England’s Rocky Fielding will problem Germany’s Tyron Zeuge for the WBA super-middleweight title on July 14.
Fielding appears unperturbed that Zeuge (22-Zero-1, 12 KOs) can have residence benefit for a fourth defence of the ‘common’ title on the Baden Enviornment in Offenburg, Germany.
“I’m very excited for this. It’s what I have dreamed of since being a young kid — to become world champion and we’re nearly there,” Fielding stated.
“To have the date locked in makes it all of the extra actual and it is one thing now to focus and purpose in the direction of. I’ve watched and tracked Zeuge since he gained the World Title in opposition to Giovanni De Carolis.
“He is a superb fighter with first rate foot work specifically. He is undefeated and has performed the whole lot they’ve requested of him up to now.”
Fielding’s compatriot George Groves is because of defend the total model of the WBA world super-middleweight in opposition to Callum Smith — who blew away Liverpool-born Fielding in a spherical three years in the past — within the World Boxing Tremendous Collection this September at a date to be confirmed.
The winners of each fights might find yourself assembly one another in 2019.
Fielding, 30, boxed in March and has been coaching alongside WBO interim featherweight champion Carl Frampton.
Fielding had been linked with a shot at Mexican Gilberto Ramirez, the WBO world champion.
“I boxed on the latest Kell Brook card and been ticking over and dealing with my coach Jamie Moore since,” stated Fielding.
“The Ramirez struggle fell by means of which was disappointing however the whole lot occurs for a motive, my promoter Eddie Hearn stated I shall be in huge struggle in July in order that stored me going. I can not look forward to the opening bell.”