Press Release: On Saturday, Russian heavyweight Andrey Fedosov (30-3, 25 KOs) will take on Philadelphia's Joey Dawejko in a ten-round bout in Ekaterinburg, Russia. This will be Fedosov's second bout in the past four months, as he defeated Francisco Mireles in the first round on June 30th. "I have been hearing that Joey has been talking a lot on social media that he was going to knock me out, but on Saturday, he will find out that he is barking up the wrong tree," said Fedosov.
The 32 year-old Fedosov will return to his home country of Russia for the first time in ten years when he steps into the ring at the Ekaterinburg Expo 9On the WOrld Boxing Super Series undercard).
"I am very excited to be once-again fighting in Russia. It has been a while. I have a lot of family and friends who will be there and have not seen me fight in person for a long time, so I know that I can not fail them."
Fedosov continued, "I believe that I am one of the top heavyweights in the world right now. I just need that opportunity to fight one of the top guys to prove that I belong there. After this fight, I feel that I will get that opportunity."
"This is a good step up for Andrey in his comeback, This is a big deal for him to be fighting in Russia on Match TV. After this fight, there will be big opportunities for Andrey," said Matthew Rowland of Banner Promotions, who along with Hitz Boxing, co-promotes Fedosov.
"We look forward to seeing Andrey fight on Saturday," said Bobby Hitz of Hitz Boxing. "He is in there with a good opponent in Dawejko, who is battle tested, so when Andrey wins on Saturday, it will serve notice to the rest of the heavyweight division that he is a contender for big fights."
"It's a great fight for Andrey. Dawejko believes that he will win the fight. Andrey can't wait to meet him in the center of the ring. It will be a real exciting fight," said Fedosov's manager, Andrew Zak.
The fight will be aired live in Russia on Match TV.