Lawrence Okolie has his sights set on becoming a two-weight world champion later this year when he faces WBC bridgerweight champion Lukasz Rozanski in Poland.

Okolie was previously the WBO world cruiserweight champion before losing to Chris Billam-Smith last May. 

This fight will be Rozanski's first defense of his title after stopping Alen Babic last year in what was his 14th knockout victory in the professional ranks. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Rozanski vs. Okolie.

When is Rozanski vs. Okolie?
  • Date: Friday, May 24  
  • Time: 22:00 BST / 17:00 ET
  • Location: Rzeszow, Poland
  • Okolie's clash with Rozanski will take place on Friday, May 24.The match will be held at the Podpromie Arena in Rzeszow, Poland. Ring-walks for the main event should get going from around 10.30pm BST.

    What has been said?

    Lawrence Okolie commented: “I’m excited to go to Poland and test myself once again away from home. Rozanski is a good champion, with an explosive style, but I am impressed . He has never felt power like mine.”

    Lukasz Rozanski said: “I am defending my world title in my own backyard, in my city, fighting a former world champion. It is a fantastic fight, for moments like these, I have trained hard all my life.”



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