South Africa based Malawian boxer Isaac Chilemba will not face Artur Beterbiev, after the Russian boxer’s promoter Yvon Michel turned down the fight.
After several days of hesitation, the Russian Artur Beterbiev will not ultimately face the Malawian Isaac Chilemba Gala on 14 March.
According to the Journal de Montrea the promoter of Beterbiev, Yvon Michel, confirmed the news.
“We decided to go in another direction, said the boss GYM. He will fight rather in our gala April 4, at the next defense of Adonis Stevenson.
“We are looking for a prestigious opponent for this duel.”
The interest GYM door Chilemba is not as high as we might have thought.
“Both have workouts together over the last few weeks and I was told that Isaac had not been able to do more than two rounds with Artur”, said Michel.