Hassan N’Dam has an intensive record of accolades in fight sports activities.

A former WBO, WBA, WBC, and IBF boxing champion, N’Dam can now add “MMA fighter” to his resume. An announcement video printed Monday revealed N’Dam’s transition, in addition to his signing with rising promotion ARES. The phrases of N’Dam’s deal weren’t disclosed, nor was a goal date or location for his MMA debut.

“Why did Hassan signal at ARES?” ARES president Fernand Lopez mentioned within the video. “How may we not signal Hassan at ARES. That’s the true query. At ARES, our goal is to develop the abilities of Africa, the abilities of Europe, and thus far, Hassan has a primary function on the planet of fight sport.

“He began boxing again in Cameroon, and he proved to the world that he may go to the very best stage. His thought to start out MMA is to show to the world that it could actually occur on the highest stage.”

Over the span of a 15-year skilled boxing profession, N’Dam has compiled a 37-5 document with 21 knockout victories. Notable opponents he’s confronted embrace David Lemieux, Callum Smith, and Ryoto Murata. He additionally competed within the 2016 Olympics for Cameroon.

N’Dam, 36, most lately competed in December, dropping to WBA Gold tremendous middleweight champion Fedor Chudinov by unanimous choice.

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