Ryan Rozicki vs. Olandewaju Durodola: WBC final eliminator on December 2nd!

By Tim Smith - 11/29/2023 - No comments

Next up for Ryan Rozicki is the WBC final eliminator fight on December 2nd, where he’ll clash with Nigeria’s own Olandewaju Durodola, a force to reckon with at WBC No. 8. The fight, set to erupt at Emera Centre in North Sydney, Canada, is a battle for the mandatory challenger spot to face current champ Noel Gervor Mikaelian. Expect a gritty, hard-hitting contest, as both fighters are known for their knockout power.

Daniel Otter of Three Lions Promotions promises an electric card, with Rozicki geared up for a standout performance. It’s been a whirlwind year for Rozicki, racking up wins and titles, including a daring showdown against Oscar Rivas for the WBC bridgerweight title, despite a weight class jump. His heart and skills earned him not just a title but respect.

Durodola’s year mirrors Rozicki’s intensity, marking his fifth fight in 12 months, all ending in knockouts. He’s no stranger to high-stakes fights, having challenged for the WBC Cruiserweight title against Ilunga Makabu. Expect nothing less than fireworks when these two collide.

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Rozicki, the “Bruiser”, is a modern-day Dempsey, boasting a stellar record and multiple cruiserweight rankings, while Durodola, known as “God’s Power,” holds a formidable record, having previously clinched the WBC World Silver cruiserweight title.

The cruiserweight division is on fire, especially with the WBC’s 2023 convention announcements. Besides the Rozicki vs. Durodola eliminator, a tournament for the second mandatory challenger is set to keep the division active and thrilling.

Here’s a snapshot of what these fighters bring to the ring:

Ryan “Bruiser” Rozicki

  • Ranked No.1 WBC, No.5 IBF, No.8 WBO, and No.9 WBA at Cruiserweight
  • Record: 19-1, 18KOs
  • Stance: Orthodox, with a reach that commands respect

Olanrewaju “Gods Power” Durodola

  • WBC No.8 at Cruiserweight
  • Record: 43-7, 40KOs
  • A towering presence with a reach that’s hard to evade

How to Watch

Start Time: 7:30pm AST PPV

Ringwalks: 10:30pm AST

TV Channel: Live on PPV www.threelionspromotions.com

Running Order

Main Event:
Ryan Rozicki V Olanrewaju Durodola

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Chief Support:
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Mark your calendar for December 2nd, 7:30pm AST, for a fight that promises to be a rough and tumble affair, showcasing boxing at its most primal and passionate. The PPV event is available on www.threelionspromotions.com.