By Per-Ake Persson
The Nordic Nightmare, Robert Helenius (19-0), returns to action as previously reported March 21 in Tallinn (Estonia) and the opponent is now announced. It will be Ukrainan veteran Alexey Mazikin (18-12-2) in the opposite corner. Mazikin was a very good amateur and then turned pro with Spotlight Boxing in Hamburg and later joined Arena Box Promotion. But over the years Mazikin have gone downhill and what once was possible contender is now at best a decent journeyman.
Sauerland Event reports in a German press release that the Stadhalle (Town Hall) in Rostock is sold out for the showdown between WBA regular lightheavy champ Juergen Brahmer and Robin Krasniqi March 21. Brahmer resides and trains in nearby Schwerin and his bad boy image is now since long history. Krasniqi is based in Munich but is promoted by SES in Magdeburg.
Hungarian cruiser Imre Szello (4-0) headlines Felix-Promotion´s show in Cegled March 14 and take on Georgian Shalva Jomardashvili (40-11-2).
Jomardashvili was the opponent for Zsolt Erdei in his farewell fight and did well enough to be brought back and face Szello, who is a former Olympian.
WBO # 3 superbantam Zsolt Bedak (22-1) is in against Nicaraguan Arnoldo Solano (14-4) and the undercard features the new generation in Richard Baranyi (9-0), Zsolt Bogdan (6-0) and Robert Laki (7-0).
The event is televised live on national TV in Hungary.
Billy Joe Saunders (21-0) has relinquished the EBU title to concentrate on a world title shot. Mandatory challenger is Michel Soro (25-1-1) from France and he will now face highest available challenger. Soro has opened 2015 with two impressive knockout wins.
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 ...
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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. ...