By Per-Ake Persson
German lightheavy Enrico Koelling (18-1) has been diagnosed with diabetes type 1 and that is the type one is born with or gets during childhood writes Berliner Kurier. However the 25-year old, promoted by Sauerland Event, has been living a normal life until recently when he all of a sudden lost a lot weight and had other problems. In the ring it showed with a flat performance against Mirco Ricci when he lost the WBA I/C title.
Enrico Koelling / Photo Credit: Sebastian Heger
Initially Koelling thought it was all over with boxing but have now had second thoughts and will continue his career and he does so with full support from Team Sauerland. Koelling is trained by Karsten Rover and when it comes to conditioning he has few superiors.
Unbeaten supermiddle Niklas Rasanen (9-0) take on tough Serbian Geard Ajetovic (26-11-1) in the headliner of an outdoor show in Savonlinna in Eastern Finland. Rasanen have an agreement with both promoter Pekka Maeki in Finland and with OPI 2000 in Italy so he mixes his career between these two countries. In Ajetovic he face his first test.
Highlight on the undercard is an all Finnish matchup between Nordeen Toure (4-0, 4) and Jarkko Putkonen (11-0). Toure´s first four fights have all ended in the first. Also on the bill is WBC female superfeatherweight champ Eva Wahlstrom.
Kazak cruiser Isa Akberbayev (16-0) is currently back home on what might be described as paternal leave and a planned fight in London September 21 fell through. Akberbayev´s next fight is set for October 31 in Hamburg. As for opponent matchmaker Mario Pokowietz says they are looking for Roy Jones, Jr, but nothing is signed.
German-based superlightweights Zapir Rasulov (29-0) and Rene Mahling (20-2-1) square off October 3 in Oklahoma City on a HD Boxing promotion. Rasulov was previously training and fighting in Panama and has been waiting for his big break a few years now.
Both men have in the past been licensed by the German Boxing Association, the GBA, and the GBA are now looking to become full members of the ABC.
By Per-Ake Persson
July 26, Pec, KOS,
Timy Shala, 79,1, Kos/Aus W10-U Enes Zecirevic, 78,9,
100-90, 99-93 and 100-94.
July 26, Collemeto, ITA:
sf: Giuseppe Carafa, Ita W 4 Antonino Sponziello, Ita
July 25, Piove di Sacco, Padova, ITA:
sf: Luca Rigoldi, Ita TKO 2 Mirsad Ahmeti, Cro
July 25, Ascoli Piceno, ITA:
w: Roberto Ruffini, Ita D 6 Luca Maccaroni, Ita
lh: Silvio Secchiaroli, Ita W 4 Claudio Kraiem, Ita
July 25, Taranto, ITA:
l: Luigi Merico, Ita W 6 Miklos Szilagyi, Hun
July 25, Hamburg, GER, Sporthalle Braamkamp, Harald Petersen, bdb
8x3, sm: Juergen Doberstein, Ger TKO 3 George Aduashvili, Geo
Aduashvili was floored twice and the towel came in.
8x3, sm: Rafael Bejaran, DR/Ger W8-U Zura Mekereshvili, Geo
6x3, sw: Elias Espadas, KO 1 (1.43) Renat Samedovi, Geo
sb: Aram Khacharyan, KO 3 (1.36) Nikoloz Berkatashvili, Geo
sm: Yunus Oeczan, Ger W4-M Ion Barsan, Ger
6x2, sw: Maria Lindberg, Swe/Ger NC 3 (1.10) (or TD 3) Melinda Lazar, Hun
There was a clash of heads and Lazar stopped fighting and there was a timeout that led to what was announced as a technical draw - but must have been a NC. Anyways, Lazar pointed to her forehead and there was a bump - but it is claimed there was a cut on the eyelid but it it´s not visible.
July 25, Riga, LAT, Radisson Blu Hotel, WFCA Baltic (Viacheslav Ovsiannykov), LPBL
4x3: Vahram Vardanyan, 65,9, Lat TKO 1 (0.55) Konstantins Jurkovs, 63,8, Lat
Jurkovs was floored twice and then the towel came in.
July 24, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, SPA, La Salud
l: KIng Daluz, Spa W6-U Felix Lora, Spa
60-51, 59-52 twice. Lora had two points deducted.
July 24, Prato, ITA:
sm: Alessandro Ruggiero, Ita W 4 Alexander Bojic, Ser
m: Danilo Zito, Ita TKO 1 Marco Fusai, Ita
July 23, Palma Campania, ITA:
sl/w: Samuele Esposito, Ita W 6 Giuseppe Rauseo, Ita
July 21, Boltenhagen, GER, Ostseebad, TK Sportpromotion (Thomas Kappen), lux
w: Deniz Ilbay, Ger W10-U Jean Moraiti, Fra
IBF Youth title, scored 97-93, 98-92 and 99-91.
lh: Arijan Sherifi, W8-U Paata Aduashvili, Geo
80-72 on all cards.
lh: Marc De Bonte, Bel W6-U Ata Dogan,
60-54 on all cards.
lh: Bartlomiej Grafka, Pol W6-U Dustin Dirks, Ger
58-56, 59-56, 59-55. End of the line for Dirks.
m: Rafaello Sheshi, W6-M Mariusz Biskupski, Pol
58-57, 59-55, 57-57.
sw: Lelito Lopez, D4-U Roman Glawocz, Pol
38-38 on all cards.
4x3, lh: Kevin Kuenzel, Ger KO 1 Michal Szebestik, Pol
July 20, Riga, LAT, Club Rigas Rings, GENS (Vitalijs Maslennikovs), LPBL (Lithuanian Pro Boxing League)
Ivans Levickis, 64,5, Daugavpils, Lat W 4 (40-37) Sergejs Logins, 62,5, Riga, Lat
4x3: Eriks Kalasnikovs, 89,5, Daugavpils, Lat TKO 1 (2.27) Deniss Rovnjagins, 88,2, Riga, Lat
4x3: Andrejs Volincuks, 67,2, Riga, Lat TKO 1 (1.12) Konstantin Jurkovs, 66,8, Riga, Lat
4x3: Andrejs Maslovskis, 90,2, Riga, Lat KO 1 (1.37) Dmitrijs Avisjenkos, 87,2, Riga, Lat
July 19, Cassino, ITA:
f: Luca Genovese, Ita D 6 Gheorghe Trandafir, Rom/Ita
July 18, Latina, ITA:
h: Elidon Gaba, Alb/Ita W 4 Christian Salito, Ita
July 18, Camucia di Cortona, ITA:
m: Alex Pippi, Ita KO 2 Christian Bozzoni, Ita
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EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson Jan 28, Voronezh, RUS: Victory Tim Boxing Promotion Vazir Tamoyan, 69,1, Rus W4-U Roman Klemeshov, 69,4, Rus 40-36 on all cards. ...