IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington (29-0) will be making his third title defense this autumn.
Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington makes the third defence of his IBF World Featherweight Title against Sofiane Takoucht at the FD Arena on October 12th 👑 pic.twitter.com/GZGT9HcSYM
— Frank Warren (@frankwarren_tv) August 7, 2019
“The Leeds Warrior” will square up against France’s Sofiane Takoucht (35-3-1) at First Direct Arena in Leeds on October 12. Warrington, 28, last fought Kid Galahad in June, defeating him via SD.
Takoucht, 33, is a southpaw from France. He previously held the IBF International featherweight belt. Two of his three loses were handed by Alexander Miskirtchian. His last bout was in June when he beat Yesner Talavera.