SIGNANI TOPPLES COSSEDDU
25 August 2011, Cesenatico, Italy
(Signani in action / Mauro Cucchi Photos)
This was a rematch. The two boxers fought in June 2010 for the same title and the match ended in the second round with a technical draw.
This time Signani, 32 years old, was too fast and skilled for tough challenger Cosseddu, 34 years-old, winning on scores of 100-90, 100-92 and 97-93.
The Light-punching Signani was able to stagger the game Cosseddu in the last round of the fight, retaining the title for the fourth time.
Signani improved to 13-3-2 (4), while Cosseddu dipped to 27-6-5 (3).
(Signani proclaimed winner / Mauro Cucchi Photos)
Former Italian and European featherweight champion Alberto Servidei. 36 years-old, kept his cool and cleverly dispayed hit-and-run tactics scoring a unanimous six round decision over Richard Szebeledi, 25 years-old from Hungary, now 10-17-0 (1).
Unbeaten southpaw Servidei, now 31-0-2 (7), will be competitive against Billy Dib in a bid for the IBF 126-lbs title.
In a clash of Italian featherweights Nicola Cipolletta decisioned Salvatore Costarelli with a unanimous six round decision. Cipolletta, 23 years-old, is unbeaten with a 6-0-0 (2) record. Costarelli, 24 years-old, is now 6-4-0 (2).
(immagini MAURO CUCCHI PHOTOS)
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