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Susi Kentikian

Susi Kentikian to Defend Her Title Against Simona Galassi on Dec. 7

Cologne, November 6, 2013. WBA Female World Flyweight Champion Susi Kentikian will return to the ring on December 7, 2013 at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. She will defend her crown against Italian Simona Galassi on the undercard of the IBF Middleweight Title showdown between Darren Barker and Felix Sturm. Sturm vs. Barker will be broadcasted live on SAT.1 in Germany and on Sky Sports in the UK.

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Susi Kentikian vs. Carina Moreno tonight in Germany

Susi_Kentikian(Photo credit: Sturm Box Promotions) Susi Kentikian (30-2, 16 KO’s) will be attempting to recapture her WBA Female flyweight title tonight against champion Carina Moreno (23-5, 6 KO’s) in a scheduled 10 round bout at the Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The 25-year-old Kentikian lost her WBA title to Moreno in losing by a close 10 round split decision last year in December in Germany.

For Kentikian is was her second straight defeat at the time after having been beaten by a close 10 round majority decision in May of last year by Mellisa McMorrow. Continue reading

Carina Moreno gives Susi Kentikian promised rematch

CMoreno_FSturm_SKentikianWBA Women’s flyweight champion Carina “La Reina” Moreno (23-5, 6 KOs) is gearing up to defend her title once again against Susi Kentikian (30-2, 16 KOs) in a rematch of their December 2012 scrap, a fight in which Moreno won by split decision. The rematch will take place at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany on July 6th.

The first fight was tremendously close and highly competitive, but in the end Moreno landed harder shots more often and secured the split decision victory against Kentikian in her home country of Germany, where she was used to having decisions go her way.

Now, Moreno will once again travel to her opponent’s home turf. Kentikian is from Germany by way of Armenia and Moreno is thrilled to go on the road for the second time in a row. Continue reading

Carino Moreno Shocks Susi Kentikian in Germany

by Jens Zimmer: Former unified flyweight champion Susi Kentikian suffered her second straight loss at the Burg-Waechter Castello, in Düsseldorf, Germany yesterday. 31-year-old Carina Moreno (23-5, 6 KOs), who lost four of her last five fights, beat Kentikian (29-2, 16 KOs) in a very close fight by a ten round split decision. The judges scored the fight 96-94 twice for Moreno and 97-93 for Kentikian.

Kentikian looked looks the same as ever, rushing forward but not landing enough while getting caught too much by Moreno. The fight was close but Moreno did enough to win. East Side Boxing scored the fight 96-95 for Moreno. Continue reading

Firat Arslan to replace Ruslan Chagaev; Weights and Photos from Germany

Just a few weeks ago, Firat Arslan fought the fight of his life against WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck. Only the judges prevented that Arslan became a two-time world champion when he lost a disputed decision against Huck on November 3rd. But, instead of resting and mourning after the controversial defeat, Firat Arslan will be back in the ring on Saturday, December 1st 2012 at the “ran Boxen: Die Super Fight Night – powered by Felix Sturm” boxing event in Dusseldorf, Germany. He took the fight only on a two-day notice. “He agreed to fight immediately after Ruslan Chagaev pulled out of his fight”, promoter

Felix Sturm said. “I have an enormous amount of respect for Firat Arslan. He is a true warrior.” The 42-years old former champion is happy to showcase his skill, despite the short break: “It’s a great opportunity to be back in the ring just weeks after the Huck bout. I’m excited and ready for Saturday.” Arslan will face Alex Mogylewski, 27, from Aachen, Germany. Continue reading

News: Kentikian/Moreno; Hyland vs Fortuna; Tyler Goodjohn

The Public Workout tomorrow with female German boxing star Susi Kentikian and Carina Moreno will take place at 1pm/local time at the Sportarena Dusseldorf, Am Wehrhahn 1, 40211 Dusseldorf. The event is open to the public.

Felix Sturm presents the “ran Boxen: Die Super Fight Night” boxing event on December 1st 2012 at the CASTELLO in Dusseldorf, Germany featuring Susi Kentikian in a bid for another World Title as she faces the experienced Carina Moreno for the vacant WBA Flyweight Championship. Continue reading

Chagaev-Perez, Moreno-Kentikian Quotes

Going for Gold: Susi “The Killer Queen” Kentikian (25) is aiming to become World Champion again in a bout for the vacant WBA Flyweight Title against Carina Moreno (32). Former World Heavyweight Champion
Ruslan Chagaev (34) will be in for a tough challenge in his way back to the top. He will face unbeaten Cuban hopeful Mike Perez (27) in a Heavyweight Special Attraction. Continue reading