By Per-Ake Persson
There were no purse bids today (nov 21) in Rome for Kubrat Pulev's defence of the EBU heavyweight title against Pole Mariusz Wach. Instead Pulev relinquished the title to concentrate on his fight December 3 in Sofia against Samuel Peter for the vacant WBA Intercontinental crown..
Veteran Belorus / Spanish flyweight Valery Yanchy (pictured) have announced his retirement. Yanchy fought a number of times for the EBU title and won, drew and lost always in very close fights. However, last weekend the 39-year old lost a landslide decision to Vincent Legrand and decided this is it. Yanchy leaves the game with a record of 25-5-2.
Danish supermiddle Patrick Nielsen (28-1) returns after over a year out in January of next year writes newsagency Ritzau. Nielsen beat Rudy Markussen in December of 2015 and was set to fight again in May but suffered a hand injury and have been out since. Nielsen is still ranked # 10 by the WBC and # 16 by the EBU. His sole loss came in a fight for the WBA interim title against Dmitry Chudinov.
Univent, headed by Sebastian Acaries, will stage a big show December 17 in Saint Denis on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean. On WBA interim middleweight champion Alfonso Blanco (12-0) will defend the title against Hassan N'Dam (34-2).
Life Saving Brain Scanners Debut at Exclusive Boxing Event in St Julian's London, UK – 27th March 2017 - Last Friday evening the cream of Maltese Glitterati descended on the Le Meridien Hotel in St Julian&rsqu...
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 ...
Life Saving Hand Held Infra-Scanners Introduced This Weekend at UK Boxing Events London, UK – 10th March 2017 – In February the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) announced that they were set to...
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 ...