A MAJOR STEP FOR MBILLI
On December 11, Christian “Solide” Mbilli (19-0-0, 18 KOs) could take a significant step forward in his career when he faces American Ronald “Akeem” Ellis (18-2-2, 12 KOs) for the WBC Continental Americas super middleweight title. The duel, which will be presented by A&H Boxing and Capital Punishment Boxing Club in association with Eye of the Tiger Management and La Queen, will be held at the Zembo Shrine Auditorium in Harrisburg, Pa., As the main event of the evening that will also feature starringThomas Chabot (5-0, 5 KOs), Alexandre Gaumont (2-0, 1 KO.) as well as twins Angel (3-0, 3 KOs) and Antonio ( 2-0, 1 K.-O.) Perez.
This is an important duel for Christian Mbilli since a victory could propel him into the top 10 at 168 lbs and thus bring him closer to a world championship fight: “This fight against Ronald Ellis represents the last stage of development for Mbilli. Ellis is a complete boxer who also offered quite a challenge to David Benavidez. Christian is knocking on the door of his division's elite and this victory could give him the opportunity to face the biggest names in the near future" says EOTTM’s Director of Development and Head Coach Marc Ramsay.
“I am very motivated to return to fight in the United States against an opponent of Ronald Ellis’ caliber. I am ready to deliver quite a performance to the spectators and I intend to send a serious message to the rest of the super middleweight division,” said 13th ranked WBC world contender Christian Mbilli.
Ronald Ellis, who has served as Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's training partner in preparation for his clash with Caleb Plant, has a wealth of professional experience as he has rubbed shoulders with some of the bigger names of this division. He offered a solid performance in his bouts against David Benavidez last March and DeAndre Ware, in addition to having defeated the double amateur world champion, Matvey Korobov.
This boxing evening which will be presented on www.punchinggrace.com will also allow boxing fans to see twins Angel and Antonio Perez in action, the Thetfordois, Thomas Chabot as well as the powerful puncher from Buckingham, Alexandre Gaumont. In order to obtain more information, please visit www.eottm.com or www.punchinggrace.com.