Khoren Gevor has been at it again. Gevor, a former EBU middleweight champ, have had several world title fights and came out a controversial loser against WBA champ Felix Sturm and also lost to Dimitri Sartison, Arthur Abraham and Robert Stieglitz. In the Stieglitz fight Gevor was dq:d - well behind on points - and then attacked the referee. Last weekend in Mechernich, Germany, Khoren fought Baker Barakat, who also promoted this GBA sanctioned show, in a six rounder.
Gevor was not in best shape but still appeared to win a close decision despite losing the last round big. However, Gevor got murder in his eyes when he saw the scoring referee add up the numbers and as soon as Barakat was announced as winner all hell broke lose with Gevor attacking the official with everybody else trying to stop him. Later on in the dressingrooms the fighting continued and police had to be called in to break it up. Barakat vs Gevor has by some sources been reported as a draw but in the ring Barakat was announced as the winner and the GBA have verified the result.
What´s next for WBA interim supermiddle champ Brian Magee? Sauerland have plans to have Magee defend his portion of the title against Dane Rudy Markussen. This is exactly what semi-retired Hall of Fame Promoter Mogens Palle have in mind and he claims to have options on Magee and it appears to be a fact that Markussen owe Palle a lot of money. More to come.
Newfel Ouatah and Cyril Leonet again clash for the French heavyweight title December 17 in Vaulx en Velin. Outah won their first encounter late last year.
EU cruiser champ Juho Haapoja, the other ticketseller in Finnish boxing besides Robert Helenius, defends the title at home January 21 in Seinajoki against undefeated Irishman Ian Tims. It´s a voluntary defence by the Finn, who´s been training in London under the respected C J Hussein.
WBO European lightheavy ruler Robin Krasnigi take on Frenchman Hakim Zoulikha January 7 in Magdeburg. Krasniqi isn´t bad not as good as his somewhat inflated 36-2 record. Heavyweight Francesco Pianeta is also on the bill that is promoted by SES.
The ban on professional boxing in Norway will remain reports Norwegian paper VG. The ruling Arbeiderpartiet remains in the view that boxing is too dangerous. The only hope now is that the new AIBA rules in amateur boxing will open some doors.
EBU heavyweight champ Robert Helenius is nursing his sore right hand while on vacation with his family. Helenius feels Dereck Chisora have no chance of winning against Vitaly Klitschko. -I had Dereck hurt in the first round and would have stopped him if I hadn´t injured my hand, said Robert to Finnish journalist Juhani Gronberg. -Imagine then what Vitali will do with two hands working.
By Per-Åke Persson
PERSSON'S EURO RESULTS
Dec 13, Sturovo, SLO,
sm: Albert Krisztani, W 6 Janos Szabados,
f: Renata Domsodi, W 6 Zsanett Lacko,
f: David Kanalas, W 6 Laszlo Mihelisz,
w: Ivan Godor, TKO 3 Tibor Molnar,
w: Csaba Torma, TKO 3 Janos Balogh,
c: Attila Palko, TKO 1 Zoltan Szabo,
Dec 10, Montfermeil, FRA: RSOA Secion Boxe (Ile de France)
6x3, jw: Cryil Bellanger, Fra TKO 4 Sergio Jose Olivas, Nic
6x3, l: Aghilasse Ait Aoudia, Fra TKO 3 Janis Puksins, Lat
jw: Dame Seck, Fra W 4 Guy Albert Haguy, Fra
Dec 10, Berck s/Mer, FRA; BC Berckois (Nord Pas de Calais)
sm: Cedric Bellais, Fra W 6 Mounir Sahli, Fra
Dec 10, Bayonne, FRA: Aviron Bayonnais (Aquitaine)
m: Nicolas Dudreuil, Fra W 8 Matiouze Royer, Fra
Dec 10, Bazeilles, FRA, Club Sportif Nouzonville Ardennes (Champagne Ardennes)
lh: Hakim Chioui, Fra W 10 Abdelkader Benzinia, Fra
French lightheavy title
6x3, sm: Simon Karzyan, Fra TKO 1 Dariusz Solowiej, Fra
lh: Mehdi Amar, Fra W 6 Roman Vanicky, Cze
4x3, sm: Mathieu Bauderlique, Fra TKO 1 Tomas Man, Cze
Dec 10, Auray, FRA, Auray Boxe
jm: Karim Menasria, Fra W 6 Rudy Sibilo, Fra
Dec 10, Florange, FRA: BC Florange (Alsace Lorraine)
1/1 NP, l: Anthony Tamisier, Fra W 4 Ondoua Bibi, Fra
Dec 10, Mechernich, GER, gba Baker Barakat
sm: Baker Barakat, Ger W 6 (58-57) Khoren Gevor, Ger
The fight is more like a sparring session with Gevor winning it by a close margin despite losing the last round clearly. Gevor notices the scorcard and when Barakat is announced as winner he attacks the referee. Khoren also attacks the ref in the dressingroom and police have to be called. Gevor, self managed it seems, is said to have been paid 10 000 EUR for this.
Dec 9, Cenon, FRA, Cam de Bordeaux (Aquitaine)
6x3, l: Yohan Garanx, Fra TKO 5 Jevgenijs Fjodorovs, Lat
Dec 9, Amiens, FRA:
w: Sofiane Ouardi, Fra W 4 Kevin Bertogal, Fra
jw: Mehdi Mokthari, Fra W 4 Romain Nemery, Fra
Dec 9, DŁsseldorf, GER, Interconti Hotel, K 2, bdb
As W Klitschko vs J M Mormeck (set for Dec 10) was cancelled / postponed part of the undercard went ahead on this hotel.
Gennadyi Golovkin, 71,9, Kaz KO 1 Lajuan Simon, 71,0, US
Golovkin retained the WBA regular title and won the vacant IBO title with a one round knockout over Simon.
c: Isa Akberbayev, TKO 3 Armin Dollinger, Ger
vacant IBO I/C cruiser title.
sm: Vladimir Schipzin, D 6 Toni Camin,
4x2, b: Raja Amasheh, W4-U Julija Cvetkova, Lat
Dec 8, Budapest, HUN, Ramada Plaza Hotel, ProfiBox Promotion (Z Petranyi)
c: Jozsef Nagy, Hun W10-U Guyla Bozai, Hun
interim Hungarian cruiser title
Hungarian Prizefighter Tournament at around middleweight
1/4: Zoltan Surman, W 3 Norbert Szekeres,
Laszlo Komjathi, W 3 Janos Varga
Ferenc Zold, W 3 Antal Kubicsek,
Robert Kiraly, W 3 Laszlo Haaz,
1/2: Ferenc Zold, W 3 Robert Kiraly,
Laszlo Komjathi, W 3 Zoltan Surman,
1/1: Laszlo Komjathi, W 3 Ferenc Zold
m: Ferenc Sarkozi, W 3 Janos Petrovics,
reserves in battle
Dec 3, Aachen, GER, gba
w: Jessica Balougun, W10-U Floria Lihet,
GBU female welter title
w: Toni Camin, TKO 5 Dominik Ameri,
vacant GBA German welterweight title
c: Mario Guedes, Ger TKO 4 Alexander Winsch,
Dec 2, Noisy-le-Grand, FRA:
Engin Karakaplan, Fra W 6 Christophe Dufaux, Bel
Dec 2, Courbevoie, FRA:
jm: Lyes Bouzoumita, Fra W 6 Bernard Dominique, Fra
By Per-Åke Persson
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