By Per-Ake Persson
Silvio Olteanu´s defence of the EBU flyweight title against Italian veteran Andrea Sarritzu that was set for September 29 in Santa Teresa di Gallura in Italy is cancelled as Sarritzu is ill and unable to fight.
EBU bantam champ Lee Haskins will defend the title against Belgian challenger Stephane Jamoye November 10 in Bristol. The fight is promoted by Jamie Sanigar Promotions.
James DeGale defends the EBU supermiddle title on October 13 at "the Glow" in Kent against an opponent to be announced. On the same bill Lenny Daws and Ville Piispanen clash for the vacant EU jr welter belt.
Andrea Di Luisa and Christopher Rebrasse fight for the vacant EU supermiddle title November 23 in Montefiascone, Viterbo, Italy.
Cruisers Janne Forsman, 5-0, and Marko Mononen, 4-0, duke it out for the vacant Finnish and BBU titles October 6 in Joensuu. The show is promoted by Boxing Finlandia.
Estonian supermiddle Anton Sjomkin returns to action September 29 in Latvia in a four rounder against the ever dangerous tba. Two weeks later Sjomkin is lined up to fight Lukasz Wawrzyczek in Poland.
German-based heavy Konstantin Airich have indeed tested positive for a forbidden substance following his fight against Odlanier Solis in Texas and there is an investigation on the matter but he is still not suspended - and even if he was professional boxing in 2012 still lacks a unified suspension system and he would still be allowed to fight outside of the ABC jurisdiction even if a suspension is supposed to be respected. As it is Airich fights in Hamburg October 12 against highly ranked Russian Denis Boytsov. On the same bill cruiser Rakhim Chakhkiev defends the WBC Baltic title against Argentinian champ Alejandro Emilio Valori and former WBC jr light champ Vitali Tajbert returns to action after a long layoff due to a hand injury.
By Per-Åke Persson
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