New challenge for Mickaël Diallo
Twice champion of France in , the resident of the Boxing Club of Thuir, Mickaël Diallo, will fight today in Brussels for a belt of intercontinental WBA champion. He had warned, last autumn, at the time of fighting, in Perpignan, for a new title of champion of France super middle, against the Marseillais Salim Ben Rejeb, that it would probably be his last boxing match at this level.
Mickaël Diallo The Catalan Bombardier, member of the Boxing Club of Thuir, returned after nearly four years of break is preparing, this weekend, to launch a new challenge. In need of a competitor at the national level, to continue to progress, to move up a rung.
This Saturday, he will try, in Brussels, Belgium, to take a WBA Intercontinental Championship title. For this international meeting, the Catalan who has professional fights in his career for victories and two defeats, K.-O. will be opposed against a boxer of very high level.
He will face Libya’s Malik Zinad, who left his country after Gaddafi’s death to settle in Malta. He has a serious record as he has won his professional fights, including sixteen times by knockout. However, he has not boxed for nearly a year and his victory, last June, already in Brussels, against the Israeli Ezequiel Maderna.
We go upmarket, warns the Catalan, who has long prepared for this meeting. Alongside Mickaël Diallo, another resident of the Boxing Club of Thuir continues his progression. Marc Baro, years old, finished last week second in the Coupe de France Elite Amateur in Saint-Avold Moselle.
The youngest Occitan boxer active in the seniors, he already has fights. During this France Cup weekend, he added three to his CV. A very complicated first, where he was injured broken nose on head shock by repeated faults of his opponent, which did not prevent him from winning.
He followed up with a success against a second opponent, whom he dominated technically, to qualify for the final. Back in the Pyrénées-Orientales, he is already working, with his staff, to prepare the future. He should, in the coming weeks, make his professional debut and continue in the footsteps of the one who had detected him, Angelique Duchemin died of a pulmonary embolism at years in , founder of the Catalan club, and who was his first coach.