WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion Patrick Nielsen (19-0, 9 KOs) faces the toughest test of his career so far when he takes on Patrick ‘The Machine’ Majewski (21-1, 13 KOs) at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn on September 7.
Nielsen’s latest opponent is relishing the opportunity to face the 22 year-old southpaw. ''This is a fight I was more than happy to accept,'' said Majewski. ''I can’t wait to come to Denmark and fight for his title. I am already ranked well with the WBC and WBO and this is an opportunity for me to move up the WBA rankings. I believe it will be a competitive fight but I am confident that when the final bell rings I will be taking the belt home with me.''
Nielsen shares his opponent’s confidence. ''This will be a tough test but one I am more than ready for,'' said the fighter from Albertslund. ''I will come prepared as always and fight with my heart. After the Andino fight my confidence is high and I know I have what it takes to take this guy out.''
Said promoter Nisse Sauerland: ''This is the toughest test to date for Patrick. Majewski is a highly ranked, world-class boxer. I have seen his fights and can see why he is called ‘The Machine’ - he just keeps coming! However I believe that Patrick will be ready and come September 7, he will announce himself even further on to the world stage.''
Tickets for the Nordic Fight Night at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn are available at www.arenanord.dk. Co-headlining the show is Cecilia Braekhus (22-0, 6 KOs) who puts her WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight titles on the line against the unbeaten Oxandia Castillo (12-0, 9 KOs). A full undercard will be announced shortly.
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