World super middleweight title challenger Frank Buglioni stretched his unbeaten run to six fights with victory over Fernando Castaneda over the weekend and days later learned of a new date for his clash with Fedor Chudinov.
The 26 year-old Londoner faces WBA champion Chudinov on home soil at Wembley Arena in the autumn after initially seeing the fight pushed back at the request of the Russian’s promoter Vlad Hrunov.
Having taken just five rounds to dismantle his Mexican opponent on Friday, Bulgioni is looking to putting pressure on 13-fight Chudinov from the start in his bid to claim another world championship for promoter Frank Warren following the recent success of Terry Flanagan.
“I felt fantastic going into the fight, obviously I had the disappointment of the world title fight falling through (firstly), but I had to remain professional and do my best on Castaneda,” said Buglioni.
“My performances are going to be like that from now on, spiteful. It was strictly business for me and I wanted to do some damage.
“I can’t wait to get to Chudinov next and win that world title,” he added.
Chudinov, 27, defeated middleweight legend Felix Sturm to claim the belt back in May and makes the first defence in what will be his maiden UK contest.