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Taras Bidenko vs Mathew Ellis on Oct. 26

10.20.04 - Up and coming heavyweight prospect Taras Bidenko will top a fightcard on October 26 in Rostock, Germany, that will be broadcast live and without charge on www.boxing.de. The entire event in Rostock includes nine fights from which the first six contests will be shown on www.boxing.de, four of them heavyweight fights.. The broadcast will start 18:00 German time and will end 21:00 German time. The final three fights at Scandlines Arena in Rostock will be televised live and all over Europe on Eurosport.

The 24-year-old Bidenko is 12-1 with 7 knockouts. His single defeat is a controversial loss to the still undefeated Russian giant Nicolay Valuev who he dropped a twelve round decision to. The skilful Bidenko is 9-0 since facing Valuev against who he fought in his only fourth professional contest. The much more experienced Valuev was 28-0 when they met.

On October 26 the 6 foot 4 Bidenko will fight against Mathew Elis, 18-4-1 (9), a 30-year-old Englishman trained by popular British coach Ronnie Davies. This contest will be shown live on www.boxing.de.In other heavyweight action live on the internet: Dangerous looking Rumanian Konstantin Onofrei, 18-1 (11), hard punching Russian prospect Denis Boystov, 1-0 (1), and hulking Russian Valery Chechenev, 4-0 (3).

Also live on www.boxing.de : A jr. welterweight contest with Ali Ahraoui (2-0) and one amateur fight.

Later, in the main event televised live on Eurosport, undefeated Ukrainian bantamweight contender Wladimir Sidorenko, 15-0 (6), will fight former world champion Leo Gamez, 34-10-1 (25), from Venzuela. This contest is a WBA 118 lb. world title eliminator. Also live on Eurosport: Hard punching Russian heavyweight Ruslan Chagaev (“The White Tyson”) and super middleweight contender Dimitri Sartison.

Article posted on 19.10.2004



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