Anthony Yigit – Boxing coach.
Anthony Yigit is a Swedish professional fighter. As an amateur training and traveling to places like Ukraine, Russia, Germany and Cuba has given him the insight and experience to understand what it takes to be at the top.
Following his success at the 2012 London Olympics he signed and turned professional together with Sauerland Promotions. He is currently living and training in London together with his coach CJ Hussein. Fighters like WBC female world champion Mikaela Laurén, former European union champion Juho Haapoja and well known Brit Dereck Chisora are few well known names who have trained with him.
With an impressive record of 18 wins 0 losses and 1 draw Anthony “Can You Dig It” Yigit has shown great promise and that he is an up and coming fighter worth looking out for with his European title fight coming up early 2017. Anthony is ranked 19th on the WBC rating list – showing that he is one of Europe’s fastest growing prospects today.
- WBC Baltic super lightweight champion
- WBC Baltic Welterweight champion
- Notable Amateur achievements:
- 2 time Swedish champion
- 2 time Nordic Champion
- Quarter finalist European championships 2010 and 2011
- Olympian 2012