Anthony Ogogo to fight Ruslan Schelev on comeback fight from injury

Published On Tuesday, July 14, 2015By British Boxing News

Unbeaten middleweight Anthony Ogogo returns against Ruslan Schelev

Unbeaten British middleweight Anthony Ogogo will fight Ukrainian Ruslan Schelev on his return to the ring after a year out through injury.

The 26-year-old, who won bronze at London 2012, has had two operations to fix an Achilles problem.

Schelev, who is also 26 and has won 11 of his 14 professional fights, will face Ogogo at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany, on Saturday.

"I wanted the very best opponent available for my return," Ogogo said. "I didn't want an easy opponent. I wanted someone who would really test me. He's a quality fighter. He can switch stance. He's strong and he can punch. It's going to make for a great fight for the fans."

Ogogo, who is managed by 10-time champion Oscar De La Hoya, has won all his seven bouts since turning pro two years ago.