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Rough Waters

March 16, 2024

Rough Waters

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March 16, 2024 10:00 PM
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Result

Joe Joyce
VS
Kash Ali
London, UK
City
Birmingham, UK
15-2 (14 KOs)
Record
21-2 (12 KOs)
Result
TBD
Joe Joyce
VS
Kash Ali
London, UK
City
Birmingham, UK
15-2 (14 KOs)
Record
21-2 (12 KOs)
Result
TBD
Kash Ali
VS
Joe Joyce
Birmingham, UK
City
London, UK
21-2 (12 KOs)
Record
15-2 (14 KOs)
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KOs
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Result
TBD
Kash Ali
VS
Joe Joyce
Birmingham, UK
City
London, UK
21-2 (12 KOs)
Record
15-2 (14 KOs)
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KOs
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Result
TBD

Fight Video

Description

Opportunity Knocks for Kash Ali Against Joe Joyce

Rotherham's Kash Ali is set to reinvigorate his boxing career with a high-profile bout against Joe Joyce in Birmingham on March 16. This fight marks Ali's chance at redemption following his disqualification for biting David Price four years ago.

Ali's Rocky Road to Redemption

After serving a six-month ban for his infamous biting incident, Ali reclaimed the IBF European crown. However, injuries and a 17-month hiatus from the ring halted his momentum, culminating in a points defeat to Bohdan Myronets last summer.

Joyce's Recent Challenges

Meanwhile, Joyce faced setbacks with losses to Zhilei Zhang for the interim WBO heavyweight title last year. Despite these defeats, Joyce, unbeaten in 15 fights prior, remains a formidable opponent.

Warren's Optimism and Joyce's Determination

Promoter Frank Warren expressed optimism, stating, "Kash Ali bit my hand off for the fight." Joyce, acknowledging Ali's unpredictability, remains confident in his abilities and aims to reclaim his heavyweight standing.

Ali's Preparation and Outlook

Trained by Richard Towers, Ali enters the ring with enhanced skills and unwavering determination. Towers believes Ali is primed for success, showcasing improved fitness, sharpness, and experience.

With 20 wins in 22 pro fights, Ali's clash with Joyce promises to be a compelling matchup, offering Ali the opportunity to resurge in Top Heavyweight Boxing.

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