British light heavyweight champion ‘Super’ Dan Azeez has signed an exclusive long-term deal with BOXXER and will defend his title on March 26 – live on Sky Sports.
The unbeaten London man will make his first defense of the belt he won in November with a career-best performance that resulted in a seventh-round stoppage of former champion Hosea Burton.
With 10 of his 15 wins by knockout, Azeez, who boxed for the University of Essex while studying a degree in finance and accounting, has so far lived up to his growing reputation.
“I am delighted to sign with BOXXER and fight on Sky Sports. I believe I have earned my place to show my skills on this great platform. I look forward to defending my UK title on March 26 as I continue my to reach the top of the sport and become a world champion,” said Azeez, 32, who turned professional in 2017.
“Dan Azeez has fought hard to the top of the pyramid through the South Zone, England and UK titles. He is an inspirational personality with a great boxing style,” said the Founder and CEO. by BOXXER, Ben Shalom.
“We are thrilled to have him signed after his last outing against Hosea Burton, where he became one of the most talked about light heavyweights in the country.”
Adam Smith, Head of Boxing Development at Sky Sports, said: “Dan has a fabulous story and we are absolutely delighted with his rise through the light heavyweight division!”
BOXXER Fight Night takes place on Saturday March 26 at the OVO Arena Wembley in London and is live on Sky Sports. Tickets are on sale now via Boxxer.com