PRITTY Left Hook: Brooklyn’s Polish Boxing Heavyweight Adam Kownacki

Undefeated Polish star and Brooklyn-native Adam Kownacki is known as “Babyface”.

This weekend he will look to thrill in front of a hometown crowd when he steps into the ring against veteran former title challenger Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola for a 12-round heavyweight showdown that headlines FOX PBC Fight Night on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, August 3 from Barclays Center.

This will be Kownacki’s ninth fight at Barclays Center and his first as the headlining attraction. We chopped it up and talked about growing up in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, his desire to become the first Polish Heavyweight Champion by defeating Deontay Wilder, and how is August will also welcome his first child. Babyface is having a baby.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. RhettĀ hosts the PRITTY Left Hook podcast, a polarizing combat sports insider's take featuring the world's biggest names.