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Mitrofanov: In America couldn’t believe that I am a newcomer in professional Boxing

Photo: vringe.com Dmitry Mitrofanov

Ukrainian boxer has told how he was looking for an opponent for his debut in the Pro ring.

Ukrainian Middleweight Dmitry Mitrofanov (2-0, 1 KO) spoke about how he began his professional career in the United States.

Recall that his first fight in the pros chernigovchanin held 27 November 2017, having won a technical knockout American Brandon Maddox (7-1, 5 KO’s), and the second on points defeated experienced local fighter Marcus Willis (17-5-2, 4 KOS).

On first impressions from training camp in the United States:

Accepted in the United States very well. Immediately greeted me, took me to the house, everything is beautiful. The first few days I adapted, and then met with the guys. They’ve already knew, heard of me. There the coach had seen them. It was very interesting, a little different. Training, preparation.

There are a lot of guys around my weight who are a bit below those above. We can say there’s a medium weight. We learn from each other, gain experience and get ready for battle.

About life in the United States:

We ourselves buy the products in the store that we need and cook. The Internet to help us, of course (smiles). Holidays celebrate together: birthdays, new goal, Halloween. It is the way they have in the new year. Also someone’s victory celebration. Well, there are all conditions. Halls, housing, food – all at the highest level.

On the negotiations relative first fight in the pros:

We waited for a contract to fight. However, the first match, which was to be held. Did not have time to find an opponent, because I already had 17 fights in the WSB, they are also considered, they could not give an ordinary opponent. They could not believe that I am a newcomer. I could not give a passing boxer, looking for a good record.

In October found him and I fought the first 6 rounds of which 4 worked.It was very exciting when I was waiting for a fight. All different from the Amateurs. However, when he came out to the ring, all was forgotten, – said Mitrofanov in interview Luckypunch.net.

We will remind, earlier it became known that his next fight Dmitry Mitrofanov can spend the spring.

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