Lewkowicz Sends Best Wishes to Heavyweight Crusher Mago Before His 'Big-Time' Step Up
Lewkowicz, promoter of heavyweight powerhouse Magomed "Mago"
Abdusalamov (15-0, 15 KOs), is sending his best wishes to the
up-and-coming slugger in advance of his fight this week.
will take another step up in class this Saturday (September 8) when he
takes on former world title challenger and long-time top contender
Jameel "Big Time" McCline for the vacant WBC United States (USNBC)
heavyweight title in Moscow, Russia, on the undercard of the WBC
Heavyweight Championship main event between Vitali Klitschko and Manuel
has taken every step with ease so far," said Lewkowicz. "Now we will
see what he looks like against someone who has been to the top. I know
he is ready for this challenge and is taking it very seriously. He knows
another strong showing in front of all the dignitaries at this event
will put him in a position for a very big fight in the near future."
31-year-old Abdusalamov was last seen in July, demolishing well-thought-of contender Maurice Byarm by second-round TKO.
fight looked like a mismatch if you didn't know that Byarm was
considered an up-and-coming guy who had only lost to Bryant Jennings by
decision. And Jennings went on to knock out Sergei Liakhovich, the
former heavyweight champion, in his next fight. Mago made it look very
easy against Byarm. That's the kind of power he has. He will freeze you
in your tracks, even if you try to move."
Lewkowicz says he wants his fighter to know he'll do well Saturday night.
the start, we have said that Mago is the man to dethrone the
Klitschkos. And after his fight this weekend, that's what everyone else
will be saying too. I will wish him luck, but his two big fists are all
the luck he needs."