Next fight of Enrico Koelling is not determined yet.
Arthur Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KOs) won an easy victory over Enrico Koelling (23-2, 6 KOs) via TKO in the 12th round in the main event of the evening in Fresno, California, and got the vacant IBF light heavyweight title. Beterbiev gradually increased his advantage, while Koelling tried to keep the pace slow. In the final round Koelling was twice on the floor. The time was 2:33.
A live broadcast of the boxing evening from the American Fresno, California, in the main event of which Arthur Beterbiyev (11-0, 11 KOs) and Enrico Kelling (23-1, 6 KOs) will challenge the vacant IBF light heavyweight title. In the second main event of the evening Jose Ramirez (20-0, 15 KO) will meet Mike Reed (23-0, 12 KO) in a 10-round fight between two unbeaten super lightweights.
Russian Arthur Beterbiev and German Enrico Koelling will fight on August 31 for the right to become an mandatory challenger for the IBF title in the light heavyweights. The battle will take place in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved the date of the fight. Also on this evening the fight between the WBO world champion American Jessie Magdaleno and Mexican Cesar Juarez is scheduled.
In a surprise move, Top Rank won a purse bid on Tuesday to claim promotional rights to the light heavyweight world title elimination fight between Artur Beterbiev and Enrico Koelling.