Robin Krasniqi reveals the hardships he has needed to overcome to get to the place he’s at this time
When and why you began boxing:
I began coaching at slightly health club in Munich originally of 2005 once I was 17. A couple of months later I watched a number of the boxers from my health club boxing on knowledgeable present, and I mentioned to my coach that I might field higher than a few of them. So I made my professional debut on October 20, 2005, with none beginner expertise.
Favorite all-time fighter:
Muhammad Ali, as a result of he had a giant coronary heart each inside and outdoors the ring.
Greatest combat you’ve seen:
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, as a result of each fighters had been very good and really quick.
Private profession spotlight:
Profitable the Interim WBA light-heavyweight championship towards Dominic Boesel [ko 3 – October 2020] and successful the European super-middleweight title towards Stanislav Kashtanov [ud 12 – June 2018].
Nathan Cleverly [l ud 12 – April 2013]. I fought him within the UK and he was a really full fighter.
Greatest and worst attributes as a boxer:
I don’t have any beginner expertise, however I’m a really arduous employee.
Be the primary to reach on the health club and the final to depart.
My favorite dish is fli. It’s Albanian.
Greatest associates in boxing:
My supervisor, Luan Dreshaj.
Different sportsperson you wish to be:
Nobody. I’m already the happiest sportsperson on the earth!
Final movie/TV present you noticed:
The boxing film, Bleed for This.
Who would play you in a movie of your life:
I’d select Mark Wahlberg.
Have you ever ever been starstruck:
No. I’ve all the time simply centered by myself profession.
Final time you cried:
Final month once I beat Boesel. It was an ideal aid. Life has not all the time been straightforward for me. I used to be solely a baby when my nation, Kosovo, was fully destroyed, and girls and youngsters had been massacred.
Greatest recommendation obtained:
Once I misplaced my third professional combat, my father mentioned to me that I’ve to both stay for the game or depart it, as a result of it was tough for him to see his son lose.
Worst hearsay about your self:
After my defeat final 12 months, many individuals mentioned that I used to be completed.
One thing not many individuals find out about you:
I’m infinitely grateful to Germany for the alternatives I’ve obtained right here. I’ve arrange a health club in Gersthofen the place I stay. I need to give one thing again to the younger folks within the space.
From: Gersthofen, Germany
File: 51-6 (19)
Titles: European super-middleweight & Interim WBA light-heavyweight
Subsequent combat: Because the WBA’s No. 1 contender at 175lbs, Krasniqi has his sights set on secondary champ Jean Pascal and full titlist Dmitry Bivol.