FavBet lands heavyweight brand ambassador in Filip Hrgović

Croatian heavyweight prospect, Filip Hrgović has signed a two-year partnership agreement with the international betting company, FavBet

The collaboration will see the undefeated banger take part in a series of marketing activities as well as the development of many projects related to corporate social responsibility.

Hrgović commented: “If you want to be the first and the best – you need hang out with the best. That’s why I chose FavBet, who have already collaborated with big sports names like boxer Oleksandr Usyk or legendary football player Alex Hleb. That is why I really look forward to future joint projects.”

The news comes as Hrgović prepares to feature on one of the most anticipated cards of the year on Saturday evening, when he takes on Eric Molina on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr for the world heavyweight title. 

Oleg Smityuk, Head of international marketing at FavBet added: “Filip Hrgović is one of the most promising boxers in the world. He has won titles at the world and European level, and his greatest successes are yet to come! Therefore, Filip is exactly what we need to further expand our business.”

FavBet plans to launch an online betting business in the Croatian market in Q1 2020. Filip Hrgović will play a key role alongside Ivan Rakitic, a popular Barcelona footballer and Croatian national team player who became a FavBet ambassador in August.

Hrgović and Rakitić will represent the Favbet brand in Europe, while in Ukraine they will represent the Favorit brand.