By Per-Ake Persson
Tyson Fury has relinquished the EBU heavyweight title to concentrate on his World title ambitions.
Mandatory challenger Erkan Teper will now face the highest available challenger.
As for who that will be the latest EBU ratings offer some interesting names such as Anthony Joshua, Alexander Povetkin, Artur Szpilka, Alexander Ustinov, Denis Boytsov and David Price.
Two other “names”, Derek Chisora and Kubrat Pulev both have losses in their last respective fights and need a win to be considered.
Michele Di Rocco (39-1-1) makes a voluntary defence of the EBU superlightweight title May 30 in Milan against Frenchman Alexandre Lepelley (17-3-1) on a OPI 2000 Promotion.
If all goes well Di Rocco, IBF # 4 , could be facing the winner of Cesar Cuenga vs Ik Yang, who reportedly clash July 18 in Macao for the vacant IBF title.
On the undercard May 30 Antonio Mosciatello (18-2-1) defends the Italian welter title against Giacomo Mazzono (11-3-1).
Hungarian superbantam Zsolt Bedak, 24-1 and ranked # 3 by the WBO, will face Leo Santa Cruz, 29-0-1 and reigning WBC champ at 122, on the undercard to Pacqiuao vs Mayweather May 2 in Las Vegas. It’s a non title fight scheduled for ten.
Bedak was all set to fight this weekend in Hungary but has withdrawn with stable mate (Felix Promotion) Robert Laki (8-0) stepping in to fight Sergio Romero (8-4-3).
Always well informed German tabloid Bild Zeitung writes that Arthur Abraham vs Robert Stieglitz IV is on for July 18. As for site it stands according to Bild between Halle / Westfalen, Munich, Stuttgart and Leipzig.
Abraham leads 2-1 and this is a mandatory defence of the WBO supermiddleweight title. King Arthur won a close decision last time they fought.
By Per-Ake Persson
April 14, Toronto, ONT, Royal York Hotel
8x3, b: Marc Pagcaliwangan, KO 4 Robert Kanales,
April 13, Kempton Park, RSA:
w: Roman Zhailauov, W6-U Willis Baloyi,
April 12, Sturovo, SLO, LP Gym, br
sw: Zsigmond Vass, W8-U Daniel Botilik,
m: Istvan Zeller, W6-U Andras Varga,
6x3, sm: Achilles Szabo, TKO 1 Kalman Vagyoczki,
m: Peter Orlik, W4-U Attila Benkovics,
sl: Gabor Kovacs, W4-U Richard Voros,
April 11, Usti nad Labem, CZE: Lukas Konecny
10x3, c: Radek Linka, Cze TKO 8 Robert Rosenberg, Cze
vacant Czech cruiser title
10x3, lh: Vaclav Polak, Cze TKO 9 Ruslan Badishov,
sw: Stepan Horvath, Cze W10-U Michal Vosyka, Cze
vacant Czech superwelter title
4x3, sl: Sebastian Bytiqi, Cze TKO 4 Amiran Abuladze, Cze
m: Mikalai Kuzmitski, Cze W4-U Vladimir Fecko, Cze
c: Adam Deines, Ger W4-U Jindrich Velecky, Cze
4x3. c: Ladislav Reznicek, Cze TKO 1 Petr Pirko Pulo, Cze
4x3, h: Danny Williams, Uk/Lat (?) TKO 3 Radek Varek
Danny`s final fight …
4x2, l-fly: Fabiana Bytyqi, Cze TKO 2 Agnes Draxler,
f: Lucie Sedlackova, Cze W4-U Alexandra Gorog,
Both ladies with SES
April 11, Hoevelhof, GER, SchŁtzen und BŁrgerhaus, Nimani Boxpromotion, bdF
8x3, sw: Franck Harroche Horta, Fra TKO 4 Besar Nimani, Ger
Horta as expected too tough for Nimani.
8x3, w: Selcuk Aydin, Tur TKO 1 Misa Nikolic, Ser
6x3, sw: Dario Socci, Ger D 6 Arber Dodaj,
6x3, lh: Sebastian Real, Ger Goran Ristic, Ser
6x3, m: GŲkalp ÷zekler, Ger TKO 2 Adil Rusidi, Ser
6x3, c: Leon Harth, Ger TKO 2 Armin Kukic, (who replaced Samir Barakovic, Ser)
6x3, sm: Wanik Axdijan, W 6 Joszef Kormany,
4x3, sm: Emin Atra, ?? Besmir Plaku,
4x3, sw: Adrian Raatz Maliqi, TKO 2 Dzenghis Osmanov,
4x3, sl: Jovica Jovanovic, TKO 1 Mirza Ganic,
4x3, lh: Lee-Anthony Spitzka, TKO 1 Mihaly Voros,
April 11, Wuppertal, GER, Bayerhalle,, gba
6x3, l: Marek Jedrzejewski, Ger TKO 1 (1.52) Sandro LŁtke Bordewick, Ger
4x3, w: Mike Martini, Ger TKO 1 (1.50) Mike Kšssmann, Ger
Two “profights” on a big MMA event.
April 11, Kemi, FIN, Tervahalli,
6x3, m: Henri Kškšlainen, Fin TKO 2 (0.32) Robison Omsarashvili, Geo
Juho Haapoja, 82,8, Fin W6-U Jevgenijs vet Andrejevs, 82,4, Lat
60-54 on all cards.
6x3: Jarno Rosberg, 92,0, Fin KO 2 (0.38) Goga Abuladze, 89,9, Geo
Pauli Klemetti, 72,5, Fin W6-U Davids Celingarjans, 72,5, Lat
60-54 on all cards.
4x3, sw: Mika Ritala, 69,4, Lat TKO 2 (1.15) Aleksejs Palcuns, 64,9, Lat
April 11, Lichterwelde, BEL:
Hedi Slimane, 60,4, Bel TKO 12 Samir Kasmi, 61,0, Fra
vacant Francophone (WBC version) lightweight title
Ahmed Boussadi, 71,4, Bel W 6 Hovhannes Kishmiryan, 71,6, Bel
April 11, Hainaut, BEL:
Jordan De Simone, 63,0, Bel W 6 Younes Amrani, 63,0, Bel
6x2: Yolaine Lindelauf, 52,3, Bel W 6 Claudia Ferenczi, 50.8, Slo
Ferenczi´s true weight is around here even if she sometimes “weigh in” at 55-56 kg.
6x2, w: Zelda Tekin, 65,0, Bel KO 1 Fanni Lili Windishmann, 64,0, Hun
6x2, f: Djemila Gontaruk, 57,0, Bel TKO 1 Melitta Ignac, 54,5, Slo
April 11, Kaliningrad, RUS: V. Redkozubov
10x3: Sergey Gorokhov, 79.0. Rus TKO 3 (2.11) Mikhail Krinitsin, 78,7, Rus
CIS/SLO lightheavy title
6x3: Aleksandr Sharonov, 66,8, Rus TKO 4 (1.52) Roman Ivanov, 65,8, Rus
4x3: Georgy Chelokhsaev, 62,2, Rus TKO 2 (1.53) Roman Blokhin, 60,35, Ru
Aleksandr Moskovsky, 79,3, Rus W4-U Zaur Dzebisov, 76.5. Rus
April 11, Saint Brieuc, FRA:
sm: Johanny Bola, Fra W 4 Steven Crambert,
April 11, Echirolles, FRA:
lh: Yohann Sedraoui, Fra W 4 Jeremy Greuillet Janin, Fra
April 11, Vendome, FRA:
c: Ludovic David, Fra W10-U Sylvain Luce, Fra
sw: Rodrique Galerne, Fra W 4 Herve Ketonu, Fra
4x2, l: Jessica Tamara Vargas, Fra W 4 Elisabeth Alonso,
April 11, Pannes, FRA:
lh: Guillaume Haye, Fra W4-U Cyril Joly, Fra
April 11, Bethune, FRA:
sb: Faycal Messadoune, Fra W 6 Jeremy Beccu, Fra
April 11, Civray, FRA:
f: Julien Guine, Fra W 4 Luc Siory, Fra
4x2, fly: Megan Ouvrard, Fra W 4 Melanie Mercier, Fra
April 11, Offenburg, GER, Nord-West Halle, Krasniqi Event, bdF
8x3, m: Nuhu Lawal, Ger W 8 Kirill Psonko, Lat (sub for Robert Talarek, Pol?
10x3, sw: Sladjan Janjanin, KO 1 Igor Siladi,
6x2, l: Lucia Morelli, Ger KO 2 Sanja Radin,
6x3, sm: Salvatore Aiello, Ger ?? Ismael Altintas, Ger
4x3, c: Tino Groth, Ger ?? Sergej Begonja,
4x3, m: Stas Kindsvater, W 4 Ionut Damian,
4x3, sm: Osman Sikilar, KO 1 Miroslav Ivancevic, (sub for Yesilat Berkta)
4x2, l: Hasna Tukic, TKO 1 Ivana Mirkov,
4x3, h: Haxhi Duraj, TKO 2 Sergej Begonja,
4x3, c: Sandro Freisleben, KO 2 Goran Ristic,
April 11, Maribor, SLV, Tabor Arena, Tomaz Barada
sw: Jan Zaveck, Slv W12-U Sasha Yengoyan, Bel
Zaveck won the WBFed superwelter title on scores of 115-114, 117-112 and 118-112. Yengoyan had a point deducted in the eleventh for a headbutt.
April 11, Benidorm, SPA, Palacio de los Deportes,
sw: Roberto Santos, Spa W12-S Zakaria Attou, Fra
Santos won the vacant EU title on scores of 117-111 and 116-112 and 115-113 for
w: Mohamed Mimoune, Fra W8-U Ceferino Rodriguez, Spa
Rodriguez upset as he couldn´t handle his opponent´s southpaw style. 80-72 twice and 79-73.
sw: Sergio Garcia, Spa W8-U Karlo Tabaghua, Swe
Garcia won - but had to work hard for his win. Tabaghua is now back with a Swedish license. It was scored 78-73 twice and 80-71
April 10, Prague, CZE, Arena Sparta
6x3, lh: Tomas Adamek. TKO 2 George Aduashvili,
sw: Vladimir Riha, W6-U David Tlashadze,
6x3, h: Vaclav Pejsar, KO 1 Frantisek Kynkal,
April 10, Bruay-la-Bussiere, FRA:
6x3, fly: Thomas Masson, Fra KO 3 Nugzar Chavchavadze, Geo
fly: Vincent Legrand, Fra W6-U Edgar Tellez,
6x3, b: Anthony Buquet, Fra TKO 3 Kvicha Gigolashvili, Geo
4x3, h: Samuel Kadje, Fra KO 2 Edgars Kalnars, Lat
April 10, Noisy-le-Grand, FRA:
10x3, h: Carlos Takam, Fra KO 4 Marcelo Luiz Nascimento, Bra
w: Renald Garrido, Fra W 8 Kevin Bertogal, Fra
c: Engin Karakaplan, Fra W 6 David Radeff, Fra
April 10, Gliwice, POL:
w: Przemyslaw Runowski, Pol W10-U Alfredo Rodolfo Blanco,
vacant WBC Youth Silver title
10x2, sl: Ewa Piatkowska, Pol W10-U Jane Kavulani,
8x3, h; Marcin Rekowski, Pol KO 5 Gbenga Oloukun, Ger
sw: Krzystof Kopytek, Pol W8-U Sasun Karapetyan,
77-76, 77-75 and 78-74.
8x3, lh: Marek Matya, Pol KO 2 Zoltan Nagy,
w: Tomasz Mazur, Pol W4-U Aliaksandr Abramenka, Blr
40-36 on all cards.
April 10, Moscow, World Boxing
Denis Lebedev, 90,3, Rus W12-U Youri Kayembre Kalenga, 90,4, Fra
Lebedev retained the WBA regular vs interim champ Kalenga on scores of 115-112, 116-111 and 116-110. Lebedev was down in the fourth while Kalenga was floored in the seventh.
Eduard Troyanovski, 63,5, Rus KO 8 (0.57) Ayk Shakhnazaryan, 63,3, Rus
Troyanovski won the vacant IBO superlightweight title.
Dmitry Kudryashov, 90,7, Rus KO 1 (0.52) Francisco Palacios, 89,7, P R
Kudryashov won the vacant WBA Int´l title.
Rahkim Chakhkiev, 90,7, Rus KO 4 (1.58) Valery Brudov, 89,1, Rus
Johann Duhaupas, 109,5, Fra W10-M Manuel / Mahmoud Charr, 111,2, Syr/Ger
98-93 twice and 95-95.
6x3: Dmitry Bivol, 80,2, Rus TKO 3 (1.12) Konstantin Piternov, 79,8, Rus
Piternov floored and later in the round stopped.
April 10, Bad Villbel, GER, Sportforum Dortelweil, PSP Boxteam (Enrico SchŁtze), bdF
10x3, lh: Denis Liebau, Ger TKO 3 Janos Olah, Hun
Liebau won the vacant IBA I/C title with a one-sided stoppage over Olah, who was down twice in third before it was stopped. Ref Steve Smoger declared that Liebau was worldclass but that seems a bit out of line.
h: Evginios Lazarides, Gre/Ger W-U Ivica Perkovic, Cro
Lazarides got nowhere with Perkovic, who survived without problems.
6x3, c: Mairis Briedis, Lat TKO 4 BjŲrn Blaschke, Ger
Blaschke didn´t come out for the fourth due to some kind of eye injury. He had it rough all the way.
6x2, w: Bintou Schmill, Ger KO 6 Judith Suran, Hun
Everybody likes to look at ms Schmill, who can fight as well but pose way too much and that made it last into the sixth.
4x3, h: Ilja Menzencev, Ger KO 2 Branislav Plavsic, Ser
4x3, h: Dennis Kyi, Ger KO 1 Zeljko Bojic, Ser
4x3, lh: Dariusz Polmanski, Ger TKO 1 Pierre Dippe, Ger
sm: Roman Alesin, Ger W 4 Ion Barsan,
4x3, h: Robin Och, Ger KO 1 Nedeljko Cvorovic,
4x3, m: Mario Jassmann, Ger TKO 4 Aleksandar Jankovic,
4x3, h: Cesar Uelker, Ger TKO 1 Samir Barakovic, Ser
4x3, sm: John Rene, Ger TKO 1 Radovan Petrovic, Ser
4x3, c: Todor Ilic, TKO 1 Omar Al-Nabrawi,
4x3, lh: Slobodan Jankovic, KO 2 Alem Begic,
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