EBU Extends Joe Joyce vs Agit Kabayel Purse Bid!

Could Joe Joyce vs Agit Kabayal Be Next?

Joe Joyce and Agit Kabayal
Joe Joyce (left) and Agit Kabayal (right).

Joe Joyce vs Agit Kabayal purse bid extended!


WBA Gold heavyweight titlist Joe “Juggarnaut” Joyce fresh off his victory over veteran Bryant “By-By” Jennings, received notification from the European Boxing Union about a purse bid to face champion Agit Kabayel. 

Originally, the date was set at August 7. However, 3kingsboxing has learned the offers deadline is postponed until September 3.

Kabayel, a 26-year old German boxer, won the vacant EBU title back in 2016 by defeating Christian Lewandowski. Since winning the belt, the undefeated fighter has made four successful title defenses. 

The young titlist currently ranks within the top ten by three of the four major sanctioning bodies. Although holding rank is critical, his counterpart is the more known fighter throughout the boxing community.

Joyce also holds the Commonwealth heavyweight title via defeating Lenroy Thomas back in 2018. If the WBA Gold titlist’s goal is to get a title opportunity, this is a very beneficial fight considering the rating status of the EBU titlist.

INTERESTING FACTS

Joyce has never faced a fighter with a losing record, nor has he ever fought an undefeated fighter.

Kabayel holds a surprising majority decision victory over the ageless Dereck Chisora.

LOOKING FORWARD

This is a good opportunity for combatants looking to make a splash towards a title shot. Viewing the landscape, most of the more relevant fighters in the division are busy or have just finished competing. It’s safe to say this could be the best available fight to make while more clarity in the division unfolds.

3kingsboxing will continue to monitor this story for further development.

By: Garrisson Bland

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Garrisson Bland - Head of Public Relations/Senior Journalist. Garrisson is the Head of Public relations for 3kingsboxing.com as well as a senior writer. He is also the host of YouTube boxing show "Truth And Facts Sports Talk."