EBU jr welter champ Dennis "Djingis Khan" Shafikov will defend the title against Lee McAllister February 11 on a Tommy Gilmoure promotion. Site is to be announced but it looks like somewhere close to Aberdeen is likely. McAllister have been around for a long time now and have over the years been world champ twice and currently holds the Commonwealth title.
Shafikov is from Russia but is promoted by P 3 Boxing in Finland. There has been some rumors that P 3 Boxing was looking to sell Shafikov´s contract to Russian investors but for now is he still with P 3.
The German Oak, durable heavyweight veteran Timo Hoffmann is still around and will headline his own promotion December 3 in Dessau. Hoffmann square off against Jonathan Pasi for the vacant EPBA title, EPBA? The European Professional Boxing Association, an organision created by the GBA and serves as their European title.
German heavyweight Edmund Gerber take on British veteran Michael Sprott December 3 in Helsinki. The hardpunching Gerber has been called the best German heavyweight prospect around and that may well be true but Edmund still looks a bit one-paced and one-dimensional to this reporter.
Swedish welter Patrick Bogere take on Romanian Ionut Trandafir Ilie in the sole professional boxing match on the big K 1 / MMA show billed as Rumble of the Kings on Saturday in Stockholm. Bogere vs Ilie is scheduled for six three minute rounds.
By Per-Åke Persson
Nov 19, Elzach, GER, gba
jw: Gabor Veto, Hun TKO 5 Thomas Hengstberger, Aus
GBU jr welter title, German Int´l GBA title. Veto not that good but still a mismatch with Hengstberger down three times in the fifth
Nov 19, Neuwied, GER, gba
c: Hizni Altunkaya, Ger W12-U Daniel Knieps (a/k/a Salvatore Aiello)
Interim WBFed cruiser title, 119-109 twice, 117-111)
Nov 19, Kharkov, UKR, Palace of Sport, K 2 Ukraine
jw: Sergey Fedchenko, Ukr W12-U Willy Blain, Fra
116-112 twice and 115-112. Close as Blain injured his arm in the tenth and Fedchenko came on for a strong finish.
8x3, lh: Vyacheslav Uzelkov, Ukr KO 4 Dmitry Adamovich, Blr
w: Valery Brazhnik, Ukr W8-U David Makaradze, Geo
79-74 twice and 78-74.
8x3, l: Valentin Golovko, Ukr TKO 3,c Kakhaber Avetisyan, Blr
8x3, sm: Alauddin Murtazaliev, Ukr tko 3 (not out) Mindia Nosadze, Geo
Nosadze retired with a hand injury.
8x3, l: Rustan Memetov, Ukr KO 4 Alexander Vakhtangashvili, Geo
bodyshot, Memetov was down in the third as well.
w: Viktor Plotnikov, Ukr W8-U George Ungiadze, Geo
w: Dmitriy Semernin, ??? Aleksandre Benidze,
Nov 19, Au, SWI:
8x2: Aniya Seki, 54,6, Jap/Swi W 8 Polina Pencheva, 54,3, Bul
Enes Zecirevic, 78,3, Bos/Swi TKO 4 Zdravko Nikolov, 77,5, Bul
Nov 18, Sant´ Angelo in Vado, ITA:
jm: Emanuele Della Rosa, Ita W12-U Joszef Matolcsi, Hun
Della Rosa retained the WBC Int´l superwelter title on scores of 119-109 on all cards.
c: Mirko Larghetti, Ita TKO 6 Laszlo Hubert, Hun
Larghetti won the vacant WBC Int´l Silver title.
m: Domenico Spada, Ita TKO 1 Joszef Molnar, Hun
w: Alessandro Caccia, Ita W 6 Joszef Gerebecz, Hun
Nov 18, Sarroch, ITA:
sm: Alessandro Murgia, Ita KO 6 Adam Csipak, Hun
jm: Valentino Sanna, Ita W 4 Zoltan Janus Horvath,
Nov 18, Cuxhaven, GER, Kugelbackehalle, EC Box Promotion, bdb
Aleksander Alekseev, 90,7, Rus TKO 8 (1.36) Daniel Bruwer, 90,3, RSA
Alekseev took apart the brave Bruwer one punch at the time and the South African finally sat down in the eighth with a cut lip and a badly busted face. He had soaked up a bad beating and could well have been retired earlier. WBC Int´l title at stake.
Manuel Charr, 108,4, Ger TKO 9 (not out) Marcelo Luis Nascimento, 101,8, Bra
Nascimento was dangerous early with a wild right hand but faded quickly as Charr pressured him. Charr was too one-paced though and the fight dragged on with Nascimento finally retiring after the eighth. WBC Int´l Silver title at stake.
Ante Bilic, 73,2, Cro W8-M Geard Ajetovic, 73,2, Ser
78-74, 78-77 and 77-77. Close, tense with Ajetovic´s pressure vs Bilic´s sharper punches.
m: GŲkalp ÷zekler, Ger TKO 9 (not out) Gogi Knezevic,
÷zekler wears down Knezevic for a retirement win. vacant WBC Med title
8x3, h: Christian Hammer, Ger TKO 2 Pavol Polakovic, Cze
6x3, h: Michael Wallisch, Ger KO 1 Dariusz Balla, Pol
4x2, jw: Klara Svensson. KO 3 Alexandra Ordog,
a mismatch as Svensson superior to her inept opponent.
4x3, sm-m: Michal Nieroba, TKO 2 Adnan Salihu, Swe/Bel
w: Denis Krieger, Ger W 4 Rafal Piatrowski, Pol
c: Spas Genov, TKO 3 Patryk Kowoll,
Nov 18, Tielt, BEL:
Omar Bouchentouf, 68,6, Bel D 6 Kobe Vanderkhove, 68,3, Bel
Nov 18, Palma de Mallorca, SPA, Polideportivo de Espana de Palma, Principes Boxing Club
sb: Jorge "Coke" Perez, Spa TKO 1 Andrei Moldoveanu,
lh: Luis Rodriguez, W 6 Lucky John,
6x3, l: Felix Soria, TKO 5 Marian Racaru, Rom
Nov 18, Bleriot-Plage, FRA:
jl: Romain Jacob, Fra W10-U Sylvain Chapelle, Fra
Jacob retained the French title on scores of 97-95, 97-93 and 99-91.
Nov 18, Algiers, ALG:
jm: Salim Larbi, Alg W12-U Isaac Selom, Gha
vacant WBO I/C title, scored 116-114, 115-113 and 118-112.
lh: Nadjib Mohammedi, Fra KO 8 Aytey Powers, Gha
Nov 18, L´Hospitalet de Llobregat, SPA, Gallego Prada Promociones
fly: Abigail Medina, Spa D 6 Reynaldo Cajina,
4x3, w: Guram Natsuslishvili, KO 3 Mehdi El Amar,
f: Juli Giner, W 4 Santiago Bustos,
Nov 17, Sturovo, SLO, L P Promotion
lh: Attila Baran, KO 7 Roland Horvath
vacant Int´l Slovakian lightheavy title.
c: Vaclav Karafiat, W 4 Sandor Csus,
w: Stefan Kollar, W 4 Lukas Heger, debut
lh: Peter Hormola, D 4 Mihaly Voros,
sb: Elemir Rafael, TKO 2 Richard Voros,
f: Andras Varga, W 4 Karol Csicso,
l-fly: Claudia Ferency, W 4 Anita Kosics,
Nov 18, Santo Domingo, D R,
jm: Mikaela Lauren, Swe TKO 2 Luisa Maria Romero, D R
By Per-Åke Persson
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