DiBella Leisure introduced the signing of novice star Mikiah Kreps (1-0, 1 KO as a professional) on Tuesday.
The 24-year-old from Niagara Falls, New York, is a two-time winner of the Nationwide Golden Gloves match (2014, 2019), and acquired a bronze medal on the 2019 AIBA World Championships.
Kreps is managed by Jamel Herring and Jerry Casarez’s First to Combat Administration, and is being educated by her mom, Deborah Kreps. Reacting to this huge step in her skilled profession, Mikiah acknowledged, “I’m extraordinarily blessed to be on this place and able to showcase my expertise to the world. Thanks to my managers, Jerry Casarez and Jamel Herring, for believing in me and thanks to Lou DiBella for giving me the chance.
“I’ll proceed to work exhausting and be the very best I may be, as we work towards our purpose of turning into a world champion.”
Kreps opted to show skilled in 2020 relatively than coping with the uncertainty of the Tokyo Olympics. She made her skilled debut in October towards fellow debutante Noely Romero, profitable by second spherical TKO.
Kreps is ready to make her return to motion on Might 14 towards Alex Love (3-0, 2 KO) in a bantamweight contest on UFC Combat Cross. Their combat would be the co-headliner of the Broadway Boxing Presents: Women Combat card in Nashville, Tennessee. The principle occasion is a light-weight bout between Heather “The Warmth” Hardy (22-1, 4 KO) and Jessica Camara (7-2).