Ahlin Makes April 22 Comeback In Sundsvall
Swedish super middleweight Oscar Ahlin (13-2, 11 KOs) will
return to the ring at the Nordic Fight Night on April 22 at
the Sporthallen in Sundsvall, Sweden.
Ahlin makes his comeback after almost a year out of the ring
following his defeat to British boxer Patrick Mendy, and a
subsequent foot injury. Now fully recovered, the 27 year-old
is eager to put this ‘frustrating’ period behind him.
‘’It’s been a frustrating 12 months for me,’’ he said.
‘’Firstly, with the loss to Mendy, and then, injuring my
foot in training camp in Las Vegas. It’s been way too long
since I was last in the ring, and I just cannot wait to get
back in there.’’
The pressure is on Ahlin to perform after suffering his
second career loss, but ‘The Golden Boy’ insists he is
relaxed and will come back stronger as a result of his
“I’m not worried,’’ said the Stockholm fighter. “An
undefeated record means nothing to me. I have learned and
improved so much from my two defeats, both technically and
even more so mentally.
“In my first defeat I made the weight really badly. I felt
so drained and had nothing left in the tank for fight night.
I felt like I was competing against myself, rather than my
“And in the second fight, I personally don’t feel like I
lost, but still, it wasn’t a great performance. I was too
eager and just looking for the KO.
‘’These experiences have helped make me a better fighter,
and whatever happens now, I will never stop and I will never
Ahlin fights on the undercard of Otto Wallin’s WBA
Continental Heavyweight title clash with Gianluca Mandras,
which also features Mikaela Laurén’s WBC Female World Super
Welterweight title challenge versus Ewa Piatkowska, plus
fights for Rocco Wadell, Hampus Henriksson and Kennedy