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Ziyad Almaayouf returns to the ring August 26 on Usyk-Dubois Card

Undefeated super lightweight prospect Ziyad “Zizo” Almaayouf (3-0, 1 KO) is excited to step back into the ring as he awaits his upcoming bout against Janos Penzes (2-4, 1 KO) of Budapest, Hungary. The 6-round bout is scheduled to take place on August 26, 2023, as part of the undercard for the much-anticipated clash between Oleksandr Usyk and Daniel Dubois, taking place at the Tarczyński Arena in Wroclaw, Poland.

Training out of Vero Beach, Florida, Almaayouf has been honing his skills under the watchful eye of renowned coach Buddy McGirt. His journey to date boasts an unblemished record. Making him a rising star to watch in the super lightweight division. Promoted by Skill Challenge Promotions, Zizo is ready to perform on the international stage.

“I’ve been waiting for this moment to step back into the ring. Make more history for Saudi Arabia and continue my journey in the world of professional boxing,” Zizo stated. “I’ve been training harder than ever with Buddy McGirt. We have a great gameplan in place and I’m in tip top shape. The opportunity to be part of the Oleksandr Usyk vs Daniel Dubois card is an honor and I’m ready to give fans a stellar performance as always!”

Amer Abdallah, Director of Boxing Operations at Skill Challenge Promotions expressed his confidence in Ziyad’s abilities. “Ziyad is coming into this fight with a lot of confidence. I know he’s been dedicated to his training program and I’m happy with his progress. All the sparring and training with Buddy and his stable of fighters has made Zizo a better fighter. Fighting on this card will give him great exposure and we are excited about his future.”

The upcoming fight presents a chance for Zizo to make a statement as he continues his ascent in the boxing world. Fans can expect to see the best version of Ziyad when he steps into the ring on August 26 in Wrocław, Poland.