PERSSON'S EURO RESULTS AND NEWS
Feb 26, Kiev, UKR, Sport Life Club, Elite Boxing Promotion
10x3, c: Dmytro Kucher, Ukr TKO 8 Lubos Suda, Ukr
8x3, jw: Viktor Postol, Ukr TKO 5 (not out) Artem Ayvazidi, Ukr/Swe/Spanish license?
Ayvazidi shows up sick but insists on going through with the fight and is forced to retire after the fourth.
m: Marat Kulumbegov, Rus D6-S Valentin Zbrozhek, Ukr
58-56, 57-57 and 56-59.
4x3, l: Oleg Malinovski, Ukr TKO 1 Oleksandr Lytva, Ukr
sm: Denis Solonenko, Ukr, debut W4-M Dmytro Mokanu, Ukr
39-37 twice and 38-38.
c: Alexey Masalov, Ukr, debut W4-M Alexander Okhrey, Ukr, debut
39-38, 39-37 and 38-38.
jw: Oleg Korobko, Ukr W4-U Denis Tupilenko, Ukr
6x3, lh: Oleh Nekrasov, Ukr TKO 2 Valentin Trostyanchuk, Ukr
4x3, jm: Roman Dzuman, Ukr TKO 1 Adelin Kasymya, Ukr
Feb 25, Stuttgart, GER, Porsche Arena, est 5000, Sauerland Event
Alexander Povetkin, 104,0, Rus W12-M Marco Huck, 95,0, Ger
Povetkin retained the WBA standard title on scores of 116-112, 116-113 and 114-114 after a less than stellar performance. Alexander just wasn´t in good shape and after winning some of the early rounds with a solid body attack he faded and allowed Huck, as crude as ever but in top shape and showing a good jab and good handspeed, simply outworked him. Povetkin bent over to his right and Huck just kept missing with his right - Povetkin was at times even doubled over and there were some complaints about this. Huck pushed, held and punched as he has done for years now. After ten an upset was likely but Povetkin came on strong in the final two with Huck´s right eye cut and almost shut. I had it 115-113 for Huck. No need for the Klitschko´s to lose any sleep over Povetkin who now must face Rahman. Huck is still WBO cruiser king with his future to be decided in the near future.
Dominik Britsch, 72,3, Ger D12-S Roberto Santos, 72,0, Spa
117-112 Britsch, 115-113 Santos and 114-114 in a fight for the vacant EU middleweight title. Britsch made a good start but Santos got stronger and stronger. The German also suffered from leg cramps and picked up a nasty, vertical cut in the final round and a timeout was called to have the injury inspected. Britsch got some time, survived but was rocked in the last two and looked like a loser but his good start salvaged a draw.
8x3: Jack Culcay, 70,5, Ger TKO 7 (2.38) Salvatore Annunziata, 70,5, Ita
Culcay finally floored his awkward southpaw opponent in the seventh with a right upercut. Annunziata got up but was shaken and stopped moments later.
Culcay made his official debut for Sauerland - how good he can be is an open question.
8x3: Edmund Gerber, 106,8, Ger TKO 6 (not out) Alex Mazikin, 115,4, Ukr
Mazikin was hurt by a bodyshot in the fifth and took a knee when the bell came. He retired in his corner and didn´t come out for the sixth. Gerber was well on top but Mazikin made him work.
Marcos Nader, 72,1, Aus W10-U Baker Barakat, 72,5, Ger
100-90 twice and 99-91. Barakat was outclassed but never hurt. He and his famliy have promoted a lot of shows in the Ruhr region and are partly responsible for the feud between the GBA and boxrec as many of these shows may not have taken place as reported :)
8x3: Robert Woge, 79,2, Ger TKO 7 (2.07) Roberto Cocco, 79,4, Ita
Woge, a slugger, was more controlled than in the past and wore down his opponent. Cocco landed with some shots but was overall second best and finally floored by a right-left combination.
Feb 25, Savigliano, ITA:
Ermano Fegatilli, 58,4, Bel WTD6-M Antonio De Vitis, 58,7, Ita
Fegatilli retained the EBU jr lightweight title with a technical decision over De Vitis. It was scored 58-56 twice and 57-57 at the end.
Benoit Manno, 58,9, Ita W 10 Angelo Ardito, 57,5, Ita
Manno retained the Italian jr lightweight title.
Vincenzo Finiello, 63,1, Ita W 6 Luigi Mantegna, 62,9, Ita
Feb 25, Velletri, ITA:
lh: Emanuele Barletta, Ita KO 2 Gabor Zsalek, Hun
m: Diego Velardo, Ita TKO 4 Ferenc Sarkozi, Hun
Feb 25, Roselaere, BEL.
10x2: Delfine Persoon, 60,4, Bel TKO 5 Lucia Morelli, Ger
WIBF lightweight title
Jean Pierre Bauwens, 62,9, Bel W6-M Jevgenijs Kirillovs, Lat
58-56, 58-57 and 57-57.
Arno Casteleyn, 78,3, Bel W 6 Manuel Antonio, 78,3, Bel
4x3: Mohamed Kabech, 92,4, Bel KO 4 Oliver Nabal, 90,0, Bel
8x3. Sasha Yengoyan, 67,6, Bel TKO 4 Albert Starikov, 67,6, Est/Lat
Kobe Vanderkhove, 65,6, Bel W10-U Ahmed El Hamwi, 65,8, Bel
Belgian welterweight title, scored 96-92, 96-93 and 96-94.
Razmik Grigoryan, 53,2, Bel W 8 Ravil Mukhamadiarov, 63,5, Rus/Lat
Feb 25, Liege, BEL:
Andrea Carbonello, 63,3, Bel W 8 Wesley Hertoghe, 62,5, Bel
vacant L.F.B jr welter title
Feb 25, Bern, SWI:
Riad Menasria, 72,2, Swi W8-U Zoran Cvek, 71,6, Cro
8x2: Nicole Boss, 60,4, Swi D 8 Lola Munoz, 59,9, Spa
Feb 25, Dinard, FRA:
b: Jerome Arnould, Fra W 6 Julio Buitrago, Nic/?
Feb 24, Saint Quentin, FRA;
jl: Guillaume Frenois, Fra TKO 9 Fabrizio Trotta, Ita
vacant EU jr lightweight title,
c: Thierry Karl, Fra W10-U Sandro Siproshvili, Geo/Cze
vacant WBFed cruiser title
f. Philippe Frenois, Fra W 6 Cristian Sujevic,
Feb 24, Hamburg, GER, le Royal, Ismail Oezen, bdb
m: Hamid Rahimi, Ger TKO 8 Ruslan Rodivich, Blr
vacant German WBU middleweight title
lh: Ismail Oezen, Ger KO 4 Tomas Kugler, Cze
the promoter also fights on the bill
m: Hassan Nitschke, W 4 Vladimir Fecko, Cze
sm: Ghazi Hassan Mustapha, Ger TKO 2 Pavel Staravoitau, Blr
m: Uensal Arik, Ger TKO 2 Muhamed Kazan,
4x2, f: Marietta Kowalczyk, Ger W 4 Hana Horakova,
Feb 24, Rome, ITA:
lh: Orial Kolaj, Alb/Ita W10-S Danilo D´Agata, Ita
Kolaj won the Italian lightheavy title with a split decision over D´Agata. It was scored 97-93 twice for Kolaj and 97-95 for D´Agata.
lh: Mirco Ricco, Ita W 6 David Rettori, Ita
m: Manuel Ernesti, Ita TKO 2 Reward Marti, Cuba
m: Adriano Cardarello, Ita W 6 Ronny McField, Nic
w: Andrea Angelocore, Ita W 6 Ivan Godor, Slo
Feb 24, Pisa, ITA:
jl: Alessandro Balestri, Ita W 6 Domenico, Mussari, Ita
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