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Culcay takes on Thompson on September 29th

(Picture: Winfried Mausolf) September 29 is filled with top class title fights. Not only will heavyweight boxers Alexander Povetkin (World Boxing Association Championship against Hasim Rahman) and Kubrat Pulev (European and IBF International Championship against Alexander Ustinov) put their titles on the line. Also fighting to keep his belt is light middleweight Jack Culcay (12-8, 8 KOs). The young German takes on Mark Thompson (24-1, 14 KOs) from Manchester for the WBA Intercontinental Championship. The 26-year-old took some time out of his busy schedule to talk about the upcoming fight.

Jack Culcay, your last fight took place in Berlin on August 25. You won that bout by technical knock-out in round three and therefore the WBA Intercontinental Championship. What did you learn from that night?

Jack Culcay: The fight and the way it ended once again proved that everything is possible when it comes to sport but especially boxing. The cut suffered by Frederic Serre meant, that his night was over just a few rounds into the fight. That could have also happened to me.

In 2009 you won the amateur world championships. In Berlin you were able to celebrate your first professional title. How did it feel? Continue reading