Euro Boxing Roundup: Michalczewski Broke, Brähmer vs Kanfouah, Huck-Batello, More
By Per Ake Persson: Lightheavies Juergen Braehmer and Rachid Kanfouah clash for the vacant EBU title March 7 in Dresden. It will be Braehmer´s first fight since losing to WBA champ Hugo Hernan Garay. The legal problems that haunted Braehmer before are still around..
Article posted on 13.01.2009
Bild Zeitung have interviewed former WBO lightheavy champ Dariusz "Tiger" Michalczewski who now resides in Gdansk, Poland. "Tiger" tells how he earned 30 million EUR in the ring but spent it all mainly through expensive divorces but also a pretty wild lifestyle.
EBU cruiser champ Marco Huck will now defend the title against Belgian Geoffrey Batello January 24 in Riesa. Batello replace injured Ukrainian Vadim Safonov
Talented middle Genadyi Golovkin moves up to ten-rounders and squares off against experienced Argentinian Javier Mamani on the undercard to Menzer-Schouten January 17 in Duesseldorf.
Cruisers Lubos Suda and Fabio Tuiach clash for the vacant EU title February 20 in Trieste, Italy, with Boxe Loreni promoting.
Sauerland´s First Lady Cecilia Braekhus will indeed go for the vacant WBA and WBC welter titles March 14 in Kiel but opponent won´t be Swede Anna Ingman. Vinni Skovgaard, EBU champ at jr welter, could get the chance instead.
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