mandag, 15. juli 2024

12.02 Euro News

Universum have five title fights on their big show in Dresden March 7 – with three European titles at stake. On top Juergen Braehmer and Rachid Kanfouah clash for the vacant EBU belt. Alesia Graf gives Magdalena Dahlen a rematch for the WIBF and GBU superfly titles. Aleksy Kuziemsky face Armin Dollinger in his first defence of the EBA lightheavy crown. Thomas Ulrich makes his debut at cruiser and take on Mariano Nicolas Plotinsky for the vacant WBO I/C title and finally superbantams Zsolt Bedak and Franklin Theran clash for the vacant WBO European title. Also on the bill are exciting fly prospect Pal Bedak and Russian lightheavy Igor Michalkin.
Lolenga Mock´s defence of the EU supermiddle title against Spaniard Gabriel Campillo is tentatively set for Copenhagen March 6, 7 or 8.
Sauerland Event´s First Lady, Cecilia Braekhus face Vinni Skovgaard from Denmark March 14 in Kiel for the vacant WBA and WBC welter titles.
Italian heavy Paolo Vidoz face Bulgarian Ivor Marinchev at home in Gorizia March 7. It´s been reported this would be his farewell fight but there´s no official confirmation from Paolo.
The third comeback fight for former WBA superbantam champ Mahyar Monshipour is now set for March 13 in Amneville-les-Thermes. Opponent is former IBF super-fly ruler Felix Machado from Venezuela.
Multiple female supermiddle champ Natascha Ragosina have her first defence for 2009 set for Berlin March 28. Ragosina have also been named female boxer of the year by the WBC.
The funeral for former heavy champ Ingemar Johansson goes ahead tomorrow in Gothenburg were he was born and raised. Johansson´s passing have been big news in Sweden and there are talks of raising a statue of the champ.
Universum celebrates its 25th anniversary February 24 in the big gym at Waldoerferstrasse. Highlight of the evening is the comeback “King” Artur Grigorian, former WBO lightweight champ. Universum have this far produced 29 male or female world champs.

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