Probellum has introduced the promotional signing of former IBF bantamweight champion Paul Butler – forward of his upcoming world title conflict with John Riel Casimero.
Butler (33-2, 15 knockouts) is a former world champion who made his skilled debut again in 2010.
It did not take lengthy for the Ellesmere Port man to make an affect, successful the British super-flyweight title in simply his ninth combat with a primary spherical knockout, earlier than including the Commonwealth, WBO Intercontinental and WBA Intercontinental bantamweight titles to his assortment not lengthy after.
The spotlight then got here in 2014, when Butler defeated Stuart Corridor to win the IBF bantamweight title.
“We’re very happy to welcome Paul Butler to the crew,” mentioned Richard Schaefer, President of Probellum. “He is labored extraordinarily exhausting for quite a lot of years to realize one other shot at a world title, and we’re delighted that we have been in a position to win the purse bid for it.
“He is likely one of the greatest fighters that the UK has produced over the previous decade, and at simply 32-years-old, nonetheless has loads of large nights forward of him, so we’re sure this might be a protracted and profitable relationship.”
The 32-year-old is now set to problem for an additional world title, after Probellum gained the purse bid for his WBO bantamweight title showdown with defending champion Casimero.
“I am delighted to be signing with an enormous drive like Probellum,” mentioned Butler. “Among the strikes they’ve revamped the previous few weeks have been large, and it is clear that that is the proper crew for me transferring ahead.
“Probellum have already proven their complete assist for me by successful the purse bid for my WBO bantamweight title combat towards John Riel Casimero, so I am proud to have them backing me and I can not wait to as soon as once more grow to be world champion within the close to future.”