Rabat - Moroccan boxer Mohammed Rabii is set to mark his professional debut February 18th in Casablanca’s Mohammed V Sports Complex.
Rabat – Moroccan boxer Mohammed Rabii is set to mark his professional debut February 18th in Casablanca’s Mohammed V Sports Complex.
Last October, Rabii signed a contract with Nowhere2Hyde Management, owned by international matchmaker and manager Gary Hyde.
The contract followed Rabii’s victory at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where he was awarded a bronze medal in the men’s welterweight 69-kg boxing match. Rabii lost in the semifinals to Uzbekistan’s Giyasov Shakhram, (0-3).
Hyde expressed his delight in signing the contract with Rabii saying he’s “one of the best international boxers in the recent years.” He also expressed his admiration for what he calls Rabii’s “great style, with power in both hands.”
“Rabii is a hero in Morocco. We will support him to build his professional career in Casablanca, in front of his fans,” Hyde added.
Hyde also hinted that he is set to reveal more details about his management of Rabii,” adding that “preparation for the gala box games are underway.”
Tickets of the “gala’s box games” are on sale now.