May 24, 2024

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Euan Mendy takes on England's Noakes for the European lightweight title

Euan Mendy takes on England's Noakes for the European lightweight title

Euan Mendy (38 years, 1.74m, 48 wins, 22 before the limit, including 1 draw, 6 defeats by points) will face England's Sam Noakes (26 years, 1.73m, 13 wins, before the limit, 0 d .) for the vacant European lightweight title. (-61.235 kg, professional boxing, twelve three-minute rounds), Saturday evening at York Hall, London.

“He's won all his fights before the limit and that doesn't make me hot or cold. A feat I can't believe. I've boxed a lot of undefeated guys in my career.”

Perinchyk dropped his belt to devote himself to a world opportunity (he will face Mexican Emanuel Navarrete for the vacant WBO title in California on May 18), and Welshman Gavin Quinn took it. Mark Chamberlain for another belt last March.

A pro since March 2006, Mendy Noakes promises to be significantly more experienced than the WBO No. 10 challenger, a pro since 2019.

Pont St Maxens (Oise) Olympic Boxing Club lives on in the European era. After Mendy, another member of his team will try to capture the vacant continental title. On May 3 in Telford, back in England, Daniel Blenda dos Santos will face Shagan Peters for the light heavyweight crown.