IBF#8 world ranked cruiserweight Bilal Laggoune (24-1-2, 13 KOs) of Belgium will return to the ring on November 2 vs. Elvis Smajlovic (10-7-2, 6 KOs) of Bosnia. The 10 round main event will take place at the Mariakerke, in Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Belgian Fighting Competition (Ezzeddine Laggoune) will promote the event.
This will be the first fight for Laggoune in nearly year. Per his promoter, following a victory on November 2, he will fight Yury Kashinsky (18-0, 16 KOs) of Russia in an IBF eliminator in March 2020 in Dubai.
The undercard will feature former WBA interim cruiserweight champion Youri Kalenga against TBA, as well as locals Mohamed El Marcouchi (22-2, 10 KOs) and Kevin Vanderheyden (9-1-1, 1 KO) in separate bouts.