Charles Latuperissa definitely caught the attention along with his ring stroll earlier than his battle with Sultan Al Nuaimi in 2019.
The Indonesian fighter’s high-energy dance routine to MC Hammer’s ‘Can’t Contact This’ impressed the Dubai crowd at Caesars Palace.
Nonetheless, the battle didn’t match the music title as Latuperissa was floored twice and knocked out throughout the first spherical.
For Al Nuaimi, the whole lot went to plan as he accomplished a profitable debut in entrance of his residence crowd.
The fledgling super-flyweight will hope to develop and finally change into a authentic contender in what’s a hotly contested division.
Because the win, he has fought twice, profitable each along with his final victory coming in December. Nonetheless, big-name fighters at 115lbs embody Juan Estrada, Roman Gonzalez, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, Jerwin Ancajas and Kazuto Ioka.
Clearly Deontay Wilder didn’t take note of Latuperissa and determined elaborate ring walks had been the way in which ahead.
The heavyweight, who fought a couple of months after, in February 2020, mentioned he was weighed down by his outfit as he made his strategy to the ring for his WBC title defence towards Tyson Fury again.
He misplaced after which bizarrely blamed the 40Ibs costume.
“He didn’t harm me in any respect, however the easy reality is… that my uniform was means too heavy for me.
“I didn’t haven’t any legs from the start of the battle. Within the third spherical, my legs had been simply shot right through.”