Erik Skoglund (24-0, 11 KOs) and Mikaela Lauren (26-3, 11 KOs) both made weight ahead of their title fights at the Hovet on Saturday night in Stockholm. The Swedish stars top the bill at the Nordic Fight Night event, which signals the return of big-time boxing to the Swedish capital after almost fifty years.
Skoglund faces the dangerous South African Ryno Liebenberg (17-2, 12 KOs) for the vacant IBO International Light Heavyweight title, while Lauren defends her WBC Female World Super Welterweight title against Ivana Habazin (15-2, 6 KOs).
IBO International Light Heavyweight Championship:
Erik Skoglund: 78.5 kg
Ryno Liebenberg: 78.6 kg
WBC Female World Super Welterweight Championship:
Mikaela Lauren: 67.5 kg
Ivana Habazin: 66.5 kg
The undercard features a star-studded Swedish line up including heavyweight talent Otto Wallin (14-0, 10 KOs), former World title challenger Klara Svensson (15-1, 5 KOs) and fan favourite Oscar Ahlin (13-1, 11 KOs).
Heavyweight – 8 Rounds:
Otto Wallin: 104 kg
Irineu Beato Costa Jr: 113 kg
Female Super Lightweight – 8 Rounds:
Klara Svensson: 62.7 kg
Lucia Morelli: TBC*
Super Middleweight – 8 Rounds:
Oscar Ahlin: 77.9 kg
Patrick Mendy: 78 kg
Female Super Lightweight – 4 Rounds:
Patricia Berghult: 63.2 kg
Katarina Vistica: TBC*
Welterweight – 4 Rounds:
Daniel Hartvig: 68.3 kg
Nikoloz Gvajava: 68.2 kg
Female Bantamweight – 4 Rounds:
Angelique Hernandez: 55.6 kg
Karina Kopinska: 56 kg
*Morelli and Vistica will be weighed in later today.
Tickets are available online via www.globearenas.se and www.AXS.com, by calling (+46) 0771-31 00 00 and from the Stockholm Globe Arenas Box Office.
All the fights are available to watch live on Viaplay Fighting.
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