By Per-Ake Persson
Hungarian heavyweight Zsolt Bogdan (9-0) headlines Felix Promotion’s show in Kecskemet (Hungary) May 22 and take on Frenchman Jean Marc Monrose (27-8-2 and former EBU cruiser champ).
In the chief support featherweight Robert Laki (8-0-1) is in against Imre Nagy (11-6) with the vacant national title at stake.
In other action cruiser Imre Szello (6-0) face the only Cuban fighter based in the Czech Republic in Miguel Velozo (17-3-2) and supermiddle Balasz Kelemen (22-1) returns to action for the first time since losing to Vincent Feigenbutz and take on tough Pole Robert Talarek (10-10-2).
German Z! Promotions, headed by the Zastrow brother, Alexander and Boris, won purse bids today in Rome for the right to stage the fight for the vacant EBU heavyweight title between Erkan Teper and David Price.
Z! bid 252 500 Euro while Sauerland Promotion bid 231 979,55 Euro. The purse split is 50-50.
When and where Teper vs Price will be staged will be announced soon.
It will be a night of the heavyweights on the SES promotion July 11 at the GETEC Arena in Magdeburg when Ruslan Chagaev (33-2-1) defends the WBA regular heavyweight title against Francesco Pianeta (31-1-1) in what is also an all-southpaw clash. Both men have also been second best - to put it nicely - against Wladimir Klitschko but it´s still an interesting matchup and can Pianeta finally put it all together we might see a new heavyweight champion.
Photo: P. Gercke/SES Boxing
On the undercard there’s heavyweights only in German champ Michael Wallisch (14-0), Int’l German champ Steffen Kretschmann (19-2), Tom Schwarz (12-0) and also Edmund Gerber (24-2) who like Pianeta is a former Sauerland fighter.
WBC female superwelter champ Mikaela Lauren (24-3-1) take on WBO counterpart Hanna Gabriel (14-1-1) June 6 at Eriksdalshallen in Stockholm (Sweden) in a title unification. Lauren still also cling on to a numer of minor titles.
The show is promoted by Lauren and Mikaela is probably the hardest working woman in the boxing business. Outside of training and promoting she´s also a coach and personal trainer, makes personal appearances and is featured in a ten episode documentary that currently airs on Swedish TV.
Lauren also has a defence coming up on Trinidad & Tobago that’s been postponed twice already and the latest is that this fight will go ahead in July - if Mikaela gets past “La Amazona” Gabriel that is and many experts feel the WBO Queen will be too good for her.
French lightheavy champ Patrick Bois (14-3-1) defends the title against Hugo Kasperski (25-5-1) June 4 in Clermont Ferrand. Kasperski moved up to 175 last year after spending the bulk of his career at supermiddle. It’s the second defence by Bois since regaining the title after losing to current IBF # 1 Nadjib Mohammedi.
By Per-Ake Persson
May 16, Thieu, BEL:
8x3: Sheldon Moore, Bel TKO 5 Zoltan Sera, 71,5, Hun
Mohamed Sder, 65,9, Bel W 8 Gabor Gorbics, 66,5, Hun
8x3, Timur Nikarkhoev, 76,1, Bel TKO 2 Mustapha Stini, 79,6, Bel
6x3: Ilias Achergui, 73,3, Bel TKO 5 Janos Varga, 74,8, Hun
May 16, Ukhta, RUS: I. Sudelaynen
Andrey Bogdanov, Rus W12-U Nacif Castillo, Mex
WBU ger title.
8x3: Sergey Gorokhov, Rus TKO 2 Pascal Ndomba, Tan
8x3: Igor Selivanov, Rus TKO 2 Marat Khuzeev, Rus
Murad Dalkhoev, Rus W6-U Igor Makoedov, Ukr
4x3: Erzhan Zhailov, Kaz/Rus TKO 4 Vladislav Sagalakov, Rus
May 16, St Petersburg, RUS: A Osokin
Ismail Iliev, 70,0, Rus W6-U Alisher Ashurov, 67,5, Rus
60-53 twice and 60-52. Ashurov was down in the second and sixth.
Andrey Isaev, 57,7, Blr/Rus W8-U Ravil Mukhamadiyarov, 56,3, Rus/Lat
80-72 twice and 79-73.
Kirill Samodurov, 78,7, Blr/Rus W4-U Sergey Beloshapkin, 80,5, Rus
40-36 on all cards.
Nikita Biryukov, 67,6, Blr/Rus W6-U Andrey Polyakov, 69,5, Rus
60-54, 59-56 and 59-55.
Mait Ayrapetyan, 75,6, Rus W6-U Talat Sharipov, 75,0, Rus
60-54, 58-56 twice.
May 16, Salzwedel, GER, Alte Kantine, PSP Boxing, bdF
6x3, lh: Nils Schmidt, Ger TKO 4 Todor Ilic, Ser
sm: Samir Bejrovic, W 6 (60-54) Aleksandar Jankovic,
6x3, sm: Artur Gaserjan, Ger TKO 2 Misa Nikolic, Ser
6x3, c: Valdemar SchŲnbeck, Ger TKO 3 Goran Dilic,
6x3, h: Senad Gashi, KO 1 Dubravko Knezevic,
6x3, h: Alem Begic, KO 1 Nedeljko Covoric,
6x3, lh: Ismail ÷zen, Ger W dq 4 Adil Rusidi,
Rusidi first had a point docked, then was dq.d for deliberately losing his mouthpiece.
6x2, ?: Mirjana Vujic, Ser W 6 (58-55) Ivana Mirkov,
May 16, Sevilla, SPA: Teatre de Antique, Balearic Affair
Jorge Fortea, 67,0, Spa TKO 4 Koba Karkasadze, 67,2, Spa
Rudy Encarnacion, 60,3, Spa W 6 Michael Carrero, Nic/Spa
Ruben Varon, 71,3, Spa W 6 Jose Manuel Lopez Clavero, 71,5, Spa
Carlos Perez, 61,2, Spa W 4 Lorenzo Rayo, 60,6, Spa
Eva Naranjo, 53,5, Spa W 4 Maribel de Sousa, 51,9, Spa
May 16, Inowroclaw, POL, Tymex Boxing Promotion
sw: Damian Jonak, Pol W10-U Ayoub Nefzi, Bel
97-93, 99-91 and 97-92.
6x3, sf: Oszkar Fiko, Rom Wtd 6 Krzysztof Cieslak, Pol
w: Michael Zerominski, Pol W6-U Ivo Gogosevic, Cro
c: Nikodem Jezewski, Pol W6-U Tomislav Rudan, Cro
6x3, h: Marcin Siwy, Pol TKO 2 Vjekoslav Bajic, Cro
4x3, sl: Michal Lesniak, Pol TKO 2 Janos Vass, Hun
8x2, sl: Ewa Brodnicka, Pol W8-U Monica Gentil,
78-75, 77-76 and 80-73.
May 16, Saint Maur, FRA:
l: Ala Eddine Moussa, Fra W 6 Guy Albert Haguy, Fra
lh: Mustapha Hamiche, Fra W 4 Gael Prodilailo, Fra
May 16, Champs sur Marne, FRA:
c: Siril Makiadi, Fra W 6 Christian M´Pumbu, Fra
w: Mickael Thezenas, Fra D 4 Yohann Le Bronnec, Fra
May 16, Cayenne, French Guyana, FRA:
l: Arnold Martinez, W 6 Mohamed Boufagua,
May 16, Vierzon, FRA:
sw: Franck Harroche Horta, Fra W10-U Karim Merroudj, Fra
Harroche Horta retained the French superwelter title on scores of 97-93, 97-94 and 98-93.
c: Isossa Mondo, Fra W 6 Augustin Macelot, Fra
lh: Guillaume, Haye, Fra W 4 Mamadou Ba, Fra
May 16, Amboise, FRA:
4x2, l: Bilitis Gauthier, Fra W 4 Elisabeth Alonso,
May 16, Madrid, SPA:
sb; David Orgaz, Spa W 4 Javier Diaz, Spa
May 15, Oviedo, SPA:
w: Aitor Nieto, Spa W12-U Pavel Semjonov,
An IBF subtitle, but which? East/West? It was scored 117-112, 115-114 and 115-113.
4x3, l: Pablo Fuego, KO 2 Daniel Gurau,
4x3, sf: Juan Luis Gonzales, Spa TKO 3 Vasile Sandu,
sw: David Estrada, Spa W 4 Jair Cortes,
4x3, sm: Jose Ramon Fernandez, TKO 2 Mihai Ghizeanu,
May 15, Adeje, SPA, Sala Magma
sm: Cheik Dioum, Spa KO 2 Dumitru Nicu Manea, Rom
Prodebut for Manea.
f: Zebenzui Garcia, Spa W 6 Roberto Fernandez, Spa
l: Sandro Dominguez, Spa KO 2 Jesus Garcia Simon, Spa
May 15, Gernika, SPA:
6x3, w: Kerman Lejarraga, Spa KO 1 Marius Jacheanu, Rom
f: Jon Fernandez, Spa W 4 Jesus Sanchez Madrid, Spa
w: Denis Suchanov, Rus/Spa W 4 Diego Jair Ramirez, Spa
May 9, Torino, ITA:
w: Helmi Touay, Tun/Ita W 4 Davide Cali, Ita
sl: Skalli Shakib El Kadimi, Ita D 4 Lucian Mihai Cirlig, Rom/Ita
f: Shoaib Zaman, Pak/Ita W 4 Gianni Ricupido, Ita
May 9, Belpasso, ITA:
sw: Gaetano Gutta, Ita W 6 Italo Brussolo, Ita
May 8, Parma, ITA:
lh: Stefano Failla, Ita W 4 Tamas Danko, Hun
l: Roberto Priore, Ita TKO 2 Bence Sipos, Hun
May 8, Pontedera, ITA:
sf/sl: Alessandro Balestri, Ita W 6 Cristian Pastarini, Ita
May 8, Alanya, TUR, Blanko Sports (Benedikt Poelchau)
10x3, h: Umut Camkiran, Tur KO 1 Alexander Kahl, Ger
vacant UBFed Euro heavyweight title.
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