By Per-Ake Persson
Finnish lightweight Edis Tatli, 18-0, have relinquished the EU title he won in December. Tatli was on - at least it was claimed so by the EBU and Italian promoters - for a defence February 15 in Trieste against Brunet Zamora.
Zamora, 23-1-2, will now take on Pole Krzysztof Szot, 17-4-1 for the vacant title while Tatli is rumored to be moved in on bigger fights in Finland.
Hadillah Mohoumadi vs Cedric Bellais / Photo : Olivier Prieur
Hadillah Mohoumadi, 14-3-1, retained the French supermiddle title with a ten round unanimous decision over Cedric Bellais, 13-5-1, Saturday night in Elandcourt. It was scored 99-92 and 99-91 twice.
In the co-feature Marvin Petit, 12-0-1, won the vacant French lightweight crown with a first round knockout of Joel Durand, 17-4.
Spanish jr welter champ Daniel Rasilla, 25-3-2, defends the title against Ruben Nieto, 10-0, on t he Rimer Boxe and Club Barcelo show February 2 at the La Cubertia in Leganes on the outskirts of Madrid. In other action cruisers Adasat Rodriguez, 8-1-1, clash against Xesus Ferreiro, 6-2-1, with the national title at stake. All in all there are 13 fights scheduled and the featured bout is jr middle Ruben Varon vs Belorus Andrei Abramenko on what is hoped to be a final tune up before taking WBO king Zauerbek Baysangurov.
Dutchman Toon Schuurmanns has passed away at the age of 82 in Rotterdam. As a professional Schuurmanns was - along with Jan de Vos - the last Dutchman to fight for the national title over 15 rounds. The two fought a draw and was the sole title fight on Schuurmans ledger 20-6-5 but he mixed in good company taking on the likes of Chris Christensen, Bo Hogberg and Peter Mueller. Toon did well in retirement and could according to the Dutch mr Boxing, Rinze Van Der Meer, been seen training and even sparring as late as three years ago.
By Per-Åke Persson
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Pulev defends WBA title against the ‘Kingpin’ on April 28 in Sofia sauerlandpromotion.com Kubrat Pulev (24-1, 13 KOs) will defend his WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship against former World title cha...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson March 19, Haarlem, NTH: 4x3, h: Willy Kyakonye, KO 1 Gino da Fonseca, Nth March 19, Barcelona, SPA: 4x3, sm: Arturo T...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson Mar 12, Bologna, ITA: sm: Pavel Zgurean, Ita, W 4 Emanuele Zagatti, Ita sl: Arblin Kaba, Ita, W 4 Lorenzo Calì, Ita Mar ...
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EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson March 4, Berlin, GER, Camp 1, Charlie Podehl, bdb c: Nenad Pagonis, W 8 Giulian Ilie, Rom 8x3, w: Daniel Hartvig, Swe TKO 6 Nicolae ...
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