Cruiserweight prospect Viddal Riley (4-, 2 KO’s) was now verified as probably the most present addition to the BOXXER: Khan vs Brook occasion utilizing spot on the AO Area Manchester on Saturday, February 19.
Riley, a Workers GB member in his novice time frame and now undefeated in 4 fights as a specialist, broke the data of his addition to the cardboard reside on Sky Athletics Information at noon these days.
“Viddal is among the most remarkably-rated potential clients in British boxing. He’s acquired the experience, generate and persona to be a megastar. We had been amazingly content material to indicator him to BOXXER and we’re energized to start the journey on these sorts of a large system,” reported Ben Shalom, founder and CEO of BOXXER.
“Viddal Riley has an ideal system to renew his occupation on the Amir Khan vs Kell Brook invoice. An enormous evening time for British boxing. We’ve welcomed Viddal to the Sky Athletics Boxing group as a social media presenter, however now he returns to the ring as an unbeaten cruiserweight contender,” defined Adam Smith, Head of Boxing Development at Sky Sports activities actions.
“It will likely be intriguing to stick to the up coming transfer of his journey as Viddal showcases his competencies in Manchester, with much more fascinating additions to the Khan vs Brook show to seem!”
A thriving creator and musician exterior of the ring, Riley has above two million followers all through his social media channels, all of whom can be paying shut consciousness when he tends to make his BOXXER debut in February, dwell on Sky Sports activities Field Enterprise.
“I cannot wait round to be once more within the ring. It’s been roughly 20 years and I’ve realized a big quantity [while I’ve been away] however what I’ve been finishing up my complete on a regular basis dwelling is boxing and to be geared up to excel in that self-discipline is fulfilling,” Riley defined to Sky Sports activities Info.
“We now have not received any information on the opponent nonetheless however I’m not too apprehensive about that. I’m simply specializing in myself and I can not maintain out to conduct [and show what] I’ve been hiding the previous two years, bettering upon within the darkish!
“There’s no stress, as a result of truth I’m utilised to having tens of millions of views and people seeing what I’m performing. Each time I do something women and men tune in. So this isn’t any distinctive – that is my occupation, that is what I’ve been undertaking.”
Riley’s BOXXER debut can be his very first time competing as a talented in his home state.
The previous Crew GB member represented Britain on the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics and went 41-8 with 19 KO victories during an novice profession which encompassed a European Junior Silver Medal and a purchase above Daniel Dubois. His certified bouts to day have taken place within the America of america, Dubai and Mexico. as correctly because the 2014 Youth Olympics bodily look.
Riley can also be acknowledged because the coach of YouTube feeling and super-influencer KSI, possessing certified him for equally of his bouts with Logan Paul as very effectively as his showdown with home rival Joe Weller.