Lawrence Okolie has 12 wins from 12 since turning professional
Lawrence Okolie is predicting world title glory within a years’ time as he looks to make an emphatic start to life under new trainer Shane McGuigan.
Okolie defends his British and Commonwealth belts against Jack Massey at the Manchester Arena on July 6, live on Sky Sports, in what will be his first fight under the guidance of McGuigan.
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There had been mooted talks that ‘The Sauce’ was in line for a shot at WBA champion Denis Lebedev – but after a showdown with the Russian failed to materialise – Okolie will look to take his frustrations out on Massey before again pursuing a world-title opportunity.