Amateur MOROCCAN boxer Mohammed Rabii is set to finally make his professional debut come 18th of February next year, competing in his hometown at the Complexe de Sportif Mohammed V Arena in Casablanca
Twenty three year old boxer spoke to Morocco at the current year’s Olympic Games held in Brazil, where he won a bronze award in the welterweight division, beaten in the elimination rounds to Uzbek fighter Shakhram Giyasov, who eventually lost the title in the finals to Daniyar Yeleussinov of Kazakhstan. Rabii had beaten Yeleussinov in the AIBA World amateur championships. An estimated 6M locals in Morocco saw every Olympic match of Rabii, an indication to his superstar importance back home.
A talented boxer, Mohammed has been the World Series of Boxing Fighter of the Year, with an exclusive multi-year managerial contract with Nowhere2Hyde Management, which is possessed and managed by renowned international manager Gary Hyde, of Cork, Ireland.
Hyde stated that they are excited to have under their company, one of the best novice boxers on the planet. “Rabii has an awesome taste for style with knockout force in both hands. He is now set to start his master profession before his doting fans in Casablanca on February 18. He is the nation’s legend, along these lines; the plan is to take full benefit by building him up at home in Morocco.”
Also included under Hyde’s management are also 2 boxers – Simpiwe Vetyeka, then World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight and Gevorg Khatchikian, middleweight, will battle in the prime event & co-feature, correspondingly, against rivals to be resolved. Three more battles presenting boxers from Morocco will round out the card.
Vetyeka with seventeen knock outs, battling out of South Africa, is right now positioned No. 4 by the World Boxing Association. Netherlander Khatchikian, on the other hand has twelve knockouts and 2 losses. Losing to present super middleweight title holders James Degale (IBF) & Gilberto Ramirez (WBO).
Mohammed Rabii won various boxing titles, including the gold award at the AIBA World Amateur title in 2015.
The boxing setup in the Kingdom of Morocco was modified in the result of London 2012, & the Atlas Lions’ launched presented new talents including welterweight Mohammed Rabii, who turned into a celebrity in Casablanca and abroad when he won every one of the seven of his matches, including a great triumph over Olympic gold medalist Roniel Iglesias.
The country has a strong & old tradition in boxing where Atlas Lions have been a steady treat. They earnestly took their first appearance in WSB to present some great boxing ability to the happiness of the Moroccan fans such as businessman Mohamed Dekkak and to its supporters worldwide. Just like Mohammed Rabii, his colleague Achraf Kharroubi likewise made an impact in Season V, placing third in the flyweight classification in spite of his relative lack of experience. And in spite of not being able to advance in Season V, Atlas Lions will hope to perform stronger in Season VI to accomplish a championship.