Two-time IMMAF world champion Nikolija Milosevic will finally make her professional debut. On Saturday November 4, she will face undefeated Norwegian fighter Cecilie Bolander in a Scandinavian derby.
Talking to Frontkick, the world champ opens up on how it feels to finally make her pro debut at Superior Challenge 26.
“Just wonderful! My pro debut is overdue. It’s been long-awaited both by me and many others,” she says.
Milosevic has made a name for herself as one of the absolute best amateur fighters in the world, and been a force of nature in the IMMAF World Championships and European Championships.After fighting amateur tournaments all over the world it felt natural to make her pro debut on Swedish soil.
“I wanted to make my debut with a bang, so an established promotion like Superior Challenge, where I can fight on my hometurf, felt just right. There is no place like home,” Milosevic says.
Nikolija Milosevic: “She will be my hardest fight to date”
Bolander is undefeated as a professional MMA fighter with two first-round submission wins and also holds an impressive amateur record.
“She will be my hardest fight to date, just like it should be,”Milosevic says about her Norwegian opponent. “The fight will definitely be a dog fight. We are both pressure fighters so we will fight about who’s in charge in the cage.”
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