WBC welterweight champion, unbeaten Albanian southpaw Florian Marku will hope to challenge for further honours as part of the BOXXER roster in 2024.
Introducing 'The Albanian King' Florian Marku...
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Florian Marku has a professional boxing record of 13-0-1. His most notable fights include:
We sat down with the pride of Albania to discuss his love for the sport of boxing and his career ambitions:
Who are your favourite fighters of all time that have inspired you?
Muhammad Ali and Roberto Duran.
What has been your favourite fight in your career so far?
In Greece back in my MMA days against Stamatis Bitakos, I won by stoppage in round 2 in front of a crowd of 11,000 in Athens.
What would you say are your best attributes in boxing?
My mindset, speed and ability to adjust to every style in the ring.
Do you have any interesting pre-fight rituals/ superstitions?
My music, and I pray to God for a healthy victory.
What is your ultimate goal in boxing?
To become world champion and fulfil my destiny.
Florian Marku pictured during a welterweight bout against Jorick Luisetto at Wembley Arena on November 20, 2021,.
We also spoke to Florian Marku about his interests outside of the ring...
Who is your favourite music artist?
What is your favourite holiday destination?
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Florian Marku has agreed to fight welterweight rival Chris Kongo, with the bout expected to take place in March.
Marku and Kongo were involved in a heated confrontation when they came across one another at a press conference in August 2023, with fireworks expected when the pair meet in the ring.