Polish fighter has ruined five unbeaten records in his time
Heavyweight talent Nick Webb (13-1, 11KOs) faces Kamil Sokolowski (5-14-2, 2KOs) in his next fight on December 15 at the York Hall.
The 31-year-old heavyweight from Chertsey tackles Sokolowski over six three-minute rounds on a British Warrior Boxing Promotions show for his 15th professional contest.
32-year-old Sokolowski is based in Barnstaple, Devon, and has a record of upsetting unbeaten prospects, such as Adam Machaj (4-0); Sean Turner (10-0); and Webb’s teammate Naylor Ball (5-0).
“He’s been in with lot of good guys and stopped prospects on their way up,” noted Webb. “He’s a tough guy, he goes the distance normally. He stopped Naylor Ball, who’s from same gym as me.”
The younger brother of world champion bodybuilder Bartosz Sokołowsk, Kamil is a former Polish national kick-boxing and Muay-Thai champion, before moving to England from Czestochowa and turning to boxing in 2014.
His five victories and two draws were against opponents with a combined record of 37-4.
Webb, who’s sole career defeat came at the hands of David Allen (13-4-2) last July, has since bounced back with a two-round demolition of Welsh dangerman Dorian Darch (12-7-1) in September.
“I came straight back with a second-round stoppage against Dorian Darch and it was easy work, really. My biggest thing was to not get hit with any shots in that fight and I didn’t. He [Darch] was looking for that overhand right that Dave Allen threw but he couldn’t catch me with it. I stopped him with a good left body shot and that gave me confidence back in my power.
“I’ve been training properly for this fight, been sparring with Dillian Whyte and been feeling a lot better. I’m just happy to have had another proper camp and feeling 100 per cent. I’m throwing punches harder in training and more confident in my power again. I feel fit, feel ready.”
Trained by Johnny Edwards at Guildford City Gym, Webb’s initial reaction to his solitary defeat was to experience three learning fights before returning to title contention again. His fourth-round KO loss to the ‘White Rhino’ was a 10-round British title eliminator contest.
“Not sure what the New Year will bring yet. It’s how I win this next fight that will determine how I move on from here.”
“I just want to get the rounds in against good, durable guys and then next year, get a title fight in, maybe the Southern Area title or something like that, and then I want to get the rematch with Allen.
“The loss doesn’t prey on mind, it’s never in the background, but it has taught me to always be switched on. It was my own fault and my tactics have always got to be on point. I had never been hurt in the gym or in a fight, but now I know I’m human like every else. When I get the return fight and get the win, then there’s nothing that can be held against me.”
The British Warrior Boxing Promotions event also features London 2012 Olympic silver medalist John Joe Nevin (10-0), as well as unbeaten prospects Alfie Price (3-0) and Webb’s stablemate Rohan Date (6-0-1).
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