By Per-Ake Persson
Former WBC middleweight champion Sebastian Zbik is now according to Hamburger Abendblatt taking legal action against Universum to get the purse from the fight against Felix Sturm April 13. Sturm Box Promotion paid a total of 250 000 EUR for Zbik´s services and Waldemar Kluch, who heads Universum, admitted to German media that Zbik hadn´t been paid and that his purse had spent on paying other debts.
Zbik got a first payment of 5000 EUR from Universum October 12 and when Sebastian asked when the rest would come he says he only got more excuses and have thus taken legal action.
Zbik´s move is risky as it could lead to bankrupcy for Universum - and how much money he will get then is an open question.
Universum and Kluch is also involved in a litigation with former owner Klaus Peter Kohl.
EBU flyweight champion Silvio Olteanu retained the title this past weekend with a very close, split 12-round decision over Italian veteran Andrea Sarritzu.
Next up could be a third fight against Valery Yanchy, who is the newly appointed mandatory challenger.
Olteanu, 14-6-1, and Yanchy, around 19-3-1, have previously fought twice - both very close fights ending in a majority decison draw and a split decision for Olteanu.
Both men are fighting out of Spain.
CSL Boxe will promote the fight for the vacant EBU middleweight title between Julien Marie-Sainte, 32-3, and Maksim Bursak, 23-1-2, January 26 in Aulnay sous Bois, France.
For Bursak, fighting out of Ukraine, it will be his second visit to France where he lost a wide decision to Hassan N´Dam in May in a fight for the WBO interim title.
P 3 Boxing in Finland will promote the fight for the vacant EU lightweight title between Edis Tatli and Paolo Gassani December 8 at the Ringside Gym in Espoo.
This will be an exclusive dinner show and was first scheduled for October 27 but was postponed when Sauerland - with P 3 as local partner - announced the return of Robert Helenius for November 10.
By Per-Ake Persson
Oct 22, Mariupol, UKR,
c: Alexander Gurov, Ukr KO 1 Edson Roberto Dos Santos Borges, Bra
Gurov won the vacant IBC title.
Oct 20, Sedan, FRA, salle Marcel-Schmitt
10x2, miniweight: Anne Sophie Da Costa, Fra W10-U Terrapor Pannimit, Thai
Da Costa won the vacant WBFed minimumweight title on scores of 98-92, 98-92 and 99-91.
Oct 20, Salies de Bearn, FRA:
jm: Francis Togba Tchoffo, Fra W 6 Matiouze Royer, Fra
Oct 20, Dijon, FRA,
6x3, b: Yoann Boyeaux, Fra KO 1 Reginaldo Martins Carvalho, Bra
Oct 20, Blois, FRA:
sm: Michel Mothmora, Fra W 6 Andrejs Loginovs, Lat
Oct 20, Epernay, FRA:
jm: Jean Michel Hamilcaro, Fra D12-M Francesco Di Fiore, Ita
for IBF Int´l jr middle title, scored 115-113 Di Fiore and 114-114 twice. Hamilcaro was down in the fourth and looks lucky to get a draw.
6x3, m: Jevgenijs Andrejevs, Lat TKO 2,c Georges Beaupais, Fra
6x2, fly: Amira Hamzaoui, Fra TKO 2 Elina Jurkane, Lat
w: Ismael El Massoudi, Fra W 6 Arek Malek, Pol
Oct 20, Cerdena, ITA: OPI 2000
fly: Silvio Olteanu, Ita W12-S Andrea Sarritzu, Ita
Olteanu retained the EBU flyweight title in a mandatory defence on scores of 115-114 twice and 115-113 for Sarritzu in a very close fight.
jw: Michele Di Rocco, Ita KO 1 Laszlo Robert Balogh, Hun
w: Luciano Abis, Ita W 6 Arvydas Trizno, Lat
jw: Vittorio Oi, Ita W 6 Istvan Kiss, Hun
m: Alessandro Murgia, Ita W 6 Sandor Ramocsa, Hun
Oct 20, Leganes, SPA, La Cubierta de Leganes, Rimer Boxe & Club Barcelo
jm: Ruben Varon, Spa TKO 5 Roman Dzhuman, Ukr
WBC Latino title
f: Ivan Ruiz Morote, Spa W10-U Cristian Montilla,
WBC Latino title
b: Jorge "Coke" Perez, Spa KO 3 Ivan Pozo, Spa
Spanish bantamweight title
sb: Angel Lorente, Spa TKO 8 Francisco Urena, Spa
Spanish superbantam title
m: Luis Crespo, Spa W10-U Raul "Gordito" Buendla, Spa
Spanish middleweight title
f: Antonio Rodriguez, Spa D 6 Hamid Ait Bighard, Spa
jw: Ruben Nieto, Spa W 6 Ivan Gallardo, Spa
jm: Julio Sanchez, Spa W 4 Enrique Celis, Spa
Sergio "Teki" Perez, Spa W 4 Daniel Rivero, Spa
l: Alae Karmoun, Spa W 4 Ivan Ruiz Garrido, Spa
m: David Barco, Spa, debut W 4 Juan Alberto Barsena, Arg/?
Oct 20, Basel, SWI:
Arnold Gjergjaj, 112,8, Kos/Swi TKO 1 Mateusz Malujda, 98,5, Pol
Oct 19, Antarfe, SPA:
Victor Segura, Spa W6-U Ryan Peleguer,
Oct 19, El Prat de Llobregat, SPA: Gallego Prada Promociones
Oliver Tchinda, TKO 2 Guzman Castillo, Spa
6x3: Isaac Real, Spa TKO 2 Jose de Jesus Lopez, Ven/Spa
Kiko Amarillo, Spa W 4 Vitaly Shivanov,
Oct 19, Rome, ITA:
lh: Orial Kulaj, Alb/Ita TKO 6 Tomas Adamek, Cze
Kulaj retained the EU title with a sixth round stoppage of Adamek.
lh: Mirko Ricci, TKO 2 Fiodar Pugachou, Blr
jm: Roberto Ruffini, Ita W 6 Andrea Pesce, Ita
l: Manuel Lancia, Ita W 6 Mario Salis, Ita
4x2, l: Monica Gentili, W 4 Daniela De Musso, Ita
Oct 19, Ruda Slaska, POL: Silesiaboxing (Team Butowicz)
8x3, lh: Krzystof Ceglarek, Pol TKO 1 Viktor Szabo,
4x3, m: Mariusz Biskupski, Pol TKO 1 Mihaly Voros,
w: Maurycy Gojko, Pol W4-U Rafal Piotrowski, Pol
4x3, sm: Szymon Boniecki, Pol TKO 2 Adam Gawlik, Pol
4x3, m: Filip Rzadek, Pol, debut TKO 1 Petr Jasukievic, Pol
4x2, w: Anna Sikora, Pol W4-U Alexandra Gorog,
4x2, b: Karina Kopinska, Pol W4-U Hana Horakova,
Oct 14, Senta, SER, Ringfighterhall, Ringfighter Promotion (Mihalj Halas)
6x2: Fleis Djendji, 53,0, Ser TKO 4 Melita Slavnic, 52,3, Ser
6x3: Vuk Mitic, 71,6, Ser KO 1 Ivan Ivanov, 69,8,
Oct 13, Kasserine, TUN:
jm: Karim Meriem, Fra W 6 Ahmed Gacef, Alg
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