Harvey Horn (9-0, 2 KOs) is promising a “masterclass” when he meets Fadhili Majiha (27-14-4, 13 KOs) at Wasserman Boxing’s ‘The Development Series’ event on Thursday November 25 at London’s iconic York Hall, live on Boxing Social in the UK and Ireland and FITE TV in all other territories worldwide.
Horn has had to prepare for a new opponent for the second time at short notice following the withdrawal of Jerson Ortiz. The 26-year-old southpaw will now face the hard-hitting Tanzanian Majiha, an experienced operator, who dropped Andrew Selby twice in their 2019 contest in Newcastle.
Despite the late change of opponent, Horn, who returns to action following a unanimous points win over Adam Yahaya on October 2 at The SSE Arena, Wembley, remains focused on the task at hand as he aims to put the Flyweight division on notice with a statement win in East London.
“I’m buzzing,” said Horn. “I’m really looking forward to it. Obviously, the change of opponent hasn’t been ideal but it’s not bothering me really. I’m experienced enough now to know that no matter what my opponent brings, I should be able to counter it, nullify them, and beat whoever is in front of me.
“I’ve had a little look at my opponent. I’ve seen what he does. I’ve seen he can whack a bit, but I know what I’ve got to do. I’ve got ten rounds to impose my game plan on him and I’m confident I can get the job done. I’ve had a great camp, I’m in great shape and my sparring has been good.
“The ball is rolling now. The main problem in my career so far has been inactivity. There have been opportunities, but I haven’t been pushed. Since signing with Wasserman Boxing, I’ve had two fights in eight weeks. They know that if I’m pushed correctly and kept busy then it’s world honours for me.
“I did what I said I was going to do in my last fight. It was my first fight back after two years out and I boxed great. Obviously, I was still a bit rusty so there was bound to be things that I didn’t do spot on, but this time, I’ve got no excuses. I’m a fresh, active fighter so this fight should be nothing less than a masterclass. I’m putting that pressure on myself. I believe that with what I’ve been doing in the gym and how good I’m feeling, it’s going to be a masterclass.”
Harvey Horn tops an action-packed bill at York Hall as he headlines the first Wasserman Boxing ‘The Development Series’ event in a ten-round Flyweight contest against Fadhili Majiha.
Top Heavyweight prospects Hosea Stewart and Matty Harris will make their professional debuts having signed promotional terms with Wasserman Boxing. Stewart, who was handpicked by Anthony Joshua as a sparring partner for his fight with Kubrat Pulev, will face Artur Kubiak, while the hotly tipped Harris will meet Bulgaria’s Mladen Manev.
Also in action is Adam Booth trained Super Welterweight Ryan Martin against Angel Emilov, former Team GB Flyweight debutant Chloe Watson facing Judit Hachbold, Dutch Super Middleweight Martin Foruversus Pavol Garaj, Louis Horn debuting in the Lightweight division against Jakub Laskowski, and Welterweight amateur standout ‘The Show Stopper’ Saqib Khan.