Luss boxing star Hannah Rankin set for Ema Kozin WBC clash
10 months ago
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Hannah’s first fight of the year ended in a dominant points victory against American Logan Holler on March 10, with the former Hermitage Academy pupil saying that she felt back to her best. || Super Admin
Luss boxing celebrity Hannah Rankin will certainly tackle 2 time World Champ Ema Kozin for the WBC Silver Super Welterweight title later this year.
Hannah's first fight of the year ended in a dominant points victory versus American Logan Holler on March 10, with the previous Hermitage Academy student stating that she really felt back to her best.
And also now Hannah has the possibility to take the following step in the direction of regaining the IBO as well as WBA belts she shed to Terri Harper last year, as she deals with Slovenian previous WBF and WIBA champ Ema Kozin.
The bout will likewise act as a WBC and WBA Final Remover.
Kozin enters into the fight on the back of her first defeat in 23 outings, against American star Claressa Shields.
Reviewing the triumph versus Holler, Rankin told the Lennox: "I truly feel like I did well. I do not usually blow my very own trumpet, but I was pleased with my performance. I felt far more like my typical self.
"I actually appreciated the fight, it was a fantastic night and I reached display a bit even more of me. That's something I had actually been hoping for.
"Credit score to Logan for coming from America. We put on a terrific program for everyone, specifically given it was live on the BBC.
"My healing in the edge is improved, and all the work we have actually been making with Abertay University has greatly settled. It played a huge part in the fight and has actually made me certain that I can take myself to the following level.
"I'm extremely happy with just how it all collaborated. We'll proceed working with them as well as hopefully my following camp will be back up in Dundee as well."
Hannah's round was relayed reside on BBC iPlayer, something she thinks is crucial in making boxing available to all.
She proceeded: "I want individuals to be able to see my fights on systems like the BBC. It's something I've been working really tough in the direction of.
"A great deal of fighters originated from histories that aren't that well off, as well as I assume that it opens it as much as numerous people being able to tune in completely free, without needing to place in their information and join to a platform.
"BBC iPlayer is great for making the sporting activity more obtainable to even more individuals.
"I had my cousin's wedding event a week after, as well as a lot of individuals were saying they would certainly seen my fight however wouldn't have actually done typically if it lagged a paywall. I was really delighted to listen to that."
And Hannah thinks she is now securely on the right track to becoming a globe champion for the 3rd time, having shed her IBO as well as WBA belts to Terri Harper last October.
The 32-year-old added: "Logan was ranked in the top 10, and that was truly important to me. I wished to come back versus a leading placed challenger.
"Logan and also I had mentioned combating prior to the pandemic, yet it never happened. I recognized it would be a fantastic battle to see, yet I likewise understand that's where I belong.
"I get on the track back to coming to be a world champion. I'm completely focused on bringing an additional title back to Scotland."
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