By Per-Ake Persson
Ukrainian featherweight Oleg Yefimovich have pulled of the fight against EBU champ Alex Miskirtchian due to a serious hand injury that will take a long time to heal. Miskirtchian vs Yefimovich was a mandatory defence by the champ and was set for October 27 in Charleroi. To save the promotion and the date the EBU have allowed Miskirtchian to make a voluntary defence and opponent will now be Italian Suat Laze.
Mateusz Masternak vs David Quinonero
Polish cruiser Mateusz Masternak fights Spaniard David Quinonero September 15 in Bamberg and is now also mandatory challenger for EBU ruler Aleksander Alekseev as Firat Arslan has withdrawn as official contender to challenge WBO king Marco Huck. Alekseev vs Masternak will - if all goes well Sep 15 that is - go to purse bids September 18. Alekseev is promoted by EC Box Promotion while Masternak is with Sauerland Event.
Flyweights Xavier Urpi and Redouane Asloum clash for the vacant EU title October 20 in Madrid on a Rimer Boxe promotion.
Ex-pro Jean Pierre Younsi have passed away at the age of 63 in France. Younsi was military champ as an amateur and turned pro in 1971 and fought professionally through 1977 taking on the likes of Perico Fernandez (twice), Dave Boy Green, Fredo Roelands, Erkki Meronen and Walter Blaser. Younsi, 19-14-3, fought twice for the French jr welter title.
39-year old American journeyman Bruce Rumbolz returns to Austria a third time to fight on an Iron & Steel Promotion October 13 in Guessing. Rumbolz have lost his previous two fights there and is a long losing streak. So why have him back? It turns out that Bruce and promoter Otto Lorenz have become good friends and this time Rumbolz brings his family with him and the opponent, Mounir Toumi, is beatable.
By Per-Åke Persson
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...
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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 ...
That Detect Brain Bleeds, Introduced For Professional Boxing Events In The United Kingdom BRITISH & IRISH BOXING AUTHORITY PRESS RELEASE London, UK – 3rd February 2017 – The British &am...
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. ...
Up Close and Personal with Two Division World Champion Tasif Khan Interview by Gianluca Di Caro Photo courtesy of Team Tasif Khan For this edition of ‘Up Close and Personal&rsqu...