Slipenko: “I will have a good opportunity to reach the top of the ACA middleweights if I beat Dipchikov”

Slipenko: “I will have a good opportunity to reach the top of the ACA middleweights if I beat Dipchikov”

Former ASA Welterweight Champion Vitali Slipenko told that a victory over Bulgarian Nikola Dipchikov would help him move into the organization’s middleweight rankings.

On Thursday, the ASA League officially announced that Slipenko will fight in the 84 kg category at the ASA 170 tournament in Moscow on February 9 against Dipchikov.

“I am happy to have such a fighter as an opponent.” He is a good and dangerous attacker. He fought with all the best, with the middleweight champion. He’s in the rankings. So if I win, I will have a good opportunity to immediately move to the top of the division. I am happy to have this opportunity. My task is to win,” Slipenko told .

Slipenko has 16 wins and five losses. Previously, the fighter competed in the welterweight division and will now hold his first fight in a higher category. In his last fight, Slipenko lost to Ustarmagomed Gadzhidaudov in July 2023 and lost the ACA welterweight belt. Dipchikov, 39, has 22 wins and 11 losses. The Bulgarian ranks ninth in the ACA middleweight rankings.

All ASA tournaments are broadcast live on and Match! Fighter”.

Source : MatchTV

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