By Per-Ake Persson
WBFed heavy champ Carlos Takam, 28-1, have at short notice cancelled the planned defence of the title October 17 in Sarcelles (France) against Brazilian Raphael Zumbrano. Instead Takam will take part in the WBC Tournament and will on Friday October 19 take on Odlanier Solis. Solis comes with a reputation of being lazy and seldom in shape and that may be true but he is also a fighter of the like Takam have never been in against.
K 2 Ukraine have lightheavy Vyacheslav Uzelkov, 29-3, headlining in Kiev (Ukraine) November 9. Opponent is American Jaidron Codrington, 21-3. On the undercard amateur standout Alexander Usik makes his prodebut and take on Mexican Felipe Romero, 16-7-1.
Karo Murat, who challenge IBF lightheavy champion Bernard Hopkins October 26 in Atlantic City will have George Bramkowsk as chief cornerman. Cutman will be Malcolm Garrett and Sauerland is represented by both Wilfried Sauerland and Chris Meyer. Meanwhile, the same night but Oldenburg (Germany) Murat´s headcoach Ulli Wegner is heading the corner of Arthur Abraham and Robert Woge as they take on Giovanni De Carolis and Antolij Dudchenko respectively. Veteran Hako Sevecke is also in the corner.
British feathers Lee Selby and Rendall Munroe will fight for the vacant EBU featherweight title after an agreement has been reached. Matchroom will promote the show at a date and site to be announced.
By Per-Ake Persson
Oct 14, Amsterdam, NTH, Theatre Carrť, Hans De Bruijn
jw: Vango Tsirimokos, W8-U Barry Groenteman, Nth
78-74, 77-75, 77-76.
6x3, w: Brahim Kamal, Tdr 3 Stephen Danyo,
sm: Nieky Hoelzken, TKO 3 Gary Abijan, Geo
jw: Hassan Ait Bassou, Nth W6-U Yauheni Kruhlik, Geo
jw: Rafik Harutjunan, W6-M Ahmed El Hamwi,
1/2, sm: Suriel Hooker, TKO 2 Rocky Grandjean,
1/2, sm: Joos Poulino, W4-M Karapet Karapetyan,
1/1: Suriel Hooker, TKO 2 Rocky Grandjean,
Oct 12, Munich, GER, Kickboxen Deutschland Gym, Johnny Keta,
"Keta House Gala" - a charity show for a sick 17-year old.
m: Mike Keta, Ger W 6 Ionut Trandafir Ilie, Rom
Trandafir was down twice during the fight and taken to hospital with possible broken ribs.
Oct 12, Colfontaine, BEL:
10x3: Ali Baghouz, 101,0, Bel TKO 1,ab Jean Claude Bikoi, 96,6, Bel
vacant Belgian heavyweight title
Oct 12, Middelkerke, BEL; Eddie Vandenhouweele
6x3: Jean Pierre Bauwens, 62,4, Bel TKO 5 Ivan Leviskis, 62,4, Lat
6x3: Arno Casteleyn, 79,0, Bel KO 2 Lubo Hantak, 80,3, Slo
6x3. Mike Algoet, 75,7, Bel TKO 2 Stefan Stanko, 76,9, Slo
Hedi Slimani, 63,4, Bel W 4 Bela Sandor, 64,3, Slo
4x3: Hakim Ben Ali, 62,1, Bel W dq 3 Elemir Rafael, 60,4, Slo
Younes Amrani, 62,8, Bel W 4 Tibor Meszaros, 63,0, Slo
Oct 12, Madrid, SPA, Gimnasio del Rayo Vallecano, Tundra Promotions
sl: Rudy Encarnacion, Spa W8-U Leonus Marie Francois, Fra
80-72, 79-73 and 78-74.
Oct 12, Evreux, FRA, salle Omnisports
lh: Jonathan Profichet, Fra W 6 Vygaudas Laurinkus, Lit
4x3, l: Maxime Roussel, Fra KO 2 William Leverend, Fra
Oct 12, Val-de-Marne, FRA: Mehdi Lafiifi,
1/1 TF, c: Antoine Boya, Fra W 6 Mathieu Monnier, Fra
sm: Faycal Karkour, Fra W 6 Gregory Louyest, Fra
jl: Geoffrey Dos Santos, Fra W 6 Jean Noel Alvarez, Fra
CE, jw: Ala Edine Moussa, Fra TKO 2 Nosredine Adad,
jw: Gallous Coulon, Fra W 4 William Jules, Fra
Oct 11, Lons-le-Saunier, FRA, Complex Sportife Du Solvan
sf: Yoann Portailler, Fra W10-U Sebastien Cornu, Fra
Portaillier won the French superfeather title on scores of 97-93 twice and 96-94.
Oct 11, Ancona, ITA:
l: Michel Focosi, Ita W 6 Oleksandr Samara, Ukr
Oct 11, Livorno, ITA:
jm: Domenico Salvemini, Ita W 8 Giuseppe Rauseo, Ita
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