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Team Sauerland and Golden Gloves demand reversal of Masternak-Muller decision

On Saturday night, a highly contentious judging decision cost Mateusz Masternak (35-3, 25 KOs) his thirty-sixth professional victory against Johnny Muller (19-4-2, 13 KOs) at the Emperors Palace in Gauteng, South Africa. The result has led to an international outcry and both Masternak’s promoter Team Sauerland and Muller’s promoter Golden Gloves contacting Boxing South Africa to demand the decision is overturned. Continue reading

Danish young guns Kore and Lynggaard clash on June 20 in Copenhagen

Danish young guns Landry Kore (3-0-0, 1 KO) and Andreas Lynggaard (1-0-0) clash on June 20 at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.

In a big night for Danish boxing, the domestic duel is the latest addition to a stacked ‘Danish Dynamite’ card, which already features the country’s top talents Patrick Nielsen, Micki Nielsen and Dennis Ceylan. Continue reading

Price ruled out of June 26 fight with neck injury

David Price has been forced to withdraw from a scheduled bout at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on June 26 due to an injury sustained in training. The 31 year-old heavyweight suffered a neck muscle injury, which will keep him out of the gym for two weeks and therefore unable to compete. The stacked Matchroom Boxing show featuring Tony Bellew, Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding will continue as planned. Continue reading

Masternak: I’ll show Muller what it means to box at cruiserweight

Mateusz Masternak (35-2, 25 KOs) is oozing with confidence ahead of his ten round cruiserweight clash with Johnny Muller (18-4-2, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Emperors Palace in Gauteng, South Africa.

Accompanied by his training team of Georg Bramowski and Ralf Lewandowski, Masternak arrived in the South African province on Monday, giving the Polish-puncher optimum time to adjust to the change in climate and altitude. Continue reading

Team Sauerland lodge application for Skoglund to defend IBF title in Sweden

Europe’s leading boxing promoter Team Sauerland has lodged an official application with the Swedish Boxing Federation for Erik Skoglund (22-0, 11 KOs) to box twelve rounds in a defence of his IBF Intercontinental Light Heavyweight title against Oleksander Cherviak (15-4-1, 5 KOs) on September 19 at the Nyköpings Arenor in Nyköping, Sweden. Continue reading

Yigit predicts KO in ‘slugfest’ with British talent Owen

Anthony Yigit (13-0-1, 5 KOs) will face Tony Owen (16-3, 3 KOs) on June 20 as part of an action-packed Nordic Fight Night event at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.

The Swedish southpaw returns to the ring following a one-sided points victory over EBU-EU Light Welterweight Champion Timo Schwarzkopf, and is eager to prove his pedigree once again as he prepares to go toe-to-toe with the tough Englishman Owen. Continue reading