Montreal, Quebec (Canada) Thursday August 10th 2017 – TKO announces today the signature of Senegal’s phenom BAKARY “BLACK PANTHER” SAKHO (0-0-0) to a multiple-bout agreement that will see the giant striker make his professional MMA debut under the bright lights of the TKO organization. At 6’5″ and 250 pounds, Sakho is a powerful wrestler that has been perfect on the amateur circuit, destroying everybody in his path. The 25 year old boasts a 10-0 amateur Kickboxing record, a 6-0 professional Kickboxing record and is also undefeated in amateur MMA with a 5-0 record.
“Bakary will bring a lot of heat to the heavyweight division and I’m really looking forward to see him develop with the organization. We are talking about a talented young athlete that brings a lot to the table, he has the potential and the tools to be a fan’s favorite” explained TKO president Stephane Patry.
Look for Sakho to make his TKO debut potentially as early as September 8th on the TKO40: DENOUEMENT stacked card.
More info coming soon!