Globe champion Oleksandr Khyzhniak and a sequence of other leading-class opponents.

He boxed in spectacular style to win his Olympic bronze medal at Rio 2016 in a succession of wins that incorporated the knockout of the tournament when Buatsi brushed aside 3-time Globe medallist Elshod Rasulov with his trademark left hook.

A single of the most sought-right after fighters in planet boxing right after that Olympic Games, Buatsi completed his university degree prior to turning specialist the following year.

A huge suitable hand by Joshua Buatsi ends the fight in round 4 against Daniel Dos Santos

At BOXXER Buatsi joins a roster packed with fellow Olympians, which includes Lauren Price tag, Ben Whittaker, Frazer Clarke, Natasha Jonas, Karriss Artingstall and Caroline Dubois.

BOXXER CEO &amp founder, Ben Shalom stated: “We’re extremely proud and excited to welcome Joshua Buatsi to the BOXXER steady. He is an exemplary part model and 1 of the most talented fighters we have in this nation.

“Buatsi desires the largest fights probable in front of the biggest probable audience to attain his limitless possible. He feels he desires to make up for lost time and we’re searching forward to sharing this journey with him, as he sets out to bring main nights and titles to Britain.”

Joshua Buatsi stated: “I want to get the largest fights on the largest, most accessible platform for sports fans, so that is why I’ve signed with BOXXER and Sky Sports.”