Hot Italian summer
By Per-Ake Persson
As always professional boxing in Italy heats up during the summer and it´s not because of the sunshine but rather due to the fact that networks have more dates when the soccer / football have closed for the season. Below is a rundown of the most important fights.
June 14, Rome:
Roberto Cocco makes a mandatory defence of the national title against Massimiliano Buccheri. Lightheavy Orial Kulaj stay busy on the undercard.
June 15, Fratta Terme:
Mirko Larghetti vs Vincenzo Rossitto clash for the vacant EU cruiser title with female flies Simona Galassi and Sanae Jah fight for the vacant EBU flyweight title in the co-feature.
June 21, Milano:
Superwelter Renato De Donato makes a mandatory defence of the national title against Andrea Scarpa.
June 22, Rome:
Giovanni De Carolis and Hadillah Mohoumadi fight for the vacant EU supermiddle title. Welter Daniele Petrucci is featured on the undercard.
June 28, site to be announced:
Italian welter champ Gianluca Frezza defends the title against Luciano Abis in a mandatory defence.
June 29, Arezzo:
Orlando Fiordigiglio and Giuseppe Langella clash for the vacant EU superwelter title. Cruisers Salvatore Erittu take on Maurizio Lovaglio on the undercard.
July 5, site to be announced:
Superfeather Antonio De Vitis take on Nikola Cipolletta for the vacant national title.
July 6, Civitavecchia:
Almost ageless veteran Silvio Branco take on Finn Juho Haapoja for the vacant WBC Silver cruiser title. Younger brother Gianluca is featured on the undercard.
July 12, Avezzano:
Stefano Castellucci square off against Ceferino Rodriguez a/k/a Ferino V for the vacant EU welter title.
July 13, Reggio Calabria:
Cruisers Francesco Versace and Leonard Damian Bruzzese clash for the vacant Italian crown.
July 19, Prato:
Superwelters, Francesco Di Fiore take on Riccardo Lecca with the vacant national title at stake.
July 20, Guidonia:
National lightweight ruler Pasquale Di Silvio makes a voluntary defence against Manuel Lancia.
July 26, site to be announced:
Matteo Signani face Manuel Ernesti for the vacant national middleweight title.
By Per-Åke Persson
EURO RESULTS By Per-AkePersson Feb 19, Tambov, RUS: K Popov 6x3: Anton Mezhuev, 59,1, Rus TKO 4 (2.11) Sarkis Grigoryan, 57,8, Rus Grigoryan suspended four weeks. ...
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...
EURO RESULTS By Per-Ake Persson Feb 12, Krasnodar, RUS, LTD SKV Boxing Elnur Samedov, 62,3, Rus W6-U Taras Kovalenko, 61,8, Rus 60-54 on all cards. Arseny Nury, 61...
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. ...