Braehmer vs. Averlant
Juergen Braehmer is still the European Light Heavyweight Champion. The prodigy of coach Karsten Roewer saw-off his challenger Tony Averlant in two rounds on Saturday. 3,200 fans inside the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany witnessed a vastly improved Braehmer, who is seemingly getting back to the top of his game.
“We said after my last fight that there was still some room for improvement – and I proved that today. But my coach and I know that I can even do better than that,” said the champion afterwards.
The 34-year-old was keen to put his stamp onto the fight right from the get-go and did so in dominating style. Braehmer controlled the action and the challenger was only able to react to whatever was thrown at him. The German was able to neutralize the height advantage of the six centimeters taller Frenchman by using his jab and throwing single punches to Averlant´s head and body. Continue reading
Juergen Braehmer (39-2, 30 KOs) and Jack Culcay (14-0, 10 KOs) are looking forward to fighting at the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany. The two Team Sauerland boxers will be putting their respective titles on the line on April 27. During today´s press conference, the opponents were announced. Braehmer will take on Tony Averlant (18-7-2, 4 KOs) for the European Light Heavyweight Championship while Culcay wants to defend his WBA-Intercontinental Light Middleweight Championship against Guido Nicolas Pitto (17-1, 7 KOs) from Argentina.
“I won’t be underestimating Tony Averlant. He proved his worth during the fight with Eduard Gutknecht when he nearly snatched the title away from him last year. I watched the bout, so I know what to expect,” said the 34-year-old. Braehmer is hoping to improve in comparison to his last outing. “I know I can do better. The fight in Berlin was the first one after a long period outside of the ring and consequently the first time for a while that I have gone through proper preparation. Now I will keep this professional attitude up. The fans will be able to tell the difference come April 27.” Continue reading