Abass Baraou Secures New Contract with Wasserman Boxing, Fights This Friday In Telford

02/27/2024 - No comments

Wasserman Boxing is thrilled to announce that Abass Baraou has renewed his contract.

This top-contender in the super welterweight division will keep fighting under the Wasserman banner, guided by the seasoned hands of Kalle and Nisse Sauerland, who’ve been in his corner since his pro debut in 2018.

Baraou steps into the ring this Friday night in Telford, squaring off against Sam Eggington for the vacant EBU European Super Welterweight title. Catch the action live and without charge on Channel 5 from 10pm.

Ranked seventh by the World Boxing Association, the German, and a former European Amateur Championships gold medalist, is set to boost his career sky-high this week by nabbing the European title.

Baraou shared, “I’m thrilled to renew my contract with Wasserman Boxing and to continue my quest for the world title with Kalle and Nisse at my side.

“Wasserman Boxing is unmatched in lining up the big fights I’m after, kicking off this Friday night with the European title on the line. With Jorge Rubio coaching me, I’m brimming with confidence about what’s ahead.

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“I’m eyeing some major international bouts this year, and my team and I have a solid strategy to turn my dreams into reality. Come Friday night, I’ll be crowned the new European champion, sending a clear message to the world titleholders.”

Kalle Sauerland, the big boss of boxing at Wasserman, added, “We’re over the moon to have Abass stick with Team Wass, and we’re all geared up to steer him through the next phase of his journey.

“Abass is a force to be reckoned with in the super welterweight division, and he’s kicking off a monumental 2024 by vying for the European Super Welterweight title in a thrilling showdown with Sam Eggington this Friday.

“Abass is a powerhouse at 154lbs, ready to take on the world as he enters his prime. This year promises to be a milestone for him as he aims to hoist the flag for his homeland and chase down the dream of becoming Germany’s next world champion.”

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