One of Finland’s best fighters of the modern era, lightweight Idis Tattle, has announced his retirement. The 35-year-old last fought in 2019 and then suffered a long string of shoulder and hand injuries. This coupled with Covid-19 has kept him out of the ring and now he has decided to retire.
Tatley, who left the ring with a record 32-3, turned professional in 2007 and won the WBA lightweight title twice and challenged WBA champion Richard April in 2014 but lost on points.
In the biggest fight of his career, he fought Teofemo Lopez at Madison Square Garden in New York City but was shot in the body in the fifth round.
Throughout his career, Edis Tatli has been coaching under Pekka Maeki.
In other news: On Friday night in Cancun, fans will watch the professional debut of sixteen-year-old Venom Tony “Lightning Jr” Curtis, who was trained by former DFL champion Roy Jones Jr.
Friday’s boxing will take place at the Oasis Resort and will be streamed live on ProBox TV and the ProBox App starting at 9:00 PM EST / 6 PM PT.
In the main event Christopher “Polo” Lopez (15-0-1, 10 KOs), of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, will face Alejandro “El Conejo” Diaz (11-4-2, 6 KOs), of Mexico City, Mexico for a On a regional address for WBC. Of the ten fighters on the televised portion of the card, seven are Mexicans, as this is the plan and the plan going forward – Mexican prospects in Mexican shows.
The second Marquez Promotions event will be held on November 18 also at the Oasis Resort. In 2023, there will be monthly events across Mexico (Mexico City, Monterrey, Culiacan, Acapulco, Guadalajara) all broadcast live on ProBox TV.