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).
EURO RESULTS By Per-AkePersson Feb 19, Tambov, RUS: K Popov 6x3: Anton Mezhuev, 59,1, Rus TKO 4 (2.11) Sarkis Grigoryan, 57,8, Rus Grigoryan suspended four weeks. ...
EURO NEWS By Per-Ake Persson The WBO eliminator at supermiddleweight between former WBA lightheavy contender Robin Krasniqi (46-4) and former WBO champ Arthur Abraham (45-5) will go ahead April 22 at the Congress C...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson Feb 12, Krasnodar, RUS, LTD SKV Boxing Elnur Samedov, 62,3, Rus W6-U Taras Kovalenko, 61,8, Rus 60-54 on all cards. Arseny Nury, 61...
EURO NEWS By Per-Ake Persson It's official: today (February 14) SES and Z! Promotions revealed the plans for their big event March 18 at the Arena in Leipzig alhough some of the news have been known for some time. ...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson Feb 5, Volgograd, RUS: Evgeny Romanov, 98,2, Rus W6-U Yury Bykhtsov, 96,3, Blr/Rus 58-56, 58-57 and 59-55. Feb 5, Kre...
EURO NEWS By Per-Ake Persson Simo Rantalainen, a well known and controversial journalist, TV host, boxing promoter and a lot more in Finland, have written a book about Tarmo Uusivirta. Uusivirta is one of the best ...
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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. ...