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Rabchenko vs. Vitu

Sergey Rabchenko: “This time I’ll break Vitu”

SERGEY RABCHENKO has no intention of leaving his rematch with Cedric Vitu in the hands of the judges.

Their first encounter, which came on the undercard of Ricky Hatton’s comeback clash with Vyacheslav Senchenko last year, ended with Rabchenko winning by a split decision.

This time, though, the Belarusian banger says they’ll be no room for debate as he intends on retaining his European light-middleweight title by scoring his 19th career stoppage.

“I’m not happy with the way I boxed Vitu last time and I won’t be making the same mistakes again. Continue reading

Hatton Promotions To Stage Rabchenko-Vitu Rematch

HATTON PROMOTIONS have won the purse bids to stage Sergey Rabchenko’s European light-middleweight title defence against official challenger Cedric Vitu.

Rabchenko, who is also ranked as the WBC’s number one contender, beat the tough Frenchman by split decision on the undercard of trainer Ricky Hatton’s comeback fight against Vyacheslav Senchenko in Manchester last November.

But he’ll be looking to win more decisively this time and press towards a world title opportunity. Continue reading