In the 11th professional bought of his young career, the Croatian heavyweight made easy work of his Greek opponent with a decisive knockout in the early goings of the second round.
Filip Hrgović notched a decisive win in his 11th professional bought on Saturday night, with a second round knockout against Alexandre Kartozia of Greece. Speaking after the short fight Hrgović noted that it was only a matter of time before he landed the finishing blow. The Croatian now has a professional record of 11 wins and no losses, with an impressive nine by way of knockout. He is currently ranked as the world's tenth best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
With an long and impressive amateur career, that includes and impressive record of 74 wins and 15 losses, with a gold medal at the 2015 European Amateur Boxing Championships and a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Hrgović is now looking to make his mark in the professional ranks: "I have been calling out the big names in my sport for a long time now. I understand that it's risky for them to accept a fight with me. If it were up to me, I would get back in the ring tomorrow with the biggest names in boxing," Hrgović said after the win.
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