Joshua Buatsi might not ring any bells just yet but definitely remember the name.
He is a bronze medallist from the 2016 Rio Olympic’s and he’s just signed with Anthony Joshua’s crew at Matchroom Boxing. There was a significant amount interest surrounding Buatsi due to his impressive Olympic performance but it was Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua who managed to get a hold of the light heavyweight first.
Buatsi will make his professional boxing debut on July 1s at the O2 in London in a six round fight.
The 24-year old fighter has also signed with AJ Boxing, which is Joshua’s management team. Buatsi be will managed by Joshua’s manager Freddie Cunningham.
Hearn is confident that they have signed a future world champion. The talented Buatsi will be fighting on all of the big events organised by Matchroom Boxing according to the promoter.