European Boxing News: Firat Arslan-Darnell Wilson, Sylvester-Castillejo, More

31.03.08 - by the European Boxing Association - - FIRAT ARSLAN's next WBA defense is scheduled on May 3rd. WBA Cruiserweight Champion FIRAT ARSLAN will make his second WBA World Title defense on May 3rd in Stuttgart, Germany, against American DARNELL WILSON (22-6-3/19 KOs). It will be televised by ZDF and promoted by Universum Box-Promotions..

Braithwaite beats Hernandez for WBA Fedelatin Title
WBA Fedelatin Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (14-1, 8 KOs) surprisingly lost his Crown to former World Champion Wayne Braithwaite (23-3, 19 KOs). Hernandez floored his opponent in the 1st round before a spectacular 2nd round saw both fighters trading fast and strong punches. Braithwaite prevailed in the 3rd, knocking down Hernandez 3 times to take home the belts. "I am disappointed but I will learn from this defeat," Hernandez said. "I did not listen to my coach."

FELIX STURM defends WBA 160 lbs. Crown this weekend.
WBA Middleweight Champion FELIX STURM will make his third World Title defense against Australian JAMIE PITTMAN with an undefeated record of 16 wins, 0 loses and 7 KOs. It will be broadcasted by ZDF television and promoted by Universum Box-Promotions in Dusseldorf, Germany.

WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion SEVASTIAN SYLVESTER will defend his Title against veteran Spaniard JAVIER CASTILLEJO next April 12th in Branderburg, northern Germany. It will be broadcasted by ARD television and promoted by Sauerland Events.

The re-match is on its way. Undefeated WBA World Heavyweight Champion RUSLAN CHAGAEV (24-0-1/17 KOs) will face for the second time former Champion NIKOLAY VALUEV (48-1-0/34 KOs) in a very expected re-match for all European Boxing audience. It will be in Oberhausen, Germany, promoted by Universum Box-Promotions and televised live by ZDF.

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Article posted on 01.04.2008

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