By Per-Ake Persson
Club Sportif Nouzonville Ardennes from France were the sole bidders at yesterdays purse bids for EU lightheavy champ Medhi Amar’s mandatory defence against Welsh Challenger Enzo Maccarinelli. CSNA bid 12.550,00 Euro and plan to stage the fight March 19 in Charleville.
Maccarinelli (41-7) beat Roy Jones, Jr, in a fight made at cruiser last weekend and haven’t made 175 since fighting Juergen Braehmer in April of 2014.
Former WBO cruiser champ Marco Huck is in training for his fight against IBO ruler Ola Afolabi February 27 in Halle / Westfalen with Konny Mittermeier as his new coach. Mittermeier was himself a good pro in the late 80’s and have since trained a number of good boxers.
Spanish flyweight Xavier Urpi, 34, have decided to hang up the gloves due to injuries and to concentrate on his familylife, writes espabox. Urpi, 12-2-1, held during his career the Spanish and EU titles and beat the likes of Silvio Olteanu and Ivan Pozo. He lost the EU belt in his last fight to French star Vincent Legrand.
WBO European heavyweight champion Michael Wallisch (15-0) headline SES and Pollex Box Promotion’s promotion at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin and take on Pole Marci Rekowski (17-2). In September Rekowski was two seconds away from winning over Nagy Aguilera but was stopped in the final round. He has since bounced back with a win over Bartosz Szwarczynski.
Helenius and Chisora set for huge heavyweight rematch sauerlandpromotion.com (Photo Credit: Photo Wende) Robert Helenius (24-1, 15 KOs) and Dereck Chisora (26-7, 18 KOs) are set for a huge heavyw...
Pulev defends WBA title against the ‘Kingpin’ on April 28 in Sofia sauerlandpromotion.com Kubrat Pulev (24-1, 13 KOs) will defend his WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship against former World title cha...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson March 19, Haarlem, NTH: 4x3, h: Willy Kyakonye, KO 1 Gino da Fonseca, Nth March 19, Barcelona, SPA: 4x3, sm: Arturo T...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson Mar 12, Bologna, ITA: sm: Pavel Zgurean, Ita, W 4 Emanuele Zagatti, Ita sl: Arblin Kaba, Ita, W 4 Lorenzo Calì, Ita Mar ...
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Lou Duva, Boxing Promoter, Manager and Trainer, Dies at 94 By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN - nytimes.com Lou Duva, front left, a trainer for Evander Holyfield, after Holyfield captured the heavyweight titl...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson March 4, Berlin, GER, Camp 1, Charlie Podehl, bdb c: Nenad Pagonis, W 8 Giulian Ilie, Rom 8x3, w: Daniel Hartvig, Swe TKO 6 Nicolae ...
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