28
Jan
2020

Skoglund, Edwards make weight in Nykoping, Sweden

Sauerland 18/12/2015

KGZ Fougstedt

Erik Skoglund (23-0, 11 KOs) and his opponent Derek Edwards (27-5-1, 14 KOs) both made weight today ahead of their ten-round light heavyweight clash on Saturday night in Sweden.

Skoglund aims to continue his World title charge by defeating Edwards, the only man to have beaten current Swedish World Champion Badou Jack, in front of his home fans at the Rosvalla Arena in Nyköping.

Light Heavyweight – 10 Rounds:
Erik Skoglund: 78.8 kg
Derek Edwards: 78.4 kg

Swedish Olympian and undefeated pro Anthony Yigit (15-0-1, 6 KOs) provides chief support for Skoglund’s bout with an eight-round light welterweight contest against former World Champion DeMarcus Corley (42-24-1, 25 KOs).

Light Welterweight – 8 Rounds:
Anthony Yigit: 64.9 kg
DeMarcus Corley: 63.7 kg

An action packed undercard features heavyweight hope Otto Wallin (13-0, 10 KOs) versus the Serbian giant Samir Kurtagic (12-7, 8 KOs), fan favourite Oscar Ahlin (12-1, 10 KOs) taking on the tough Russian Varazdat Chernikov (10-3, 5 KOs) and rising Swedish stars Sven Fornling (8-0, 5 KOs), Hampus Henriksson (1-0, 1 KO), Patricia Berghult (professional debut) and Daniel Hartvig (5-0, 2 KOs).

A full list of undercard weights can be found below:

Heavyweight – 6 Rounds:
Otto Wallin: 104.9 kg
Samir Kurtagic: 106.5 kg

Super Middleweight – 8 Rounds:
Oscar Ahlin: 77.6 kg
Varazdat Chernikov: 78 kg

Light Heavyweight – 4 Rounds:
Alexander Hagen: 79.3 kg
George Kandelaki: 78.2 kg

Light Heavyweight – 4 Rounds:
Sven Fornling: 77.9 kg
Gary Abajyan: 74.5 kg

Super Middleweight – 4 Rounds:
Hampus Henriksson: 77 kg
Davit Ribakoni: 75.4 kg

Female Light Welterweight – 4 Rounds:
Patricia Bergult: 62 kg
Sara Marjanovic: 60 kg

Light Middleweight – 4 Rounds:
Daniel Hartvig: 70.6 kg
Gyorgy Varga : TBC

Tickets for the Nordic Fight Night are available online via www.biljettforum.se or by calling (+46) 0771-130 150. All the action will be shown live on TV10 in Sweden.