TGB Promotions has signed heavyweight contender Lago Kiladze (24-1-0, 16 KO’s) to an exclusive promotional contract, it was announced today by Tom Brown, the company’s president.
A native of Ukraine, Kiladze has been living in the Los Angeles area and training with the renowned Joe Goossen at the world famous Ten Goose Boxing Gym in Van Nuys, California for most of 2016.
“We’re excited to start working with Iago, he’s a very hard working fighter who is looking to make his mark in the heavyweight division.” said Brown. “He’s been training with Joe and they’ve really formed a great fighter/trainer relationship.”
“Joe has been great to work with, I’ve learned so much this year and now that I’m working with TGB Promotions I look forward to the next chapter of my career in the heavyweight division,” said the 30-year-old Kiladze.
Kiladze has won his last four in a row after suffering his only defeat in November 2012 to Youri Kalenga in Berlin, Germany. Among the four victories includes a fourth round knockout of Rayford Johnson on the undercard of the World Heavyweight Championship between Wladimir Klitschko and Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden in April 2015.
“Iago’s a great learner and fighting as a heavyweight we’re going to see a much better fighter,” said Goossen. “Working with Tom is going to provide him with the opportunities he needs to maximize his potential.”