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Daud Yordan Prepares for Fight in Europe

Daud Yordan Prepares for Fight in Europe (skbupdate)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian lightweight WBO Intercontinental title holder (61.2 kilograms) Daud Yordan will fight on the continent of Europe in the next two or three months.

As reported by Antara, Daud did not disclose the name of the country that would be the place of fight, as the fight is still being arranged by his management.

"What is certain is in Europe," said the boxer with a record of 38 wins (26 of which were KO) and four defeats.

Daud Yordan had actually fought on the continent of Europe before. The Sasana Kayong Utara boxer has recorded two bouts in Europe since a career in professional boxing in 2005. So he will not have difficulty adapting to food or climate in blue continent countries.

The first experience of fighting in Europe was against boxer Pavel Malikov, on April 22, 2018 in Russia. At that time, Daud Yordan managed to win an eighth round knockout over Malikov.

Then the second when facing host boxer Anthony Crolla at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, 10 November 2018. During the fight, Daud "Cino" Yordan lost on points againts Crolla.

Daud started his boxing career in the featherweight class (57.1 kilogram), and won the IBO title after a knockout win over Philippine boxer Lorenzo Villanueva in Singapore, May 5, 2012.

Then he defended his title by defeating Mongolian boxer Choi Tseveenpurev also in Singapore on September 9, 2012. However, he finally lost to South African boxer Simpiwe Vetyeka in Jakarta April 14, 2013.

After that, Daud Yordan decided to rise classes of feathers (57.1 kilograms) to the light class (61.2 kilograms). The first debut in the lightweight class was to beat Argentine boxer Daniel Eduardo Brizuela (Argentina) in Australia on July 6, 2013.