Firuza Sharipova to face Finnish Eva Wahlstrom
The bout is held for the two champion belts in super featherweight: the WBC belt held by the Finnish boxer, and the IBO belt of the Kazakh boxer.
The manager of world boxing champion in two weight classes Firuza Sharipova, Sergey Zavileysky, and the promoter of WBC world champion Eva Wahlstrom from Finland, Perti Paimander, informed consent on a bout between the two boxers, BNews.kz correspondent reports referring to a press service of the boxer.
The boxer's representatives met on September 8 right after Sharipova defended her WIBA champion belt facing Yulia Kutsenko.
"It is tentatively planned that a bout between Sharipova and Wahlstrom would take place on December 1 in Saint Petersburg. The parties will approve the date and venue in two weeks. The boxers will fight for the two belts in super featherweight: the WBC belt held by the Finnish boxer, and the IBO belt of the Kazakh boxer. Sharipova is the compulsory contender for Wahlstrom's champion belt," reads a report of the boxer's press service.
We note that Wahlstrom attended the boxing evening and Sharipova's bout. After the bout, the Finnish boxer stepped onto the ring and held face-off with Sharipova. Also, she announced the bout with the Kazakh boxer on her Instagram.
The WBC Professional Boxing Organization has already approved the bout.