Tom Breese will make his return to the octagon on June 5 in opposition to Antonio Arroyo as he hopes to bounce again in 2021.
The Englishman was stopped on Combat Island again in January by way of arm triangle in opposition to Omari Akhmedov to halt a few of the momentum constructing behind him.
Birmingham-native Breese received the ‘Efficiency of the Night time’ award in opposition to KB Bhullar with a superb first-round KO in Abu Dhabi on the again finish of 2020.
Though he couldn’t end this up with one other win within the middleweight division, the 29-year-old has the chance to get a morale-boosting win which might see him propel up the rankings within the 185lbs division as soon as once more.
Arroyo (9-3) can also be coming off the again of a defeat after shedding a unanimous resolution to Deron Winn again in December.
The Brazilian is prone to stand with Breese, which is able to play into the jiu-jitsu grasp’s arms after the latest enhancements in his putting.
In addition to the knockout in opposition to Bhullar final 12 months, Breese informed talkSPORT he has been working with Anthony Joshua’s coach in a bid to make him much more deadly along with his arms.
“One of many coaches is Joby Clayton, he trains Anthony Joshua, the heavyweight champion,” he stated.
“Coaching with him I’ve discovered many issues and I’ve gained an understanding in my putting and I’ve additionally been with a high class Greco Roman wrestling coach.”