Evgeny Chuprakov will fight with Eden Sonsona on May, 5 in Yekaterinburg
Promising and non-defeated Russian super featherweight boxer (up to 59kg) Evgeny Chuprakov (17-0, 9 KO) will conduct his next bout on May, 5 in Yekaterinburg. The rival of the 27-year-old Russian in the 12-round fight for the WBO Inter-Continental title will be 28-year-old Eden Sonsona (36-6-2, 13 KO) from the Philippines.
The bout Chuprakov vs Sonsona will be an important part of the fight card of a big show, which is organized by RCC Boxing Promotions (Titov Boxing Promotions) with the support of the Governor of Sverdlovsk region Evgeniy Kuyvashev. It is worth noting that for Chuprakov the forthcoming bout will be the first defense of his WBO Inter-Continental title.
2016 was a very productive year for Evgeny Chuprakov. In February and May Evgeny had two defenses of his WBO European champion title – he defeated Timur Akhundov from Ukraine (on points) and Sebastian Tlatlik from Germany (TKO). In November Chuprakov won experienced and previously non-defeated Jeremiah Nakathila from Namibia by the decision of judges and became new WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight title.
Eden Sonsona appeared on the professional ring for the first time in August, 2004 at the age of 15 at flyweight (up to 50,8 kg). In May, 2005 he became the Philippines champion at super flyweight (up to 52,2 kg). In December, 2009 Sonsona won the Philippines champion title at bantamweight (up to 53,5 kg).
In May, 2015 the boxer from the Philippines got the vacant WBC International Silver belt at super featherweight. Eden boxed out in Mexico and won by knock-out in the second round a non-defeated local puncher Adrian Estrella (22-0, 20 KO at the time of the bout). In February, 2017 Eden Sonsona won the vacant WBF International title.
Tickets for the tournament which will take place on May,5 are available on the following web-sites: kassir.ru https://ekb.kassir.ru, Kassy.ru http://ekb.kassy.ru, and uralbilet.ruhttps://www.uralbilet.ru.