John “The Gorilla” Ryder has responded well since losing the first fight of his career as he has posted three consecutive wins and looks primed for a bona fide shot at a title belt. Sergey “The Ghost’ Khomitsky has lost two out of his last three bouts but can erase that pain with a win over Ryder for the vacant WBA inter-continental middleweight title in a match that is set for October 11 at the Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.
John “The Gorilla” Ryder opened as a -450 favorite with the Boxing odds while Sergey “The Ghost” Khomitsky opened as a +325 dog.
John “The Gorilla” Ryder
The 26 year old John “The Gorilla” Ryder is from Islington, London, United Kingdom and is the fifth ranked middleweight from the UK and is ranked in the world. Ryder fights from a southpaw stance and has a career 44th record of 18 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws. Ryder has 10 knockout wins for his career and has never been knocked out. Ryder is coming off a PTS win over Ruslans Pojonisevs on July 19, 2014 in a scheduled six round bout that took place at the Camden Centre, Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom. Prior to that Ryder scored a technical knockout win over Jez Wilson in the ninth round of a scheduled ten round bout on April 5, 2014.
Sergey “The Ghost” Khomitsky
The 40 year old Sergey “The Ghost” Khomitsky is a native of the Ukraine that now resides in Minsk, Belarus. He is the top ranked middleweight of Belarus and is ranked 52nd orthodox stance and now has a career record of 29 wins, 11 losses and two draws.Out of Khomitsky’s 29 wins a total of 12 have come by knockout. Khomitsky suffered a total of three knockout losses out of his 11 career defeats. Khomitsky is coming off a technical knockout loss to Robert Stieglitz on July 26, 2014 in the tenth round of a scheduled 12 round bout that took place at the Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany and was for the vacant WBO inter-continental super middleweight title.
We’ll call for Ryder to get the belt in this one!