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Adam Azim is ready to launch a ‘package’ of Rylan Charlton chin challenge on 11/27 | Boxing News


Rising star Adam Azim is enjoying the toughest test of his young professional career when he pitches a rare bill on Sunday against Rylan Charlton on November 27.

The 20-year-old boasts a spotless 6-0 record after five straight knockout wins and aims to make history as England’s youngest world champion.

Boxxer CEO and founder Ben Shalom has previously highlighted the difficulty of finding an opponent for Azim, which is his clear first impression, while those who dare share the ring with he was less responsive about his breakneck speed.

But in Charlton comes a new, welcome challenge, needed in his ascent, with the 30-year-old finishing second at the Coventry Boxxer Series earlier this year and also impressing in a loss in February 2021 before Florian Marku. .

Azim told Sky Sports: “I’m super excited for this match, I’ve been waiting for this game for years. “Everything is on time, right? November 27, you will see the best of me.

“Rylan Charlton is a great fighter, but you will see my class and my IQ on November 27th.”

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Adam Azim caught up with Michel Cabral with a dangerous body shot and a quick combination to end the first half.

Asked for a chance to send a text message to his opponent, Charlton joked that “it’s time I started checking your pointy chin”, prompting Azim to smile as he vowed to give the talk. himself on the ring.

Azim said: “He can say whatever he wants. “Everybody in boxing gets hit, you can’t just see from my six fights that I’ve had whether I have a chin or not.

“You’ll see if I have a chin on fight day, but see if he can hit me first.”

Charlton’s most dangerous asset lies in his strength, though Azim believes his forefoot approach could benefit him as he prepares to display more of his arsenal. .

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Adam and Hassan Azim join Fenners and Jimmy Bullard in the Soccer AM studio, as they discuss how they got into boxing and Amir Khan’s influence.

“He can punch, I’m pretty sure he likes round shots but for me, I love left or right hookers because I’m really a counter puncher,” added Azim.

“A lot of people haven’t seen that because all my fights are going on. You’ll see what kind of counter-attacker I am on fight day.

“I’m pretty sure I know what he’s going to do. He can’t beat me because that’s not his fighting ability, his ability to go forward and put pressure.

“Which I don’t mind because I like people who pressure me because I’m a counter-attacker.” People have seen me move on, but actually I’m better off going back.

“This is the time when I can show my full package.”

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Adam Azim showed off his jumping rope skills against Jimmy Bullard and the Fenners on the set of Soccer AM.

It represents a step up in quality for Azim as it sees unsurpassed aggression, timing and nimble hands overpower all that lies before him so far in his career.

Coach Shane McGuigan has made no secret of his desire to fast-track Azim for his talent, contributing to raising expectations of becoming one of the most highly regarded young boxers in the country.

“I use that (hype) to push myself in training, stay motivated,” says Azim. “I’m on a journey to become world champion and for me it’s just to keep giving and keep doing my job.

“I know for a fact that nobody trains harder than me, a lot of people train hard but I always talk about boxing, always watch boxing.

“This hype, people talk about me, I don’t mind.”

Adam Azim takes on the role of Rylan Charlton when he makes his first appearance on ‘Super Sunday’ live on Sky Sports on November 27; Lerrone Richards vs Zak Chelli, Mikael Lawal’s British title fight with Deion Jumah, Hassan Azim and more all on the Alexandra Palace bill

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