mandag, 15. juli 2024

11.08 Williams vs Cole & Euro News

Heavyweight veteran Danny Williams, from the UK but with a Latvian license and a controversial loser to Manuel Charr last time out, takes on former cruiser king and true old-timer in Al “Ice” Cole September 3 in Karlstad, Sweden. The press release from Pugnus Promotion don´t reveal over which distance these two will fight but 12 minutes is the max distance in Sweden with ten ounce amateur gloves worn in all fights. There are exceptions from the distance rule and one take place in the main event on this show where Frida Wallberg defends the WBC jr lightweight title over ten two-minute rounds against Canadian Olivia Gerula.
 
The fight for the vacant EBU flyweight title between Valery Yanchy and Karim Guerfi set for August 19 is now postponed until October 7. The official reason for promoter Chano Planas to move the show is a lack of a suitable venue.
 
Rimer Boxe in Spain have two interesting fights for vacant EU titles in the works for the new season. Not all is confirmed yet but the way it looks now Jesus Garcia Escalona face Belgian Hovhannes Zhamkochyan for the jr lightweight title October 7 or 8 in Fuenlabrada while Joaquin Cespedes take on Frenchman Ali Hallab for the vacant superbantam crown September 23 or 24 at Pabellon Sage 2000 in Aluche.
 
The IBF eliminator at lightbetween Gabriel Campillo and Karo Murat now have October 1 as working date. Sauerland have yet to confirm a site.
 
Danish welterweight veteran and former EBU champ Christian Bladt have a tuneup of some kind set for September 3 in Herning and will then take on touted Belgian puncher by way of Armenia and Spain Sasha Yengoyan September 30 in Gent.

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