The Rotunda Rumble will return to The Rotunda at Caesars Bluewaters Dubai on October 9 – and features a superb main event between undefeated Viktor Kotochigov and Maxi Hughes for the WBC International lightweight title.

The Rotunda Rumble IV event will be produced by D4G Promotions in association with Round 10 Boxing and MTK Global – and will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, and worldwide on IFL TV.

Kazakh hero Kotochigov (12-0, 5 KOs) is back following his impressive stoppage win over Andrei Isayeu in Almaty a fortnight ago, while Hughes (21-5-2, 4 KOs) returns after his upset win against former world title challenger Jono Carroll on an MTK Fight Night last month.

Elsewhere on next month’s card, amateur sensation Hovhannes Bachkov makes his highly-awaited professional debut, rising star Cesar Mateo Tapia (12-0, 7 KOs) is back, the always-exciting Rohan Date (12-0-1, 9 KOs) returns, Liverpool talent Blane Hyland (3-0) competes, and Faizan Anwar (3-0, 3 KOs) goes in search for another stoppage win when he faces the experienced JR Mendoza.

Ahmed A. Seddiqi of D4G Promotions said: “I’m delighted to announce another huge edition of the Rotunda Rumble. We’ve seen some incredible events in this region over the past year, and it’s an honour to return to the prestigious Caesars Bluewaters Dubai with another stellar card.

“Big time boxing has been missing from Dubai for the past six months due to the pandemic, so we can’t wait to have it return in a massive way with this fantastic event full of boxing superstars.

“The main event sees two exciting lightweights square off as Viktor Kotochigov faces Maxi Hughes, plus we have the much-anticipated debut of Hovhannes Bachkov, which is sure to be an occasion not to be missed.

“Unbeaten quartet Cesar Mateo Tapia, Rohan Date, Faizan Anwar and Blane Hyland all return too, so we can’t wait for next month as this is certain to be yet another spectacular event to grace Dubai.”