Adam Azim knocked out Rylan Charlton in the second round to maintain his unbeaten record. Check out Adam Azim Boxer ring walk.
Adam Azim : vs Rylan Charlton | Boxer | Ring walk
Azim is a British professional boxer. On 20 November 2021, Azim fought against Stu Greener.
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Born||1 January 2002
Slough, Berkshire, England
Azim made his professional debut on 2 December 2020 against Ed Harrison and won via wide points decision after winning every round on the referees scorecard.
Towards the end of the opening round, Azim knocked his opponent down after landing a right hook.
In the opening moments of the second round, Azim knocked Greener onto the canvas for a second time with another right hook. Following the second knockdown, the referee called an end to the bout.
Adam Azim vs Rylan Charlton
Adam Azim knocked out Rylan Charlton in the second round to maintain his unbeaten record; the 20-year-old sensation moved to 7-0 for his professional career with another brilliant display of speed and power at Alexandra Palace.
Adam Azim made light work of the toughest test of his career to date with a thrilling second-round knockout victory over Rylan Charlton.
Charlton had been touted as a significant step up for Azim, but the 20-year-old knocked down his durable opponent twice in the first round at Alexandra Palace, before ruthlessly ending the fight early in the second.
Azim moves to 7-0 in his fledgling professional career, with all the fights apart from his debut having ended inside the distance.
The performance will only build further hype around the super-lightweight prospect, with coach Shane McGuigan in the aftermath reiterating his belief that Azim is the most talented boxer he has ever trained.
Adam Azim Boxer
Azim faced Jordan Ellison on 19 February 2022. In the opening round, Azim connected with a powerful right hand to the body which knocked his opponent down onto the canvas.
Azim continued to control the bout and in the third round, he landed a heavy hand which knocked his opponent down for a second time. Following the second knockdown, the referee waved off the bout. On 26 March 2022, Azim fought Connor Marsden.
Twelve seconds into the bout, Azim knocked his opponent down with a jab. Moments later, Azim dropped Marsden for a second time, after which the bout was called to an end.
Azim’s fifth bout as a professional was against Anthony Loffet on 25 June 2022. Azim dropped his opponent with a right hook in the opening exchanges of the first round.
Loffett was able to beat the count, however, Azim proceeded to connect with a number of right hooks which visibly hurt his opponent. Following this, Loffett’s corner opted to throw in the towel to protect their fighter from further damage.
On 3 September 2022, Azim faced Michel Cabral. In the opening round, Azim landed a powerful left hook to the body which visibly hurt his opponent.
Azim followed this up with two heavy punches to the head which knocked Cabral onto the canvas. The bout was called to an end after Cabral was unable to beat the count.
Adam Azim is stepping up both in headlining tomorrow’s BOXXER: Breakthrough bill and when it comes to facing Rylan Charlton, the hardest opponent he’s come up against so far in his young career.
Before their clash on Sunday the two fighters took to the scales at Alexandra Palace. With a crowd of supporters willing him on, the pressure is on Azim.
But he showed no sign of nerves at the weigh-in on Saturday. He smiled as he stepped on to the stage and was recorded at 9st 13lbs 5oz.
Charlton was on the 10st super-lightweight limit exactly. The pair went head to head, nodded and shook hands. There was no need for anything more. They know they have a real fight on their hands.
“It’s another day at the office,” Azim said afterwards. “No pressure once I’m in that ring, it’s fight night for me. I’m always confident.”
As for a pre-fight prediction, he said, “You know what you guys will expect from me – that’s it.
“I will get that victory. I will win it style.”
Charlton, too, was showing no sign of doubt at the weigh-in. “I was confident with three weeks’ notice but super-confident with a full camp,” he said. “Let’s see if he can get out the first half [of the fight].”